Effective assessment in a digital age

A session at JISC Conference 2011

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

1:30pm to 2:30pm

How technology can enhance assessment and feedback for learners and practitioners

This workshop will explore how technology can enhance the value of assessment and feedback for practitioners and learners. The session, which draws on the findings of JISC reports and projects as well as developments in a range of institutions, will include the following topics:

  • Intervention points: how technology can support processes around assessment and feedback
  • Why do it? Potential benefits of technology-enhanced assessment and feedback
  • Types of technology: more than you might think
  • Introduction to Effective Assessment in a Digital age publication and supporting resources
  • Case study: implementing a strategic vision for assessment to improve the student experience and reduce workload

Delegates are encouraged to think about their own challenges in the area of assessment and feedback in advance of the workshop.

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Time 1:30pm2:30pm GMT

Date Tue 15th March 2011

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