The chapter “Electronic Online Marking Of Software Assignments (EOMOSA)” is to be published in the forthcoming book Progress in IS: Software Engineering Education for a Global E-service Economy, Motta, Gianmario; Bing, Wu (Eds.), Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-04216-9. Due for publication April 2014.
Electronic Online Marking Of Software Assignments (EOMOSA)
Gary Hill and Scott Turner
The new Turnitin iPad app has been made available to download from the App store.
The app allows many of the features that are available on larger devices such as originality report, Grademark, rubrics and audio feedback.
Of particular interest to those having to mark ‘on the move’ is the […]
If you record grades for the assessments on NILE in the Grade Centre, you can now pull off the grades from NILE and pass them to the SAT in around 2 minutes! If you do not record your grades in the Grade Centre yet have a look at the Overview of grading in NILE […]
Staff and students are being asked to fill in the SaGE survey available on NILE now, for the next few weeks (links also below). Please use this as an opportunity to let us know your thoughts on using the tools in the SaGE process based on your own experiences.
SaGE has been rolled out across the institution and we are continuing to review its uptake by staff and students. Marking electronically enables feedback to be legible, accessible by all and will eventually be more efficient. The transition to online marking is highlighting a number of procedural changes which are currently being addressed.
We currently […]
Guidance from the Health & Safety Office has been updated for Online Marking. General guidance on the use of computers still applies to electronic marking so there is nothing within the document that specically talks about SaGE and the processes involved, but the principles remain the same and the pointers should be followed whatever the […]
The new schedule of Autumn and Winter 2012 SaGE awareness events is now available for staff to sign up.
These sessions will provide staff with an opportunity to ensure they are familiar with the tools within NILE which will allow students to submit electronically and for them to provide feedback.
The first hour will consist […]
The Open University and University of Manchester have undertaken a project to evaluate the effectiveness of e-feedback.
The project team recognises the central role that assignment feedback plays in any form of learning, and that HE students consistently report this as one of the areas in greatest need of improvement.
The project aims to:
Some great work is happening on evaluating the benefits of electronic assessment in HE externally. A project team at the University of Huddersfield is currently evaluating the impact of e-assessment and feedback on student satisfaction, retention, progression and attainment as well as on institutional efficiency and are sharing recommendations for achieving high quality assessment processes, […]
Have a look at the blog post from Grainne Hamilton, e-Assessment Advisor with the JISC Regional Suport Centre Scotland South & West on Using Turnitin to teach academic writing, ensure consistent marking and enable faster turnaround of feedback
- Requesting exemptions for 2014/2015 academic year
- Turnitin Failure (28th April) – emergency submission procedures implemented
- SaGE Training sessions between May and August 2014
- Hints and tips for marking online using the SaGE workflow
- Turnitin provide feedback on availability problems on 10/11 December 2013