Monthly Archives: June 2024

Using video feedback to engage students with marking criteria

Clare Harris, Senior Teaching Fellow in Creativity and Design, and Alexandre Rodrigues, Lecturer in Product Design, explain how they implemented the use of screen recordings to enhance their feedback. Clare has a background in design and extensive experience working in

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Sussex Education Festival 2024 Programme

Please join us for the second Sussex Education Festival, an event for anyone involved in delivering education at Sussex. The event will be held over two days. You can attend the Festival in-person (9.30-4pm on 10 July) in the Woodland

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Guessing and Gender Bias in Multiple-Choice Quizzes with Negative Marking

Dr Matteo Madotto, Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex Business School.[1] Introduction When designing multiple-choice quizzes (MCQs), an important decision to make is whether or not to apply negative marking to incorrect answers. The main rationale for penalizing wrong answers

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Measuring educational gain through Assurance of Learning (AoL)

Farai is Associate Dean (Education & Students) in the University of Sussex Business School and Professor in the Department of Economics. She has several years’ higher education teaching experience in statistics, development economics and other applied economics topics. She has

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