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This publication complements Effective Practice in a Digital Age the 2009 JISC guide to learning and teaching with technology, and Effective Practice with e-Assessment (JISC 2007) by focusing on the potential enhancement to assessment and feedback practices offered by both purpose-designed and more familiar technologies.

Effective Assessment in a Digital Age

Materials are now available from the series of workshops based around the JISC Effective Assessment in a Digital Age publication. Find out more

Effective Assessment in a Digital Age is aimed at those in higher and further education who design assessment and feedback for their learners. The guide draws on recent JISC reports and case studies from different contexts and modes of learning to explore the relationship between technology-enhanced assessment and feedback practices and meaningful, well-supported learning experiences.

Effective assessment in a digital age Effective Assessment in a Digital Age complements Effective Practice in a Digital Age, the 2009 JISC guide to learning and teaching with technology, and Effective practice with e-Assessment (JISC 2007) by focusing on the potential enhancement to assessment and feedback practices offered by both purpose-designed and more familiar technologies. 

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Extended case studies
  1. Putting assessment at the heart of learning (PDF) University of Glamorgan
  2. Planning and delivering high-stakes computer-assisted assessment (PDF) University of Southampton
  3. Supporting the transition to degree-level study (PDF) Loughborough College
  4. Designing interactive assessments to support independent learning (PDF) The Open University
  5. Making the most of a computer-assisted assessment system (PDF) University of Manchester 
  6. Enhancing the experience of feedback (PDF) University of Leicester
  7. Facilitating peer and self-assessment (PDF) University of Hull
  8. Reflecting on feedback (PDF) University of Westminster
  9. Assessing my own professional performance (PDF) St. George's, London University
  10. Assessment in an authentic learning context (PDF) University of Strathclyde and Northumbria University
Online supplementary resources

The supplementary resources which accompany Effective Assessment in a Digital Age include video case studies and podcasts representing different perspectives on assessment and feedback. 

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