Topic: Assessment & feedback

Exam types for remote teaching

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Different types of exams will be run via the LMS (Canvas/Blackboard) in Autumn and Spring 2020 as an interim solution to in-person exams to ensure safety and well-being. The following types of exams have been developed in close consultation with faculties and IML for academics to create consistency across...

Quick Start Guide: Assessment for Learning

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For a number of years, UTS has been moving towards a greater focus on assessment that promotes learning which we call Assessment for Learning. This includes a focus on authentic assessment, using meaningful practice-oriented tasks that enable students to apply what they know rather than just memorise. Authentic assessment...

Create questions for online exams in UTSOnline

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The following resource is for timed LMS, AI-invigilated, and live-invigilated exams. To get started with your online exam, it’s recommended that you set up your exam questions in question pools first. Once a question pool has been set up, it is simple to populate a Blackboard quiz using the...

Create questions for online exams in Canvas

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The following resource is for timed LMS and AI-invigilated exams. To get started, it’s recommended that you set up your exam questions in question banks first. Once set up, it is simple to populate a Canvas quiz using the questions created. If you have already created a quiz or...

Principles and considerations for designing take-home exams

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Take-home exams are being offered to students in Autumn 2020 as an alternative to in person on campus exams. Here are some key principles and considerations to keep in mind when designing your take-home exams. Principles An assessment task without invigilation​ Released and submitted via LMS (Canvas/Blackboard) run by...

Add questions to a Canvas quiz

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The following resource will provides a step by step guide to setting up a quiz shell, adding questions from a question bank and, if required, randomising the questions using question groups. Follow the instructions in the resource Create questions for online exams in Canvas if you have not already...

Add questions to a UTSOnline Test

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Once you have created a question pool in UTSOnline containing your exam questions, you then need to set up a UTSOnline quiz for your online exam. Follow the instructions in the guide to creating questions for online exams in UTSOnline if you have not already set up a question pool. The following...

Create a practice exam experience

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One of the best things you can do to help students feel prepared for their exam is to create a quick practice experience so that they can see how the situation will work. This way they will be able to focus on their knowledge of the content rather than...

Academic Integrity: Deter contract cheating during online exams

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Contract cheating refers to the outsourcing of assessment tasks to third parties. This form of cheating is increasingly commercialized and global but may also occur as an informal exchange of favours among peers or family members. The term covers any instance where a student submits work for an assessment...

Student experience of a Proctored exam

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The following resource describes what is required from a student perspective in relation to proctored exams. A separate resource designed for students is also made available to them. Once an exam has been scheduled, the communication with students in regard to these steps will be centrally managed by ProctorU’s...

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