HEA STEM (Computing) Event on Assessing Large Classes

  The University of Derby are holding a free event funded by the HEA on ‘Innovative approaches to teaching, assessing and feeding back to large Engineering and Computing classes.’ It takes place next week, 21st Feb 2014 at 10am. A programme is available, and bookings can be made online. For further information, visit the HEARead more

Online submission FAQs

How do I download submitted coursework? The two main routes to online coursework submission each have a different mechanism for downloading the submitted files. The notes below describe approaches to marking and the provision of feedback using Learn’s online submission tools Downloading a class’ assignments Providing online feedbackRead more

Technologies for delivering feedback

I was invited to the University Learning and Teaching Committee yesterday to give a short presentation on how learning technologies can be used to deliver feedback to students. This is an area in which students themselves (and their Union representatives) can see opportunities for much more use of technology. In my presentation I covered aRead more

Learning about Learn online quizzes

Felipe Iza uses Learn Quiz for formative assessment with Loughborough University first year Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering students.  He and his colleagues introduced a series of formative assessments throughout the course of their module designed to motivate and provide feedback to students, and to keep the module tutors informed of progress.  Using Learn, theRead more

Use of mini camcorders for feedback to students

In this E-learning Showcase presentation, Professor Chris Szejnmann (Head of History) talks about his use of the Flip mini camcorder (similar to the Kodak models we have available for loan) as a tool for students to record their own presentations, and as a way of giving more effective and meaningful feedback to students. Click onRead more

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