The UNSW Assessment Policy provides detailed guidance on assessment approaches and strategies at UNSW.
In the Assessment Toolkit you will find ideas, guidelines and practical strategies on all aspects of the assessment process.
- Designing Assessment
Topics in the Designing Assessment section deal with the broader aspects of assessment design, reflecting the principles of assessment AS learning.
- Assessment Methods
In the section on Assessment Methods, there are topics dealing with tasks and activities for diverse purposes, diverse student groups, and diverse contexts of learning.
- Grading and Giving Feedback
Topics in the section on Grading and Giving Feedback include practical advice and strategies on interpreting and marking students' assessment performance, and engaging them in the critical feedback process.
- Reviewing Assessment Quality
The section on Reviewing Assessment Quality provides a broader perspective on the cycle of assessment quality from design, through implementation, to reviewing of grades and learning outcomes, all informing improvements to design.
- Spotlight on Assessment at UNSW
Current practices and scholarly research in assessment within the Faculties are highlighted in the Spotlight on Assessment at UNSW section.
For a complete list of topics in the Toolkit, see the Assessment Toolkit Index of All Topics.
A good place to find out which resources can help your assessment practice is the Assessment Toolkit at a Glance page.
The Connections Seminar series explores different aspects of learning and teaching. The seminars are open to all staff and provide a forum to share ideas and get feedback on practice and research.
Recordings and presentations from the seminars can be found on the Moodle course site (self-enrolment key: connections2018).
- November 13, 2018: 10 years of digital assessments - insights and outlook presented by Mr Thomas Korner, ETH Zurich
- August 27, 2018: Assessment provides credible information on student achievement presented by Professor Philip Jones, Assessment Lead, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)