Assessment & feedback symposium

The theme for the LTA's annual symposium this year is: Enhancing assessment and feedback practices using technology. Featuring speakers from within and outside the university, the event will also include two workshop sessions where staff can learn how to set up rubrics and quizzes within Brightspace.

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An Lòchran
10 Inverness Campus

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Sue Folley, University of Huddersfield

Keynote speaker

Dr Sue Folley is an Academic Developer at the University of Huddersfield. Her role is to support the pedagogic development of staff in the use of digital technologies and involves both training staff and contributing to the University’s strategic developments in this area. She has worked in Higher Education for the last 18 years and has a master’s degree in Multimedia and eLearning. Her doctoral research focussed on tutors’ experiences of teaching online and other research interests include online teaching and learning, digital literacy, student dashboards and curriculum development.


This event will run from 1230 on Wednesday 04 March to 1315 Thursday 05 March with attendance in person at An Lòchran, or remotely by VC and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.


Day 1

1230-1245    Welcome and introduction
1245-1400    Keynote: Dr Sue Folley, University of Huddersfield
1400-1430    Break
1430-1600    Workshop: Using Brightspace for formative assessment Creating and using rubrics for assessment
1600-1615    Round up of day 1

Day 2

0930-1100    Sharing best practice in Brightspace: Lightning talks from UHI colleagues
1100-1130    Break
1130-1300    Workshop: Creating and using rubrics for assessment
1300-1315    Closing remarks

Call for participation: Lightning talks

There is a 'Lightning talk' session within the programme where we invite colleagues to share their practice in using technology to support assessment and feedback (including, but not restricted to, Brightspace). If you would like to present one of these 15 minute sessions, please email a short session proposal (up to 200 words) to Heather Fotheringham. The deadline for submissions is Thursday 20 February 2020.

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Learning and Teaching Enhancement Values

Assessment and feedback for learningIntegrated and sustainable teaching practiceLearner choice and personalisation




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