Reimagining assessment and feedback

Reimagining assessment and feedback

UCL will be leading an event in collaboration with Jisc on Reimagining assessment and feedback. This event is aimed at senior leaders with responsibility for taking forward digital transformation within their university including senior executive/director roles in learning and teaching, research and innovation, digital and IT services, libraries, estates and facilities management, registry and data management.

During the one-day ‘Reimagining assessment and feedback’ event, you will have the opportunity to hear openly from UCL colleagues about the lessons learned in their digital assessment journey. You will gain valuable insights and learn more about the technical and professional challenges of implementing university-wide digital assessment at UCL, as well as learning from other senior leaders across the higher education sector.

The event will take place on Monday 5th June at Bentham House in UCL Laws faculty. There will be opportunities to hear from UCL staff and from a panel with representatives from universities discussing their approaches to reimagining assessment and feedback. Attendees will also be able to partcipate in breakout groups on the following areas:

  • Assessment futures – this session will consider the potential future of assessment in Higher education. It will look at areas including AI, assessment technology and new ideas and ways of working in assessment.
  • Academic integrity – this session will consider ways to ensure academic integrity is maintained across the institution through design, education and detection. It will look at how policy and regulations need to change in the light of new challenges that technology brings.
  • Institutional change – this session will consider managing institutional change and encouraging new academic practices. It will look at areas including framing of change and the balance between cultural and technological change.
  • Pedagogy and assessment design – This session will consider the full assessment design process and focal points and drivers for different staff involved in making changes. It will look at areas including what contemporary assessment design looks like: authentic, for social justice, reusable etc.
  • Larger cohorts and workloads – this session will consider how you assess large cohorts in highly modularised programmes with large student cohorts from different disciplines. It will look at areas including workload models, interdisciplinary assessment, integrated assessment.
  • Strategic direction – this session will consider how you respond to the drivers of change and go about a co-design process across an institution. It will look at environmental scanning, involving stakeholders, styles of leadership.

You can book your place at the event on the Jisc website.