Politics instituted a full curriculum review, lasting over a year, to investigate how they could enhance their programmes in the following areas: feedback and assessment; student voice; employability; EDI; and teaching research methods. Find out more from Dr Michael Barr.
Module leaders worked collaboratively to create an assessment that related to authentic clinical practice of pain management. A number of approaches were used to achieve this including mapping out the module design and using rubrics in the assessment.
Find out more about how listening and acting to student feedback, contact time with tutors and good quality staff support have helped develop a sense of learning community within Architecture.
Archaeology students submit a formative piece, “What will I get from my degree?” near the start of Semester 1. Find out more from Dr James Gerrard in this Case Study.
Dr James Gerrard used formative tests with postgraduate students which helps to encourage engagement with resources and contributes to better summative assessment grades.
Tom Astley, winner of the Outstanding Contribution to Feedback Teaching Excellence Award shares his approach to providing continuous feedback to students.
Dr Sue Thorpe records feedback using Blackboard for MSc Psychology Students. Students have responded well to this with lots of positive comments. Read more in the case study.
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Andrea Wilczynski from the School of Modern Languages records individual audio feedback for Stage 2 students studying German. Read more about the results here.
Dr Phil Ansell, Senior Lecturer School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Students were asked to submit, as part of a group assessment, a video instead of a written report Who is involved? Phil Ansell (Maths & Stats) Stage 2 Undergraduate students How do you do it? Students Read more about Video submission and assessment for group projects[…]
Dr David Walker, Politics Senior Tutor School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? We produced a booklet called ‘The Politics Guide to Assessment and Feedback’ for distribution to all undergraduate politics students. The Guide provides information about the different forms of assessment used in Politics, assessment criteria, the Read more about Politics guide to assessment and feedback[…]