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You can access the website from the resourcesRESOURCES tab within this blog, or directly from Google Sites: ACES website.

Remember to bookmark the website for easy access!

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ACES Workshops for Semester 2

Just a reminder to sign up to our workshops!

The workshops this semester are:

  • Blackboard Submission Points and the Grade Centre
  • Providing Marks and Feedback

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Potential issue for Edge users when submitting assignments to Blackboard

There is a potential issue affecting students who submit their assignments to Blackboard using the Microsoft Edge browser. Students who submit their work using Edge and who have a copy of the work open whilst the submission is in progress are encountering an issue whereby the content of the file that is submitted becomes blank (i.e. any text, images etc. are removed and a single blank page is submitted).

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Improving the assessment and feedback experience

Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor, shared his thoughts on the University’s recent National Student Survey on his blog, and within this highlighted that assessment and feedback should be an area of focus for all teaching teams as we continue to strive to improve the student experience.

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iPad loan service now available!

The University recently announced changes to its Equipment Policy to facilitate mobile and flexible working, and support the move to online management of assessment in the University.

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ACES Workshops

Just a reminder to sign up to our workshops!

Workshops:

  • Setting up online submission in Blackboard
  • Overview of marking technologies – what’s possible?
  • Providing marks and feedback in Grade Centre
  • Turnitin for automated originality checking

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Review of the first two phases of the Assessment Journey Programme

We are now coming into the third and final year of the Assessment Journey Programme!

To keep yourself updated on the progress of the programme so far, please find: Review of the first two phases of the Assessment Journey Programme

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Digital Learning Project approved and underway

The Digital Learning Project supports the objectives of the University’s Learning and Teaching Strategy and Digital Strategy by improving teaching and learning and enhancing the student experience through the use of digital technologies.

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