Teaching & Learning


AssessmentUCL training and support

Online workshops, step-by-step guidance, video training and a practice environment to help staff use the full functionality of the AssessmentUCL platform.

A range of training options are available to help staff become confident using the AssessmentUCL platform. You can also consult with your Digital Assessment Advisor for guidance specific to your discipline and department.

General support with AssessmentUCL 

To access support refer to the Support during an AssessmentUCL assessment page.

How your Digital Assesment Advisor can help

Digital Assessment Advisors work with departments to understand their assessment requirement, determine the most appropriate assessment type and advise on how to correctly set up assessments to get the most from AssessmentUCL platform. 

If you would like to find out more, please email the ISD.Digital Assessment Advisory inbox with your query. 

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Drop-in sessions

The Digital Assessment Team hold drop-in sessions during main assessment periods to support you with your work on the AssessmentUCL platform. If you have a question or require 1:1 support, please book via our AssessmentUCL Drop-in booking page.   

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Online workshops

Authoring assessments on AssessmentUCL

Author training is for all those responsible for creating interactive question type exams on Assessment UCL (e.g. MCQs, SAQs). If you would like to attend author training, please register your interest and we will notify you when we have sufficient participants to run a session. 

Managing assessments on AssessmentUCL

A hands on session for all staff responsible for administering an assessment on AssessmentUCL including key tasks like releasing an assessment, allocating markers and releasing feedback to students.

Upcoming sessions: click here to book

Marking and feedback on AssessmentUCL

Explore all the options available for marking exams and other assessments on AssessmentUCL, including annotations, rubrics, marking by question or section, and possible workflows for first and second marking. The session will also provide an overview of how to reconcile, moderate and review marking.

Upcoming sessions: click here to book

Rubrics: removing the glitch in the assessment matrix?

Rubrics bring together criteria, grades and feedback into a single scoring matrix. This session will explore how to design a good rubric and the benefits and potential challenges of using rubrics in assessments.

Upcoming sessions: click here to book

Multiple Choice Questions: improving assessment decisions 

Explore the benefits and challenges of using MCQs in both formative and summative assessment, and get practical guidance on designing good MCQs in AssessmentUCL.

Upcoming sessions: click here to book

Managing Centrally Managed Assessments on AssessmentUCL (For Exam Liaison Officers and Teaching Administrators)

A demo and Q&A session for Exam Liaison Officers and Teaching Administrators supporting centrally managed assessments on AssessmentUCL. Key areas covered include UCL's Assessment Operating Model, upload of papers (optional), allocating markers, monitoring students and grade exporting. 

Upcoming sessions: click here to book

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Step-by-step guides

The AssessmentUCL Resource Centre is your one-stop-shop for all staff-facing guides on how to use the AssessmentUCL platform.  

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Video guides

Video recordings of previous training sessions are also available on the AssessmentUCL Resource Centre.  

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Practice AssessmentUCL environment

You can create and mark example assessments in the Assessment UCL test environment.

To login, click the link above, select edugain and enter your standard UCL credentials. 

If you do not have access or the required role please speak to your Digital Assessment Advisor or contact the team on assessment-advisory@ucl.ac.uk

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