Monthly Archives: May 2016

Assessment at Blackboard Europe

I recently gave a presentation with my colleague Roger Gardner at the annual Blackboard conference Рsession blurb and slides are below

This session explores work implemented over several years at the University of Bristol to develop a scalable workflow for coursework assessment and feedback online.

The workflow combines technical and pedagogic planning to support lasting cultural change.  This uses Blackboard packages, which can also support consistent provision of other activities across multiple courses.

This work was done to address key challenges in this area, including:

-meeting complex requirements in a consistent way

-needing a standard approach which is scalable across multiple courses

-ownership of the process by Schools to ensure sustainability

-easily updating content across many courses with minimum editing


Session covers policy, pedagogic approaches, engaging academic & administrative leads, and the process