Author Archives: wilbert

The journey of an assessment

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

An assessment passes through many hands and even more systems on its way from setting to recording the final mark. Partially because it is so central to teaching and learning, it’s a process that seems unusually complex, and involving many touch points in its electronic form. We’ve sequenced the whole trajectory of a typical assessment … Read more

Outcomes of the feedback hub solution development

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

Moving the management of assessment online has opened up new possibilities and expectations around the role of assessment in learning. One of these is the use of holistic feedback; feedback that comes from across the years of a degree programme, and not just the modules a learner is enrolled in at the moment. History: the […] Read more

Vendors start work on assignment interoperability in IMS

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

For the past couple of months, vendors such as TurnItIn, Blackboard and Elucian, as well as a number of UK Universities, have been working on a solution for assignment interoperability in the IMS Assignment Task Force.   This is highly relevant for the Jisc’s Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) project, because it holds the promise […] Read more

Developing assessment practice with holistic feedback

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

One of the outcomes of the EMA co-design project is the interest in holistic feedback on assessment. It’s clear to a lot of people in the sector that it’d be beneficial for learners, markers, tutors and others if assessment took in a complete view of a learner’s journey, and if feedback engaged the learner better, and also […] Read more

A brief typology of feedback hubs

Originally posted on Electronic Management of Assessment.

As part of the Jisc’s feedback hub feasibility project, I’ve started to look at systems that can present feedback in a holistic, programme wide way to learners and teachers. Having talked to the creators of a number of these hubs, there seem to be three broad types, which I’ll outline here. One of the outcomes […] Read more