Teaching & Learning


Exploring formative assessment 11 Nov

11 November 2020, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Masked student studying on campus

This interactive workshop will explore a variety of formative assessment approaches and how they can enhance students’ engagement in their learning, in this workshop led by UCL Arena Centre

Event Information

Open to





UCL Arena Centre


This event will take place online.
Details and registration will be sent to you.
United Kingdom

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Wednesday 11 November 13:00 - 15:00 

UCL Arena Centre are delivering this session, which is open to all UCL staff who design assessent. 

You will explore some online assessment of learning methods that have potential to maintain interest in asynchronous and synchronous online and face-to-face environments.

In considering the holistic student experience, you will consider the balance of formative and summative assessments and the role that 'gateway' formative assessment can play in supporting student self-regulation and assessment literacy. 

UCL Connected Learning Live Events

This is part of a series of short live sessions to complement the UCL Connected Learning Essentials Staff Development Course. 

View all events in series. 

After attending this session you will 

  • differentiate key terms
  • discuss and share examples of effective formative assessment ideas
  • consider the use of gateway formative assessment to enhance self-regulated learning and assessment literacy
  • apply some strategies to planning of an online session you will be delivering next term.

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a member of UCL staff who teaches.  Programme Directors may find this session particularly useful.