Information Services

Assessment and Feedback

Information about Assessment and Feedback tools to use within Learning and Teaching. Services include: Questionmark Perception, Turnitin, GradeMark, WebPA.

Choosing Online Assessment

Information Services have a wide range of tools which support creating assignments, online submission, marking, and feedback.

Questionmark Perception

Questionmark Perception is a specialised assessment system which can create assessments for delivery over the Web.

Plagiarism prevention and detection

Turnitin supports plagiarism prevention and detection.

Electronic marking

GradeMark enables markers to mark online.


WebPA (Web Peer Assessment) in an online tool that enables peer moderation of group work, so that each member is given recognition for their individual contribution.

Writing essay-exams using a computer

This service allows students to use a computer during formal examinations to type essay answers as an alternative to hand-writing.

Optical mark recognition

OMR is a technology which uses hardware to detect the presence or absence of marks. It can be used for automatically marking answer sheets for tests or surveys with multiple choice questions.