Productivity and proficiency

Case study: Blackboard

Using the Group Assessment and Rubric Tools within Blackboard to provide equitable and efficient feedback on group presentations Amy Parkes – Lecturer Practitioner in Physiotherapy It is important that as a health care professional, we facilitate development of academic and personal skills through varied assessment processes. Group presentations are integral to many modules across the …

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Case study: Office 365

Combining technologies, enhancing practice  Adrian Ibbetson – Director of Sport and Engagement, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing  There has been an active attempt to experiment with new technologies in order to lead change and embrace new potential ways of working.   The Surface Pro is used ‘on the go’ as well as ‘docked’ in the office; the personal OneDrive space is used for saving files and there has been a pilot …

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Case study: OneNote Class Notebook

e-portfolios with OneNote Neesha Ridley – Senior Lecturer, School of Community Health and Midwifery The OneNote notebook was used as a tool and as a method of assessment by tutors on the midwifery course.  The students on the midwifery course complete a portfolio across all three years of the course, within a module named midwife 1 (Y1), midwife 2 …

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Case study: MarS

Electronic feedback with MarS Tracy Bradford – Senior Lecturer, School of Forensic & Investigative Sciences Challenge Some assessments require the submissions of documentation such as laboratory notebooks. Yet these assessments have often lacked a system for electronically recording and feeding back to students, with all of the associated benefits that online and digital technologies can …

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Case study: Turnitin

Developing academic writing skills through timely and concise feedback Author: Eve Potts – Lecturer in Mental Health, School of Nursing Challenge NU2225 Mental Health Law and Policy is a second year module studies by Pre-Registration student Mental Health Nurses. The module  is assessed through a 3000 word written essay, this is the first piece of …

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Case study: Turnitin

Electronic assignment submission with Turnitin Author: James P Battersby – Module Leader, Historical Contextual Studies Challenge Marking assignments and providing feedback to large numbers of students Solution I have a large cohort of students who take my compulsory first year Contextual Studies module, and have used Turnitin for marking essays and giving feedback for essays …

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