Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Student assessment & feedback

Information and guidance to help academics consider and develop their approaches to student assessment and feedback.

Update April 20: The University has now provided Assessment Continuity Preparation webpages for this current period of remote teaching

Designing online remote assessment and exams

This concise series of pages aims to help you think about the best ways to assess students using online, remote methods.

Assessment & feedback basic principles

Assessment and feedback: some basic principles; plus information on the IAD's current work in this area.

Feedback: quick ideas

Practical ideas for giving more effective feedback:

Moderation guidance

Guidance on assessment moderation. Includes: what moderation is, who is responsible, advice on timing and methods, and more.

Courses and support

Professional development workshops, courses and events related to assessment and feedback.

Further reading

More in-depth information and idea on specific techniques of assessment and feedback.

Transforming Assessment

The following toolkit contain questions and associated suggested responses that are intended as reflective prompts to help you focus and clarify your starting point for assessment practice development.

Leading enhancement in assessment and feedback (LEAF)

Information about the Leading Enhancement in Assessment and Feedback (LEAF) project at the University.