Category Archives: Assessment and feedback

Assessment standard stimulates 250m investment

Assessment takes up a significant part of an academics time, particularly at this time of year. Over the past seven years Jisc has invested heavily in technologies to reduce the assessment burden on tutors and institutions. One area of investment has been to support the Innovation Support Centre, CETIS, to help lead on the development … Read more

Students as change agents

I’ve had a few opportunities over the last week or so to hear about some of the great work that institutions are doing with students as change agents. At our Digital literacies: changing student practices webinar last week, we heard about the work that Exeter, Oxford Brookes and Greenwich have been doing with their students, … Read more

Assessment & Feedback – from reluctance to emotional response

At the recent JISC Assessment & Feedback programme meeting, I ran a session with the Strand B projects in which we revisited some questions we first discussed a year ago. Thus, instead of ‘What do you want to happen as a result of your project’s assessment and feedback innovation?’ we talked about what has happened. … Read more

Assessment and feedback: developing a vision for technology-enhanced practices and processes

Birmingham was a hive of activity last week as the Assessment and Feedback programme came together to work towards the development of a shared vision around this theme. It had been a year since all the projects met face-to-face so the aim was to provide opportunities for networking and sharing project outputs and outcomes as … Read more

Assessment and feedback: Where are we now?

One year on for projects in the JISC Assessment and Feedback programme Five projects from the JISC Assessment and Feedback programme took part in the 2012 International Blended Learning Conference at the University of Hertfordshire on 13-14 June, when representatives from Collaborate (University of Exeter), iTEAM and EEVS (University of Hertfordshire), FASTECH (Bath Spa University … Read more

A view of the assessment and feedback landscape

The Assessment and Feedback programme has recently published a report which synthesises the baseline reviews of 8 institutional change projects. The purpose of the baseline process was to gain a picture of the current state-of-play of assessment and feedback processes and practices within these organisations and to provide a starting point against which to evaluate … Read more

Transforming assessment and feedback resources

This week sees the launch of a set of new pages in the JISC Design Studio around Transforming Assessment and Feedback. These now form a hub for existing and emergent work in this area where, under a series of themes, you can explore what we currently know about enhancing assessment and feedback practice with technology, … Read more