Monthly Archives: December 2011

Interviewing a cross-section of staff

It has been really good getting the views and thoughts of a cross-section of staff including experienced and new lecturers, administrative colleagues and support staff involved in staff training.  The views of all those interviewed so far (and we have … Continue reading

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A call with JISC CETIS

Karen and I had a Skype call with Rowin Young from JISC CETIS yesterday. To be honest, we thought Rowin were going to ask us a lot of technical questions about the diaries but as it turned out, it was more a chat … Continue reading

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Assessment diaries, Grademark and Student Retention

Interviews with staff are now in full swing,  and we will be interviewing more staff this week before the end of term. There are already some really interesting points arising from these interviews, but one theme that I did not … Continue reading

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Interviewing our staff

We have started interviewing our staff on their views on the assessment diaries and GradeMark. I have only spoken to 3 academic staff and 2 support staff so far. There is already some very interesting and useful comments. Today, we … Continue reading

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SACWG Seminar – The efficiency and effectiveness of assessment in challenging times – Part 2

I mentioned in my last post that at the SACWG seminar, online marking were also mentioned. At the seminar (at least from our table) it appears that many institutions are still at the early adopter stage when it comes to … Continue reading

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