How to: grade students anonymously

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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

Tips & tricks for managing and grading Canvas Assignments

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Following are a selection of tips for using Assignments and Gradebook. If you know of other tricks, mistakes to avoid, or ways to make the most of Assignments and the Gradebook, please share them in the Comments below. For general how-to information on assessment and feedback in Canvas, see Canvas Help: Feedback & Assessment. Mute assignments until you’re ready to release … Read More

How to: Use Gradebook in Canvas

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Gradebook, accessed via Grades in the course menu, is the Instructors view for all students grades. Instructors can view the whole cohort’s grades, or filter by section. Students view of grades, will only display their own grades. In addition to viewing student grades you can use the gradebook for a number of purposes including: Watch the video below for an overview … 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

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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

Online feedback and Bluepulse

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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

3 Audio Feedback Tools

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In a recent discussion with Scott Mayson in RMIT Architecture and Design he highlighted the importance of voice nuance in studio assessment feedback. He explained how feedback often contains subtle (and valuable) emotional content that can be missed when feedback is in text only. Most of us are already aware of the audio feedback tool in Grademark. This tool enables … Read More