How to: grade students anonymously

Zaina Indira NehmeAssessment, Assessment, Assignments, Canvas, Examples of practice, Feedback & Assessment, Feedback and Assessment, Gradebook, How to, Learning Management Systems, LMS, SpeedgraderLeave a Comment

There might be times when, as a teacher, you might like to mark students assessment without knowing who has submitted them.  Simply, Canvas allows you to hide the students name in SpeedGrader.   To hide student names from Speedgrader, follow the instructions below: This Canvas function is equivalent to Blackboard’s Anonymous Grading function which was found in the Grade Centre. 524 … Read More

Analytics: Improving the Student Experience through Feedback

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This project encompassed four areas of activity with the aim of both impacting students through the feedback of learning data; and impacting teaching staff through methods for designing student feedback which in turn feeds back into learning design. Knowledge in design methods for developing a feedback experience for students was gathered, as well as technical expertise in xAPI standard for … Read More

Introducing Turnitin Studio Feedback

Zaina Indira NehmeAssessment, How to, LMS, Resources, SystemsLeave a Comment

On Friday 2 December 2016, RMIT University upgraded its version of Turnitin Classic to the new Feedback Studio.  While still offering the same functionalities as the old version, Feedback Studio offers a more simplify, streamlined and intuitive interface by bringing together into one single menu bar the grading, feedback, and similarity checking.  The new interface allows instructors to have all the feedback … Read More

Student Guide: Using the similarity checker in Turnitin

Cathy LeahyCurrent thinking in learning design, Flexible learning, How to, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignment, Studentguide2 Comments

using similarity checker

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic, watch the Turnitin Student training video below. For instructions using Studio Feedback, visit the Interpreting the Similarity Report page. … Read More

How to: Use the similarity checker in Turnitin

Cathy LeahyCurrent thinking in learning design, Flexible learning, How to, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignmentLeave a Comment

Originality checking

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback, watch the Instructor training videos below. You can also find more information on the Interpreting the … Read More

How to: Provide audio feedback using Turnitin

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providing audio feedback

Turnitin can be used to provide students with audio feedback on their assignments. Audio feedback is a great way to make a student’s feedback feel more personal. To learn more about how you can provide audio feedback in Turnitin Classic or in Studio Feedback, watch the videos below. Note also the related links at the bottom of the post, should … Read More

How to: Use The QuickMark manager in Turnitin

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using quickmark

Turnitin provides a collection of commonly used comments which you can use to provide feedback to students by marking up their work. These can be customised, and they can be shared with multiple markers to improve marking consistency and efficiency. To learn more about how you can manage the QuickMark function in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback watch the instructor … Read More

Online feedback and Bluepulse

Howard ErreyCurrent thinking in learning design, General1 Comment

There are a number of tools for online feedback. One tool that looks like being adopted at RMIT is Bluepulse. Bluepulse has some attractive features and there is an enthusiastic response below. There are many other feedback tools out there which begs the question, why is the university looking to invest in another singular proprietary tool at presumably a high … Read More