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Online resource now available ‘Transforming assessment and feedback with technology’

As you all know we’ve been working on the development of an online toolkit to bring together examples, guidance and resources to support universities and colleges with their use of technology for assessment and feedback. We’re pleased to say that the first element of that suite of resources is now available, the ‘Transforming assessment and … Read more

Our 10 step EMA process

This post is intended to support an activity during the Jisc Learning and Teaching Experts Practice Group meeting on 14th October. One of the aims of our EMA work is to help you implement processes that meet all necessary quality standards but which are no more complex than they need to be. Principles underlying the approach … Read more

Naming the ‘EMA toolkit’

We’re starting to think about a name for our EMA toolkit, which will be the home for many of the outputs of this project (see previous blog post ‘Solution development is underway‘). So, as a bit of August Bank Holiday fun, if you have any suggestions please do add them into the mix – we’ve … Read more

Vendors start work on assignment interoperability in IMS

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 of … Read more

Assessment and Feedback institutional checklist

The toolkit working group will be looking at the usefulness of tools & checklists over the next few weeks so here’s an example just to get us thinking. Comments welcome Checklist for institutional Self-Assessment Strategy and policy Is your institution’s approach to assessment and feedback articulated in institutional strategy and, if so, at what level … Read more

European EMA workshop – programme details

The programme for the workshop with European partners is now published and there are still some free places available. EUNIS E-Learning Task Force Workshop Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland, 9th June 2015, Events Area, Kydd Building Electronic Management of Assessment and Assessment Analytics The workshop will explore how technology can be used to enhance assessment and feedback … Read more