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Assessment and feedback case studies
Below are some examples of innovative uses and methods of assessment and feedback taking place around UCL.
Dr Chiara Ambrosio explains how this unique and innovative course works, and why it’s so beneficial for students. More...
Published: Aug 9, 2013 1:00:27 PM
Dr Kamna Patel tells us about the week-long scenario-based learning exercise students at the Development Planning Unit (DPU) undertook in Autumn 2012. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 5:23:17 PM
David West and Andrew Wilderspin from the School of Pharmacy explain the Provost's Teaching Award-winning Integrated Therapeutics Project, in which wikis are used to teach students integration. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 4:30:10 PM
Stefanie Anyadi, Sam Green and Kevin Tang discuss how PeerWise fared when it was piloted on a Linguistics module. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 4:19:57 PM
The Anna Freud Centre’s Nick Midgley and Fiona John explain why they introduced filmed role-play assessment to a first-year Master’s module. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:25:56 PM
Dr Richard Milne, from the Centre for Virology, explains how introducing a peer review system helped improve his students' essay marks by an average of one degree class. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:22:23 PM
The UCL Department of Chemical Engineering's Dr Eva Sorensen discusses her experiences of using peer assessment with fourth-year students. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:16:18 PM
In Engineering Mathematics, it's important to mark and give feedback on assignments quickly, as each topic builds on the last. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:11:22 PM
In 2012, Oliwia Berdak won a Provost's Teaching Award for the policy portfolio scheme she devised as a postgraduate teaching assistant (PGTA). Here, she explains the concept and its benefits. More...
Published: Aug 6, 2013 5:00:01 PM
Charmian Dawson, Teaching Fellow in Biosciences, explains how she boosted student engagement by getting them talking to the academics in their department. More...
Published: Aug 6, 2013 4:55:46 PM
Philosophy of Science is an introductory course aiming to get students to think critically about science and begin to consider some of the subject's 'big questions'. In this video, the Department of Science and Technology Studies' Dr Chiara Ambrosio (and some of her students) discuss the modes of assessment in her course. More...
Published: Aug 6, 2013 4:46:19 PM
The Institute for Global Health’s Dr Jolene Skordis-Worrall and Dr Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli explain the challenges and triumphs they encountered when turning one of their existing modules into an online-only, Moodle-based course. More...
Published: Aug 6, 2013 4:35:38 PM
- Please note that the case studies section of the Teaching and Learning Portal is a continually evolving resource. If you or your colleagues are involved in great projects or practices that others might be able to take inspiration from, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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