assessment

Summer is coming to a lecture theatre near you

UTS is increasing the number of subjects that are available for student enrolment over the summer session. Most subjects will be delivered in the standard, blended format over the 12 week session but some subjects will be delivered in a block mode…

Comfort in the environment: accessibility and mental health

How do we talk about access requirements for mental health, and why is this important?

Group work enhances the student experience

Often maligned by students, group work has been perceived as a lazy approach to teaching, a cheap alternative to individual instruction. This is far from the truth.

Do you know what they don’t know? Item Analysis could tell you

Raw marks and descriptive statistics are poor guides to what students do and don’t understand in a quiz. Item analysis helps you dive deeper and discover which questions students struggle with.

4 tools students can use for group assessments

On average, how many emails do you get from students complaining about group work? How much time do you spend dealing with issues of student collaboration, accountability and time management? If this sounds familiar, you should try introducing students to collaborative platforms for their group assessments.