Specifying

Assessment Principles

Explore the university-wide principles which help to support assessment design.

Assessment Diversity Data

Watch a short video showing how to see the types of assessment in your department this academic year to help plan more easily.

Explore a range of case studies outlining how colleagues have used the new assessment pattern reports.

Using Rubrics

Explore how to design, create and share rubrics in Turnitin and Blackboard. You can also explore the Rubric Review Tool.

Blackboard Rubric Guide.

Turnitin Rubric Guide.

ADE Rubric Guide.

Rubric Review Tool.

Explore a range of case studies outlining how colleagues have used rubrics and what impact they have had.

Rubric Bank

Explore examples of rubrics used by colleagues.

Setting

Assignment Setting Guides

Explore a series of guides on setting up assignments.

TEL guides (setting assignments).

Marking Tools guide.

Submission Instructions guide.

Watch a short video showing how to plan the timing of assessment deadlines in your department this academic year.

Online Submission Protocols

View guidance to staff and students on all aspects of the submission process (in annex 3).

Programme Admin Data Entry guide for RISIS

Find out how to access EMA Data Entry guides in RISIS (for Programme Administrators).

Staff Training Sessions

Find and enrol on staff training events linked to the online assessment cycle.

Who does what and when during marking?

Explore process maps showing who does what and when, for submissions to Turnitin and Blackboard, when assessment is named or submitted anonymously.

Display Screen Equipment Assessment

View the university Display Screen Equipment policy, a good practice guide and workstation assessment.

Submitting

Staff guide to student receipting

Explore when and how students receive assessment submission receipts, what they look like, and how staff can access them.

Managing ECFs

View a quick guide to the management of Extenuating Circumstances Forms for staff.

Managing Systems Failure

Coming Soon- Explore what action the university, staff and students should take in response to all types of systems failure relating to the submission of work.

Making and Production of Feedback

Managing Turnitin Feedback Studio

Read guides on using Turnitin/ Grademark, or explore a range of case studies outlining the adoption, use and impact of Turnitin.

TEL Guides (Turnitin Grademark).

Explore Case Study Library.

Guide to using Blackboard Inline Grading

Read a guide to using Blackboard Inline Grading, or explore a range of case studies outlining the adoption, use and impact of Blackboard.

TEL guides (Blackboard Inline Grading).

Explore Case Study Library.

eMarking Quick Guidance

View quick, essential advice on all aspects of online marking, using both Turnitin and Blackboard.

Explore a list of top tips from academic colleagues marking online.

Guidance on specific learning difficulties

Explore further guidance surrounding students with specific learning difficulties.

Marking using Rubrics in Turnitin and Blackboard

View guidance on using rubrics in Turnitin and Blackboard.

TEL Guides (Blackboard Rubrics).

TEL Guides (Turnitin Rubrics).

Explore a range of case studies outlining the use and impact of rubrics.

Guide to Quickmarks

Read a guide to the creation, sharing and use of Quickmarks.

Find out how to download Quickmarks sets from the EMA website.

Explore a range of case studies outlining the use and impact of Quickmarks.

Audio Feedback case studies

Read case studies exploring the impact of Turnitin audio feedback.

Video interview on audio feedback with Professor Cindy Becker.

Contacts if anything goes wrong

Find contact details of colleagues who can help with technical marking issues.

Recording of Grades

Programme Administrator reference guides to support the recording of grades in RISIS

Find out how to access EMA guides surrounding the recording of grades in RISIS.

Returning Marks and Feedback

The student view of marks screens

Watch a short video showing the student view of marks screens in RISIS.

Watch a short video showing students how to find their feedback in Blackboard and Turnitin.

Using RISIS to monitor modules (for Module Convenors) and to monitor students (for Tutors)

Watch a short video exploring the RISIS Module Convenor Screen.

Watch a short video outlining the RISIS Tutor Card.

Logging queries on Marks Returns

To log queries on as an academic, contact your Support Centre for further guidance.

Exam Boards

Quick guide to Online Internal Moderation

Access TEL guides on how to undertake internal moderation, or explore the university moderation policy.

TEL guides (internal moderation).

Moderation Policy.

Who does what and when during External Moderation

Access diagrams and TEL guides outlining suggested process flows, showing who does what and when during external moderation.

Process flows (showing who does what and when during external moderation).

TEL guides (external moderation).

Arranging access for External Examiners

Find out how to access IT resources and Blackboard for External Examiners (guide for Programme Administrators).

Reflection

Briefing on new RISIS turnaround reporting

Watch a short video outlining how to use the new Turnaround Time Recording Screen in RISIS.

Briefing on new Progress Dashboard

Read the latest update on the new Progress Dashboard.