Reflecting on assessment and feedback in curriculum design: the viewpoints experience  Facilitators :  Dr Alan Masson and ...
Session Outline <ul><li>An Introduction to Viewpoints. </li></ul><ul><li>Group work tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>Brief sharing...
A short video introduction on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux0Bv7fRrQI An Introduction to Viewpoints <ul><li>V...
<ul><li>Inform, inspire and plan. </li></ul><ul><li>There are benefits for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum development. <...
Course Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Course View.
Module Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Module View.
Assessment and Feedback Theme <ul><ul><li>REAP ( http://www.reap.ac.uk/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify good perf...
Assessment and Feedback at Ulster <ul><ul><li>The University has recently adopted a set of Principles for Assessment and F...
Viewpoints A&F Workshop Taster <ul><li>An opportunity to use and explore the assessment and feedback theme. </li></ul>
Task 1 – Consider scenario, select and map principles  to  learning timeline   (10 minutes) <ul><li>Consider your scenario...
Task 2 – Select potentially relevant implementation ideas (10 minutes) <ul><li>Turn over the most important card(s) and se...
Task 3 - Share reflections, feedback about the process and evaluation… (10 minutes)  <ul><li>Activity worksheet  – select ...
Brief sharing of experiences and evaluation findings.
Sample finished worksheets
Shared meanings and priorities
Interactive and engaging
Facilitated discussions
Informative and supporting
Building effective teams <ul><li>In a short period of time through: </li></ul><ul><li>Informal environment </li></ul><ul><...
www.wordle.net
Conclusions, questions and close <ul><li>By now you should: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be aware of the Viewpoints project. </li...
Further information Viewpoints project blog:  http://viewpoints.ulster.ac.uk Viewpoints resources site:  http://viewpoints...
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    1. 1. Reflecting on assessment and feedback in curriculum design: the viewpoints experience Facilitators : Dr Alan Masson and Catherine O’Donnell With contributions from Dr Vilinda Ross Room 16G25 12.30-1.20 26 th January 2012.
    2. 2. Session Outline <ul><li>An Introduction to Viewpoints. </li></ul><ul><li>Group work tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>Brief sharing of experiences and evaluation findings. </li></ul><ul><li>Questions, conclusions and close. </li></ul>
    3. 3. A short video introduction on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux0Bv7fRrQI An Introduction to Viewpoints <ul><li>Viewpoints is a JISC funded curriculum design project. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a remit to create a series of reflective tools to promote & enhance effective curriculum design. </li></ul><ul><li>The tools use a learner timeline with established pedagogical principles and ideas as prompts to help staff consider areas of their curriculum while considering the learner perspective . </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Inform, inspire and plan. </li></ul><ul><li>There are benefits for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum development. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course teams. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 views </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course and module. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 themes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment and feedback, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information skills, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learner engagement and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity and innovation. </li></ul></ul>Viewpoints 3 Part Framework
    5. 5. Course Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Course View.
    6. 6. Module Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Module View.
    7. 7. Assessment and Feedback Theme <ul><ul><li>REAP ( http://www.reap.ac.uk/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify good performance. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage time and effort on task. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver high quality feedback. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities to act on feedback. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage interaction and dialogue. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop self-assessment and reflection. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give assessment choice. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage positive motivational beliefs. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inform and shape your teaching. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Implementation ideas for each principle on back of cards. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Assessment and Feedback at Ulster <ul><ul><li>The University has recently adopted a set of Principles for Assessment and Feedback for Learning ( http://ee.ulster.ac.uk/assessment_and_feedback/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These are based on the REAP principles ( http://www.reap.ac.uk/ ) ( http://www.reap.ac.uk/Portals/101/Documents/Theory%20and%20Practice/REAP%20principles.pdf ) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Viewpoints A&F Workshop Taster <ul><li>An opportunity to use and explore the assessment and feedback theme. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Task 1 – Consider scenario, select and map principles to learning timeline (10 minutes) <ul><li>Consider your scenario and choose 2/3 principles (cards) to help address your challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>Place these cards on the learning timeline considering the student perspective . </li></ul>
    11. 11. Task 2 – Select potentially relevant implementation ideas (10 minutes) <ul><li>Turn over the most important card(s) and select ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Note where you could your add own ideas or comments in order to tailor the examples & record action points/reflections. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Task 3 - Share reflections, feedback about the process and evaluation… (10 minutes) <ul><li>Activity worksheet – select one word / phrase (most useful) and two (important) </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal feedback : How did the resources / activities influence and support you: </li></ul><ul><li>as an individual? </li></ul><ul><li>as a group? </li></ul>
    13. 13. Brief sharing of experiences and evaluation findings.
    14. 14. Sample finished worksheets
    15. 15. Shared meanings and priorities
    16. 16. Interactive and engaging
    17. 17. Facilitated discussions
    18. 18. Informative and supporting
    19. 19. Building effective teams <ul><li>In a short period of time through: </li></ul><ul><li>Informal environment </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing shared meanings and priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating discussions and the sharing of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Consensus building </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative development of the workshop output </li></ul>
    20. 20. www.wordle.net
    21. 21. Conclusions, questions and close <ul><li>By now you should: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be aware of the Viewpoints project. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have seen some assessment and feedback resources and also examples of staff using Viewpoints resources and prompts. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>
    22. 22. Further information Viewpoints project blog: http://viewpoints.ulster.ac.uk Viewpoints resources site: http://viewpoints.ulster.ac.uk/resources Dr Alan Masson, Project Director - [email_address] Catherine O’Donnell, Academic E-Learning Consultant - [email_address] Dr Vilinda Ross, Research Fellow - [email_address]

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