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Evaluation of possible assessments in languages

This resources draws on the criteria Phil Race has developed to evaluate different assessments. The examples are also available here to be printed off separately.

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Introduction to assessment for new academic staff

I give a version of this presentation each year at the LLAS Centre New staff workshop. It is a basic presentation which returns to the foundational principles of assessment.

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Assessment (Collection 3 of 7)

This Collection is the third of seven that make up 'The Pool', a selection of Open Educational Resources designed to support the professional development of English lecturers. This resource collection aims to provoke thought about the role of assessment and feedback in undergraduate English programmes. Of interest to lecturers at different career stages (especially those just setting out), and to leaders of accredited courses.

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What is assessment for?

This activity confronts English lecturers with the variety of concerns different interest groups have about assessment in their discipline, inviting them to be self-reflexive about their approach to assessment. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Computer-aided assessment

This resource contains examples of sophisticated online multiple-choice questionnaires and challenges English lecturers to emulate them. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Feedback and marking strategies

This activity invites English lecturers to mark sample student work and use the process as a springboard for considering approaches to marking more generally. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Creative assessment

This activity invites English lecturers to think outside the box of conventional assessment methods and develop new, creative methods. It consists of an overview of the activity and an activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers.

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Mix and Match

This activity provides materials for English lecturers to interrogate the relationship between assessment mode and learning outcome. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Assessment SWOT analysis

This activity encourages English lecturers to focus on the strengths and weaknesses of various forms of assessment common on English programmes. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Designing and running innovative assessments

This activity is designed to help English lecturers think about the relationship between creative forms of assessment, learning outcomes and marking criteria. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Assessment audit

This activity enables English lecturers to 'audit' the assessment regime they use in their modules.. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers; 3.An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses).

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Assessment: introduction to the collection

This Collection is the third of seven that make up 'The Pool', a selection of Open Educational Resources designed to support the professional development of English lecturers. This collection of activities for individuals and groups aims to provoke thought about the role of assessment and feedback in undergraduate English programmes. Of interest to lecturers at different career stages (especially those just setting out), and to leaders of accredited courses.

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Online discussion in English Studies

The activity in this resource, available for a group or individual, exposes the student to a selection of voices within the discipline who have different perspectives on the use and assessment of online discussion.

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Getting more out of tutor feedback workshop

Workshop for staff to explore strategies to help students get more out of tutor feedback. Activities are in the PowerPoint, as well as links to a webfolio with additional materials.

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Online Discussion in English Studies: A Good Practice Guide to Design, Moderation and Assessment

This Good Practice Guide provides a long overdue introduction to the use of one of the most widely available and easy to use elearning tools - the discussion board. The Guide provides a wealth of practical advice about how to start using discussion boards effectively in the Higher Education and Further Education Context. Advice is given on how to design meaningful tasks, how to moderate the boards to ensure smooth and effective communication between students and solutions to the question of whether to assess contributions or not and how gets a chapter of its own. The final chapter deals specifically with the use of discussion boards in a Creative Writing context. It is hoped that the guide will inspire and encourage both you and your department to get involved in using discussion boards to enrich the student experience.

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making a poster for assessment

These instructions were designed for students making posters for a seventeenth-century assessment. They can be used for classwork, for just about any purpose. Thinking about posters, dvd and book covers can help students organise their thoughts for writing essays.

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Feedback form explained

Feedback form with an explanation of the nature and purpose of each section, intended for students.

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Feedback strategies

Collection brings together a range of resources for use by staff to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work.

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Workshop: strategies for students to get more out of feedback

This PowerPoint sets out a range of strategies that can be used to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work. This was used for workshops at the 2010 Higher Education Academy conference and HEIR 2010 (Higher Education Institutional Research.)

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Tips for writing a reflective, explanatory text in support of a project

A generic ready-to-use or adaptable resource for explaining how to write an explanatory text in support of a project. This is used in literature projects, as an aid to assessment, but can be used in order to help devise learning outcomes and assessment criteria. For more on creative assessment criteria, see the ESC project, on the ESC site.

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Tips for analysing a film clip

Tips for film clip analysis, for class preparation and for assessment.

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The Bible and Archaeology - group presentations

This document explains how group presentations have been used as a method of assessment in a module on the Bible and archaeology.

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The Bible and the Tragic Vision - use of a portfolio

This powerpoint presentation sets out how portfolios were used as an assessment method on a Level 2 module about the Bible and the tragic vision.

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Introductions: advice for students

Single webfolio page to help students develop their introduction to an essay. The page contains a summary of key points and links to materials to see exemplars and tutorials on writing introductions.

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Feedback Exercise

Exercise to help students use tutor feedback, by encouraging them to record details from tutor feedback for a whole semester/ year. The form encourages students to record the things feedback has identified they do well, and also to identify the areas for development. This synoptic overview helps students to see patterns in their feedback so they can take actions to improve their future learning.

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Using Feedback Effectively form

Form for students to help them get more out of tutor feedback on their work.

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