Turnitin is a text-matching software that assists students to demonstrate academic integrity in their work. It also allows instructors to easily provide feedback to students and assess their work quickly. Through Feedback Studio, instructors can engage students with targeted feedback. There are two ways to set up a Turnitin assignment, however in order to ensure that the assessment is listed under … Read More
Commons is a learning object repository. You can think of Commons as a digital library that allows Canvas users to find, import and share learning resources with other users around the world. The resources available in Commons are: courses, modules, assignments, quizzes, discussions, pages, documents, videos, audio and images. Yes! When clicking on Commons you will be taken to the … Read More
Quizzes in Canvas are a type of assignment designed to assess student understanding and comprehension of course material. Quizzes can be both graded and ungraded. You can create four different types of quizzes in Canvas. These are: The table below compares the types of questions available in Canvas and Blackboard. To road-test the question types you can use in a … Read More
Turnitin has recently released a product upgrade which will be available to RMIT University on the 3rd of December 2016. This new upgrade called Turnitin Feedback Studio will replace the existing classic Turnitin. Please note that you will still be able to switch between Turnitin Classic and Feedback Studio until August the 17th, 2017; after this date the classic … Read More
We all know that Google Forms are an easy and handy way to design questionnaires and surveys; however, few people know that Google Forms can also be used to create a quiz with correct and incorrect answers for questions with multiple choices, checkboxes, or drop-down options. For the purposes of this blog, I will assume that you already know how … Read More
Google+ includes features such as real-time chat, video conferencing, and asynchronous communication through the G+ wall, in G+ Communities and Pages. One of the RMIT guiding principles for inclusive teaching is to “Offer flexible assessment and delivery”, and these Google features can support this.
We have started an Online Assessment Community in Google Plus. (Link doesn’t work? see Note). The community is aimed at supporting knowledge around the use of Grademark, Turnitin, the Blackboard Grade Centre and other online assessment ideas and issues. Please come along and introduce yourself and join in some of the conversations. You need to be logged into your email at … Read More