Blog posts on e-assessment projects are below, more details about e-assessment at LSE including case studies, pilots and resources can be found on our website.

  • Maths quizzes in Moodle using Maple TA

    Maths quizzes in Moodle using Maple TA

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on October 11, 2016 by Geraldine Foley

    LTI have a one year site licence for Maple TA for this academic year. Maple TA is an online testing and assessment software designed especially for quantitative disciplines that involve the use of maths and statistics.  It has many features including: integration with Moodle; visualisation of mathematical problems; automatically generating questions; free response answers for questions that have more ...more

  • Turnitin in Moodle rolls out

    Turnitin in Moodle rolls out

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on June 28, 2016 by Helen Axe

    Learning Technology and Innovation are pleased to announce the roll out of Turnitin originality check from within Moodle across the School from Tuesday 16th August. Turnitin provides originality checks against webpages, library catalogues, journals and publications but also other student submitted work (within LSE and other institutions). By integrating Turnitin into Moodle, ...more

  • Announcing the IGNITE! Grant Winners!

    Announcing the IGNITE! Grant Winners!

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on May 25, 2016 by Sarah Ney

    Successful projects funded through the IGNITE scheme are now underway. We had over 20 project applications put to the committee and after much deliberation projects were chosen for their innovation, scalability and alignment to the School’s Education Strategy. Here are the winners: Enhancing Your Moodle  Jennifer Jackson-Preece, European Institute (Re)designing  Moodle courses EU450, ...more

  • Learning Technology Ideas Exchange

    Learning Technology Ideas Exchange

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on April 28, 2016 by Helen Axe

    Click to sign up to the Learning Technology Idea Exchange "Learning Technology Ideas Exchange" is an opportunity to get inspired, meet colleagues, exchange ideas and discover ways to improve teaching and learning with technology! Run as informal café-style presentations, LSE colleagues will share insight into technologies used for teaching and learning and ...more

  • New features for Moodle

    New features for Moodle

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on September 8, 2015 by Geraldine Foley

      Moodle was upgraded to version 2.7 as part of the reset process.  The changes to Moodle are minimal and can be seen below along with some features of Moodle that you may not be aware of.    Changes to Moodle New text editor Atto is the new default text editor in Moodle from version 2.7 onwards.  Clicking the top left icon (highlighted ...more

  • Marking and Giving Feedback with iPads

    Marking and Giving Feedback with iPads

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on August 10, 2015 by Sarah Ney

    Last academic year, staff in the Spanish Section at LSE's Language Centre were awarded an e-Assessment grant from LTI to support their project of using iPads and annotating apps to mark and give students feedback electronically. Why use tablet marking and feedback... ...from the teacher's point of view... Several applications were analysed and ...more

  • How effective are e-Marking and e-Feedback?

    How effective are e-Marking and e-Feedback?

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on June 8, 2015 by Sarah Ney

    Catherine Hua Xiang There are numerous methods and tools to mark and provide feedback using technology. Catherine Hua Xiang and Lourdes Hernandez-Martin from LSE's Language Centre run an LTI-funded project* aimed at 'exploring and comparing three distinctive e-marking methods and e-feedback as a result of three marking tools' Lourdes Hernandez-Martin More than ...more

  • E-assessment Scotland 2014

    E-assessment Scotland 2014

    LSE Learning Technology & Innovation - Published on September 15, 2014 by Steve Bond

    On 5 September I attended this one-day event at the University of Dundee, billed as the UK's "largest conference dedicated to exploring the best examples of e-assessment in the world today". LSE has an growing interest in e-assessment (which we might define as the use of IT to facilitate assessment processes), ...more