A recent discussion on end-of-session marking highlighted three things to address to alleviate the workload, for either upcoming or future marking, as well as making marking (or the results thereof) more meaningful:
- Providing and using feedback
- And marking in teams
Continue reading More On Marking: Rubrics, Feedback and Team Marking
With Macquarie’s new Assessment Policy in place, attention is now turning to reviewing current assessment tasks in units. There are many posts on Teche on the new assessment policy, assessment ideas in the Science Faculty, and the new hurdle requirements. In this post, we will look at some examples of good assessment practice in the Faculty of Arts.
Continue reading Good practice examples of assessments at the Faculty of Arts
The scenario: A second year Accounting unit of over 800 students, 32 tutorial groups and 10 tutors. The assessment task: A research project (1500 words). The challenge: how to achieve reliable and efficient marking across such a large number of assignments and teaching staff?
Continue reading Using Rubrics and Grademark make grading faster and easier