At BU we support the Higher Education Academy’s (2016 p2) principle that “teaching and learning in Higher Education can be significantly enhanced through transforming assessment policy and practice, leading to:
Transforming assessment can have valuable implications, promoting consideration of:
This has underpinned the changes to assessment policy at BU, in particular the Principles of Assessment Design Policy (6c) which will be implemented for the academic year 2019-20. The Centre for Excellence in Learning Assessment & Feedback Toolkit provides resources for staff to understand more about the evidence base for changing assessment and feedback practices along with tools and strategies to align their assessment and feedback practices with this new BU policy.
Higher Education Academy. Framework for transforming assessment in higher education. 2016. HEA.
Professor Debbie Holley, Head, Centre of Excellence in Learning
Anne Quinney, and Dr. Shelley Thompson, CEL Theme Leaders for Assessment and Feedback
Dr. Ann Luce, CEL Theme Leader for Technology Enhanced Learning
Professor Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor
Vince Clark, Learning Technologist
Lokesh Sivakumar, Media Producer