VLE

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: 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: Meetoo

Student evaluations with Meetoo David Foster – Lecturer, School of Nursing Challenge There was a need to obtain and analyse student evaluations of the modules at the middle and end points of the delivery in a more effective way. Existing paper-based process are time consuming and ineffective for large amounts of data. Solution The Meetoo …

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Case study: MarS

Clinical examination assessments simplified with MarS Yvonne Whiteley – Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing Challenge Our assessment involved 408 BSc Hons Pre-Registration student nurses in their first year module, NU1101. The module is aimed at developing fundamental skills for nursing practice and the assessment is based on a clinical examination whereby students must demonstrate the …

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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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