Remote study and work

In preparation for remote study and work, CHERP have produced guidance and collated useful resources to support staff and students.

Information for Remote Working

The CHERP and ODL teams have produced some answers to your most commonly asked questions on how to alter your content delivery and assessment for fully online delivery.


CHERP/ODL Recorded Webinars 20/21

Semester 2 Assessment & Feedback Webinars (January - March 2021)
DateTopicRecording
24th March 2021 Assessment & Feedback: Designing assessment for academic integrity Recording to follow
12th March 2021 Assessment & Feedback: Peer assessment & effective feedback Recording to follow
24th February 2021 Assessment & Feedback: Assessment for large groups Watch recording
19th January 2021 Assessment & Feedback:  Authentic alternatives Watch recording

June 2020 webinars

The Centre for Higher Education, Research and Practice and the Office for Digital Learning have delivered a number of webinars in June 2020 for staff to explore opportunities to effectively transition modules that were previously taught face-to-face or blended to fully online delivery.

The sessions and their resources can be accessed below:

Fully online delivery

CCBY Richard Beggs Ulster University


Office for Digital Learning

The Office for Digital Learning (ODL) have produced a range of resources and recorded webinars to aid with remote delivery.
Visit ODL SharePoint Website


Assessment alternatives

Gateway to Digital Assessment which aims to develop a shared understanding of digital assessment between staff and students.  With a focus on pedagogy, Gateway contains a wealth of resources for staff and students including:

For Staff:

  • Research-informed pedagogical approaches to the design and facilitation of digital assessment.
  • Resources on a wide range of digital assessment types.
  • Voices from the disciplines: staff experiences of designing digital assessments.
  • Student perspectives on their experience of digital assessment approaches.
  • Examples of digital assessment in practice.

For Students:

  • Focus on assessment literacy, helping students to understand the nature and purposes of assessment.
  • Resources on different digital assessment types—written for students, by students.
  • Real-life examples of digital assessment in the disciplines.
  • Key considerations when preparing for digital assessment/exams.
  • Student perspectives on their experience of digital assessment approaches.

A very useful document by Professor Sally Brown and Kay Sambell has been produced and shared online that explores alternatives to assessment in the current climate


Writing better assignments in the post-Covid19 era: approaches to good task design

Sally Brown and Kay Sambell, August 2020 - download from Sally's website


Assessment and feedback tools at Ulster

Online support and guidance on our range of digital assessment and feedback tools - view online


Sign up to become an Associate Member of ALT

Ulster has an institutional licence for the Association for Learning Technology, sign up now using your Ulster email address and share, learn and join the discussions around fully online delivery.


Advance HE Knowledge Hub

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