How to Increase Student Engagement Using Polls and Surveys

Our brains are impressive computers, but they only have so much available memory, so every new piece of information we encounter is viewed through a […]

Media Library Moodle Plugin now available!

We have worked with colleagues over in ILS and recently deployed the Media Library plugin in Moodle. This plugin makes it much easier for students […]

Turnitin Update: Feedback Studio

Turnitin has recently been updated from Classic to Feedback Studio, this blog post covers some of the changes that you will see when using the […]

What a future, powerful, global learning platform will look & act like [Christian]

Learning from the Living [Class] Room: A vision for a global, powerful, next generation learning platform By Daniel Christian NOTE: Having recently lost my Senior […]

Assessment as an agent for change!

I recently attended two assessment-related conferences: the AALHE (Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education) 7th Annual Conference and the SAARC (Student Affairs […]

How To Ensure Students Take Your Feedback Seriously

“Stop ranting!” That’s what students are thinking, whenever a teacher begins giving feedback. Research, too, suggests that most children label feedback as demoralizing, irrelevant and unhelpful. […]

How to Write Good Online Learning Quizzes

One of the best ways to separate the wheat from the chaff, the average Joe from the learner supreme, is the good old quiz. The […]

Easy Test Maker

http://www.easytestmaker.com/ EasyTestMaker is an online test generator to help you create and manage your tests! Free plan is available.Filed under: · Tests & activities Tagged: […]

New Feedback Studio overview

Many academics across the HE sector are familiar with Turnitin and GradeMark. It is a suite of tools used for assessment, mainly electronic marking and […]

Turnitin Feedback Studio – Coming Soon!

Turnitin is changing soon! Turnitin has released a major product upgrade that will soon be available at YSJ. The new version of the service, called […]

Blogging as a Method of Assessment

The past couple of years an increasing number of LSE academics started integrating blogging in their courses. This took various forms, from using the blog feature […]

Reflecting on Feedback and Assessment

I have never been much of number person in terms of assessment and educational feedback. Obviously, when working in educational institutions and systems, one must […]

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