Friday, 4 November 2016

FW: Transforming Assessment Webinar: 7 Dec 'Benchmarking interdisciplinary assessment' plus recording 2 Nov 'Writing Analytics' [JISC]


Transforming Assessment Webinar Update


1) Next session 7 Dec "Multiple Measures - benchmarking interdisciplinary assessment approaches"
2) Recording released from 2 Nov "Writing Analytics to Improve Formative Feedback"

All sessions at no cost.

1. Next Session "Multiple Measures - benchmarking interdisciplinary assessment approaches" 7 Dec.
Presenters: Kate Tregloan (Monash University), Su Baker (University of Melbourne), Kit Wise (University of Tasmania / Monash University), Graham Forsyth (University of New South Wales)

This webinar will explore the benchmarking of quality assessment tasks to facilitate interdisciplinary learning in the creative arts and humanities. The session will cover the resources collated as part of the Multiple Measures project that have been placed into a rich library of interdisciplinary assessment approaches on the project website. The site has been developed to support interdisciplinary education design – we are also keen to include new examples! The project website is at

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2. Recording released "Writing Analytics to Improve Formative Feedback" (2 Nov).
Presenters: Simon Buckingham Shum, Simon Knight, Andrew Gibson and Philippa Ryan (University of Technology Sydney).

This webinar introduced the rationale, design and evaluation of writing analytics tools under development, and the results of pilots with academics and their students engaged in analytical and reflective writing.

Further information and register:

Further information:
The Transforming Assessment webinars are part of a series of free events covering a range of assessment and e-assessment topics.
Sessions are hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, PVC Education, University of New South Wales and Dr Mathew Hillier, Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching, Monash University, Australia.
Further information on this and future events, recordings of past sessions, links to resources and participation/technical help on using the virtual seminar system can be found on our website at

Support for this activity has been provided by the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (as the 'e-Assessment SIG'), the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching, University of New South Wales, Monash University and the University of Queensland. The views expressed in this publication/activity do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring institutions.

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Dr Mathew Hillier
Honorary Academic/Snr Lecturer
The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
(was 'Teaching and Educational Development Institute'),
The University of Queensland, Australia
Substantive post:
Academic/Snr Lecturer
Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching
Monash University, Caulfield Campus (Melbourne), Australia
Transforming Assessment

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