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Improving assessment performance - Oxford Brookes leaflet

Improving assessment performance

Improving assessment performance can seem a difficult task, particularly when students are seen as solely responsible for their performance.  However, it is possible to improve performance by undertaking a series of simple exercises with students to help them understand how their work is assessed and how assessment criteria are applied to their work. In this […]

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Getting the most from group work assessment

Getting the most from group work assessment

Group work assessment is often used in higher education and there many different ways to implement it.  This leaflet from Oxford Brookes aims to set out all the complex factors that need to be considered when designing and implementing group work assessment and will be of use to all considering using this method of assessment. […]

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Face-to-face feedback guidance leaflet

Face-to-face feedback

Face-to-face feedback can be formal or informal, be from tutors or from peers, and can take place inside and outside the classroom.  This helpful leaflet from Oxford Brookes focuses on formal feedback from tutors and aims to simplify some of the complexities involved. This leaflet will be of use to those new to teaching who […]

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JISC Open Educational Resources infoKit

Open educational resources (OER)

Open educational resources (OERs) are increasingly being made available by Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) institutions. They are resources licensed in a way such that they can be re-used, re-purposed, re-mixed and re-distributed. There are a number of license options for individuals or organisations considering releasing OERs, perhaps the most common being various […]

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Digital literacy development is a key consideration in higher education.

Digital literacy development for students

Digital literacy of students is seen as an important topic in higher education, and employability, although important, isn’t the only driver for increasing students’ skills in this area.  Another important driver is developing the potential for students to live, learn, work and thrive in a digital society. JISC, the Joint Information Systems Committee, define digital […]

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