Join us for Assessment month throughout July at the LX.lab, where we’ll demystify marking, online quizzes and more! Take a look at some of our events and book in for a workshop.
We have been educators for years. But have we ever thought about why we are having exams in our classes? What’s in it for the students? Are exams really necessary? We need to rethink the purpose of exams and to re-evaluate our approach as educators.
Don’t feel overwhelmed by the changes to the assessment policy and procedures! Take a moment to look at three important features.
Open book exams are, in general, more authentic as assessment tasks. They mimic real world conditions better, and can side-step the memorisation-regurgitation of information for which closed-book exams are notorious. But how do you get them right?
To help you with the new Assessment policy, here’s our hand-picked selection of 18 recommended resources for using online assessment tools at UTS.