Taking Stock of Digital Assessment Resources

Presented by Professor Bob Fox with Dr Ben Phipps and Clem Wong, PVCE


Connections Seminar Series

This seminar will only be live-streamed. You can access the Livestream via the Connections Moodle site (self-enrolment key: unswconnections). Please do not forget to register if you wish to attend this seminar.


The broader focus of the seminar: Digital Assessment

This year, we’ve all had to adopt new practices to better suit the environment in which we and our students find ourselves and we’ve gone where higher education en bloc has not gone before: we’ve gone digital en masse!

This in turn has forced us to look at how we assess and how we use assessment in ways that can further support our students’ learning. We are now more interested in developing authentic assessment activities, in learning from our colleagues’ examples of good practices and in digital technologies that afford new ways of doing things that allow us to assess differently.

We already have some excellent assessment resources online and a growing number of good faculty-based guides as well as case studies about digital assessment. We have asked colleagues to suggest what else would be useful. A clear message has come back. We need a way to access everything we have about assessment in more systemic, connected ways. This ‘Connections seminar’ outlines where we are in terms of being able to provide a central digital assessment platform with key links to the multiplicity of existing resources.


About Prof. Bob Fox

Professor Bob Fox

Bob Fox is a curriculum professor, PVCSE and has worked in UNSW since 2013. His research focuses on technological practice; innovation and change in higher education; blended, mobile and open learning, and learning environments. He holds the University of Hong Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching. Between 2000-2013 he was Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education, Faculty of Education at HKU with one year at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as Professor and Associate Director, Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research before returning to HKU in 2009.

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UNSW Staff who cannot attend this online seminar are able to view the recording it via the Connections Moodle site (self-enrolment key: unswconnections)