Author Archives: Gill Ferrell

Digital Assessment: current and future developments across europe

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

The webinar took place on 25th April 2017. It was organised by EUNIS in collaboration with JIsc. Topics covered included national initiatives in Norway and the Netherlands and the experiences of the University of Bergen (using Canvas for formative assessment and Inspera for digital exams). The webinar recording can be found here: https://ca-sas.bbcollab.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.5F189A13EE7B62C8F18F972018C873&sid=2009077 Follow the … Read more

Online exams webinar recording now available

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

The recording of our webinar ‘Online exams: migration or transformation’ run jointly between Jisc and EUNIS http://www.eunis.org/ is now available. Listen to the recording on our YouTube site https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjMNanbMpMQ to hear the views of: Stuart Allan, who recently completed an MSc on the subject at the University of Edinburgh David Parmentier, Sogn og Fjordane University … Read more

Updated product comparisons

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

It’s a couple of years now since we had a flurry of activity around people sharing and discussing product comparisons (search on product features/comparisons if you want to look at the archives). Since then we have published a set of supplier responses to the sector-wide specification (spring 2016) and this was updated in September 2016. As … Read more

Evaluating your readiness for electronic management of assessment: using our self assessment tool

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Following pilot testing by 12 institutions we are offering a wider range of people the opportunity to try out our self-assessment tool. The tool is still in beta version so we know there will be functionality you would like to see added. The tool has so far been tested with universities so we are particularly … Read more

Online exams: migration or transformation?

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

Our latest blog post is a guest contribution by Stuart Allen who has just completed an MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart has been undertaking research into online exams. This is a short reflection on his research and Stuart will be joining us for a webinar on the topic in September … Read more

Going Dutch: gain a European perspective at our workshop in Amsterdam

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Following our highly successful event in Dundee last year, Jisc is again working with European colleagues EUNIS and SURF to organise the next EUNIS e-Learning Task Force workshop on Friday 15th April, at the University of Amsterdam. The workshop will explore how universities are addressing aspects of the new European Commission framework (A European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational … Read more

Supplier responses to UK HE EMA system requirements

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We are delighted that 15 suppliers have so far responded to the Jisc and UCISA invitation to complete our EMA system requirements template. The template was designed to clarify the core requirements of UK He providers. The responses will help universities and colleges better understand the ways in which particular systems can support their needs … Read more

Supplier responses to UK HE EMA system requirements

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

We are delighted that 15 suppliers have so far responded to the Jisc and UCISA invitation to complete our EMA system requirements template. The template was designed to clarify the core requirements of UK He providers. The responses will help universities and colleges better understand the ways in which particular systems can support their needs … Read more

Getting started with small scale EMA

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Not all universities or colleges are currently implementing EMA organisation-wide. Some of you have told us you are looking for guidance on how to get started with EMA on a smaller scale. In this podcast  Bryony Olney from the University of Sheffield talks about how she went about organising an EMA pilot in her department. […] Read more