Dr Barbara Newland, Brighton        Lindsay Martin, Edge HillAlice Bird, Liverpool John Moores
   To identify current practice with regard to    eSubmission, eMarking and eFeedback in    UK HE   To gain a snapshot o...
   The term eSubmission is used very widely to    cover a range of activities so the following    definitions were used: ...
   A network of senior staff in institutions engaged    in promoting, supporting and developing    technology enhanced le...
   The survey was available to HeLF members who were asked to respond    with regard to their knowledge of their own inst...
   44 responses from HeLF members   35% response rate
40353025                             eSubmission20                             eFeedback with eMarking15                  ...
30252015                                                                                               University-wide10  ...
Within institutional assessmentregulationsSeparate regulationsNot yet been consideredDont know
OptionalOptional and strongly encouraged bysome departmentsOptional and strongly encouraged acrossthe institutionCompulsor...
4035302520                                                                        eSubmission of text                     ...
YesNoUnder consideration
353025201510 5 0       Senior        Head of       Academics   Administrators     Learning      Students   Nobody     mana...
40353025                                        eSubmission20                                        eFeedback with eMarki...
35302520                                        eSubmission                                        eFeedback with eMarking...
40353025                                        eSubmission20                                        eFeedback with eMarki...
Communications with           staff and students                                           Academic                       ...
Regulations                                      Policy                          Guidelines                     SupportImp...
   “Cost reduction associated with centralised    printing plus reduced administrative time spent    sorting student subm...
   “Has worked well with Collaborative partners in    different countries and students working on    courses at a distanc...
   Large scale change of a complicated process    and embedded practice - patchy to rolling    out   Focus is more on ef...
   Would an eSubmission SIG be useful?   b.a.newland@brighton.ac.uk   www.slideshare.net/barbaranewland
   http://www.yorksj.ac.uk/technology-enhanced-learning/technology-enhanced-    learning/moodle/e-submission.aspx   http...
An Overview of UK Institutional Use of eSubmission
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  • Department-wide – similar numbers are eSubmission only and hard copy only
  • An Overview of UK Institutional Use of eSubmission

    1. 1. Dr Barbara Newland, Brighton Lindsay Martin, Edge HillAlice Bird, Liverpool John Moores
    2. 2.  To identify current practice with regard to eSubmission, eMarking and eFeedback in UK HE To gain a snapshot of the strategic overview identifying key issues relating to assessment regulations and academic attitudes
    3. 3.  The term eSubmission is used very widely to cover a range of activities so the following definitions were used: eSubmission online submission of an assignment eMarking marking online ie not paper eFeedback producing online feedback which could be text, audio etc but not paper eReturn online return of marks
    4. 4.  A network of senior staff in institutions engaged in promoting, supporting and developing technology enhanced learning Over 125 nominated Heads from UK Higher Education institutions A regular programme of well attended events Represents the interests of its members to various national bodies and agencies including the Higher Education Academy and JISC www.helf.ac.uk
    5. 5.  The survey was available to HeLF members who were asked to respond with regard to their knowledge of their own institution. The survey was available in March 2012 and took about 10 minutes to complete The questions were a mixture of closed multiple-choice and multiple selection as well as open response type Participants were assured that all data collected in the survey would be held anonymously and securely No personal data was asked for or retained unless the participant indicated a willingness to participate in the follow-up activity The results are being analyzed using quantitative and qualitative methods
    6. 6.  44 responses from HeLF members 35% response rate
    7. 7. 40353025 eSubmission20 eFeedback with eMarking15 eFeedback without eMarking10 5 0 Yes No Dont know
    8. 8. 30252015 University-wide10 Some department-wide Individual academics only 5 0 eSubmission is eSubmission eSubmission eSubmission eFeedback and Hard copy is the only form and hard copy and hard copy and hard copy student can the only form of submission printed by printed by printed by choose to print of submission student department individual hard copy of academic feedback
    9. 9. Within institutional assessmentregulationsSeparate regulationsNot yet been consideredDont know
    10. 10. OptionalOptional and strongly encouraged bysome departmentsOptional and strongly encouraged acrossthe institutionCompulsory where adopted bydepartmentsCompulsory where adopted institution-wide
    11. 11. 4035302520 eSubmission of text eFeedback of text1510 5 0 Turnitin (stand- Turnitin (integrated VLE Home grown Other alone) into VLE)
    12. 12. YesNoUnder consideration
    13. 13. 353025201510 5 0 Senior Head of Academics Administrators Learning Students Nobody management Faculty/School technologists
    14. 14. 40353025 eSubmission20 eFeedback with eMarking15 eFeedback without eMarking10 5 0 Positive Negative Dont know
    15. 15. 35302520 eSubmission eFeedback with eMarking15 eFeedback without eMarking10 5 0 Positive Negative Dont know
    16. 16. 40353025 eSubmission20 eFeedback with eMarking15 eFeedback without eMarking10 5 0 Positive Negative Dont know
    17. 17. Communications with staff and students Academic engagement with training Turnitin which is proving less than reliable... We do not currently have any policy in place therefore practice across the institution is variedStaff resistance to feeling institutioncoercing them into online marking Health and safety
    18. 18. Regulations Policy Guidelines SupportImplementation Plan Communication Responsibilities Monitoring Risks Technology Health and safety Resourcing – support staff Attitudes of Quality assurance .. academics, administrators, students
    19. 19.  “Cost reduction associated with centralised printing plus reduced administrative time spent sorting student submissions” “Higher student satisfaction in assessment and feedback as measured through the NSS and internal student surveys.” “There is also some preliminary evidence that students value electronic feedback, in both text and audio formats.” “Positive experiences of the academics”
    20. 20.  “Has worked well with Collaborative partners in different countries and students working on courses at a distance.” “Research undertaken with students at the institution illustrate that students are more likely to engage with and make use of electronic forms of feedback.” “Reduction in plagiarism in some schools” “Nearly 700 assignments submitted during our closure time over Christmas”
    21. 21.  Large scale change of a complicated process and embedded practice - patchy to rolling out Focus is more on efficiency than pedagogy Heads of eLearning understand the benefits and challenges
    22. 22.  Would an eSubmission SIG be useful? b.a.newland@brighton.ac.uk www.slideshare.net/barbaranewland
    23. 23.  http://www.yorksj.ac.uk/technology-enhanced-learning/technology-enhanced- learning/moodle/e-submission.aspx http://www.bradford.ac.uk/elearning/e-SubmissionOptions/page_01.htm https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/staff/e-learning/tools/turnitin http://turnitin.wetpaint.com/ http://staffcentral.brighton.ac.uk/plagiarism/esubmission.shtm http://ltss.beds.ac.uk/breo_help/staff_help/sta_019.html http://www.lancs.ac.uk/celt/celtweb/files/LUVLEStaffGuide0910.pdf starting on p 35 http://hermes.uwl.ac.uk/vle_staff_support/index.asp?toolkitID=100&sectionID=120&topicID= First&pageNo=1 http://www.gold.ac.uk/warden/smt-pw-students/ www.derby.ac.uk/esubmission - staff site www.derby.ac.uk/esub - student site

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