Learning Technology

Tag: e-assessment

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Tips on question re-use in Rogō

February 21st, 2014 at 04:02

If you want to re-use a Rogo question you first need to find the question. An easy way of searching for a question from a paper is to choose one of the options under Question Bank Tasks. The first 3 options allow you to search under one parameter (Type, Team or Keyword) but if you [...]

TouchStone…New Name…Rogō

November 3rd, 2011 at 05:11

  A new version of TouchStone has been released with new functionality and a new name! Rogō 4.1 has some new features developed to meet the requirements identified by users within the University.     Maths/Chemistry equation editor An equation editor has been added to Rogō to allow the inclusion of equations in question text [...]

Transforming Assessment webinar 5 Oct: Moodle 2.1 quiz rationale

September 26th, 2011 at 07:09

Colleagues may be interested in this webinar on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 “OpenLearn – Rationale behind the new Moodle 2.1 Quiz” with presenter Phil Butcher (Open University, UK). “In 2005 the Open University in the UK chose to use Moodle as its main VLE and in so doing committed considerable resources to the on-going development [...]

Expert opinions on SCT questions

August 4th, 2011 at 06:08

Script Concordance Test (SCT) questions assess reasoning skills in uncertain clinical situations. They present information about a case with details of initial reasoning (hypothesis, selected treatment etc) followed by new information. The student is then asked to what extent the new information supports the initial reasoning. These questions do not have correct or incorrect answers in the same [...]

Webinar: New paradigms for assessment within image intensive disciplines: examples from Histology

August 2nd, 2011 at 09:08

If you’re interested in Assessment you may be glad to hear about this free webinar on Wednesday, 3 August 2011 “New paradigms for assessment within image intensive disciplines: examples from Histology”, with presenter: Professor Geoff Meyer (University of Western Australia). It’s part of a series on Rethinking assessment in a participatory digital world – Assessment 2.0. [...]

TouchStone and the Rapid Selector

July 14th, 2011 at 03:07

“There is a little used machine in existence – the rapid selector – which can review items on a strip of microfilm at the rate of 1,000 items a second and print those which are selected in accordance with a code set on a keyboard. It could, for example, review the case histories of half [...]

New TouchStone release!

June 20th, 2011 at 10:06

On Tuesday 14th June version 4.0 of TouchStone was released. This includes improved functionality and new features as requested by users. The first thing you might notice is that the navigation options have changed. A breadcrumb trail is now displayed at the top of the screen replacing the ‘Up’ arrow used in v3.9 . This means [...]

Editing restrictions on live and locked TouchStone papers

May 17th, 2011 at 03:05

When a Formative paper is ‘live’ as set by the ‘Available From’ and ‘To’ dates, there are some restrictions set by TouchStone: You can’t change the question order You can’t change the screen number for a question You can’t remove questions from the paper What to do – If you are still working on the [...]

How do exams start in TouchStone?

May 4th, 2011 at 08:05

TouchStone exams run through the ‘Exam Desktop’ which prevents students from accessing applications other than their TouchStone exam. There is a standard exam login that all students use to access the ‘Exam Desktop’ and this is followed by a second login where students use their normal University username and password. TouchStone will then find the [...]

Avoid unintentionally locking questions

February 9th, 2011 at 08:02

If you open a question in TouchStone for editing but do not make any changes you should use the Close button to exit the question editor. If you use the ‘Back’ button in the browser you will be taken out of the question editor window but the question will remain locked for an hour. While [...]