Category Archives: Assessment

Changes to the Print to Mark Service

In 2015, working with the Print Shop, the Assessment Journey Programme launched a Print to Mark service to support academic staff making the transition to online management of assessment by providing printed assignments for marking purposes, prior to electronic feedback … Continue reading

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Refined business contingency process now in place to support assessment

Over the past few months, the Assessment Journey Programme team has been working with a number of key stakeholders across the University to define and test a business contingency process that will be implemented in the event of system downtime. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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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NEW Batch Upload tool on Blackboard

We would like to announce the launch of a tool to help staff manage assessment online. The tool enables the bulk download of student work and the upload of feedback file attachments and marks generated electronically outside of Blackboard into Grade Centre … Continue reading

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Blackboard Related Screencasts

Four screencasts have been created to help support members of staff within the ACES department. These provide step-by-step instructions on how to use student preview, create RLO’s, mark offline submissions and create feedback rubrics.

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