Assessment and Feedback Workshop


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Pg CHEP Assessment and Feedback Workshop,

9th November 2011

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Assessment and Feedback Workshop

  1. 1. Viewpoints: Assessment and Feedback Workshop Presenters: Catherine O’Donnell ( facilitated by Dr Vilinda Ross ) - Jordanstown Dr Alan Masson - Coleraine and Magee Viewpoints Project, University of Ulster 9 th November 2011.
  2. 2. Session Outline <ul><li>Continuation of last weeks ‘Assessment for and assessment of learning’ session. </li></ul><ul><li>An Introduction to Viewpoints and the workshop. </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: 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>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><ul><li>2 views </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course and module. </li></ul></ul>Viewpoints 3 Part Framework
  5. 5. Assessment and Feedback Theme <ul><ul><li>REAP ( ) </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>
  6. 6. Learner Engagement Theme <ul><ul><li>The principles of learner engagement are based upon the    8 Learning Events Model developed by LabSET, University of Liège, Belgium .  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Receive. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Debate. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explore. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imitate. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experiment. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Practice. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meta-Learn. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Implementation ideas for each principle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on back of cards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Information Skills Theme <ul><ul><li>SCONUL 7 Pillars ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Define the task and understand the topic. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify appropriate resources. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search effectively. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find and extract information. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare and analyse information. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organise and share information ethically. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interpret information and create new content. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Implementation ideas for each principle on back of cards. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Creativity and Innovation Theme <ul><ul><li>CHEP creativity working group ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Open-box’ modules. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiation. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Real-life’ learning situations. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Novel approaches to learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment that focuses on process. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use of debates. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beyond the discipline. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enquiry-based learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Implementation ideas for each principle on back of card have still to be added. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Course Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Course View.
  10. 11. A Course Level Worksheet Example
  11. 12. Module Level Perspective Supports those who wish to look at Module View.
  12. 13. A Module Level Worksheet Example
  13. 14. Sample finished worksheets
  14. 15. Workshop <ul><li>An opportunity for you to take part in an assessment and feedback workshop. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Task 1 (5 minutes) <ul><li>Consider your group scenario and record your objective(s). </li></ul>
  16. 17. Task 2 – Select principles (5 minutes) <ul><li>Choose any cards you think might help you address your group’s objective(s). </li></ul>
  17. 18. Task 3 – Map principles to student learning timeline (10 minutes) <ul><li>Place the cards on the student timeline, where your group thinks relevant, considering the student perspective . </li></ul>
  18. 19. Task 4 – Select implementation ideas and tailor a solution (25 minutes) <ul><li>Turn over the most important card(s) and select ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Add own ideas or comments in order to tailor the examples. </li></ul><ul><li>N ote any overall action points and reflections. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Task 5 - Share outputs and feedback (maximum 5 minutes per group) <ul><li>One or two members from each group briefly feed back your key findings / experiences of using the assessment and feedback theme to consider your group objective|(s). </li></ul><ul><li>You could continue these discussions beyond this session via BBLearn. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 21. Brief sharing of experiences and evaluation findings.
  21. 22. Shared meanings and priorities
  22. 23. Interactive and engaging
  23. 24. Facilitated discussions
  24. 25. Informative and supporting
  25. 26. 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>
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  30. 35. Some Quotes <ul><ul><li>“ Thought provoking.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Good to see the plan in front of you.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Short sessions exploring ideas - very useful.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Enjoyed it – not too time-consuming and time used very well.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Good material supplied to encourage wider consideration.” &quot;Got the team to brainstorm about the way forward in relation to creativity.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Better face to face interaction with course team.” </li></ul></ul>
  31. 36. “ Easy tool – visually descriptive, illustrative” “… Resources excellent prompts” “ Suggestion cards act as a good prompt” “ Cards aided formulation of ideas” “ Accessible and easy to use. Comprehensive and guiding.” “ Look at the holistic approach.” “Group participation/engagement on ideas” “ Being given the time to reflect.” “ Useful prompts and discussion.” Some Quotes
  32. 37. Vodcast of Avril (Student's Union)
  33. 38. 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 resources and also examples of staff using Viewpoints resources and prompts. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>
  34. 39. Further information Viewpoints project blog: Viewpoints resources site: Dr Alan Masson, Project Director - [email_address] Catherine O’Donnell, Academic E-Learning Consultant - [email_address] Dr Vilinda Ross, Research Fellow - [email_address]