Presentation on theme: "EMark: A way forward? Nerys Pearson, Mike Tait, Annlouise Cavanna and Jayne Walters School of Health Science Simon Ellwood-Thompson, Phil Smith, Judy Jenkins,"— Presentation transcript:
eMark: A way forward? Nerys Pearson, Mike Tait, Annlouise Cavanna and Jayne Walters School of Health Science Simon Ellwood-Thompson, Phil Smith, Judy Jenkins, Jane Thomas, Gwyneth Warner, Jean Saving, Jeanette Rees, Gareth Davies, Diane Rawlings, Marian McIvor, Sian Parke et al.
eMark is an internet-based, marking management system, allowing remote access to assignment submission, marking and administration Developed by the School of Health Science and HIRU in the School of Medicine What is eMark?
1 Process map 3 4 5 6 7 Administrators create submission areas 2 Students submit assignments Academics mark assignments Academics moderate assignments External examiners verify assignments Administrators collate results in central records Ratified results & feedback emailed to students SHN000 Student 123456 SHN000 Student 123456 Mark Sheet SHN000 Student 123456
eMark is in its pilot phase. It has been used for one academic year with a pre-registration nursing cohort (March 2008) of 81 students 8 other courses are currently using eMark within the School Current Use
Development Collaborative team informed the development Cyclical development process All users able to feedback problems and comments at regular meetings Ensuring eMark is consistent with University protocols
Support for eMark users Identifying the user groups –Students, Academics, Admin staff Types of support –Tutorials, online tutorials and help sheets –on-demand support
Future plans for eMark HEFCW project Student feedback –Better consistency in marking –Identification of common problems –Targeted feedback to students and course administrators Audit Roll out to SHS, SU and beyond