Leeds Beckett University - City Campus,
- TEACHING AND LEARNING
- Excellent academic practice
- Your development
- Help and support
These pages were co-developed by three services:
- Digital Learning Service (part of Library and Student Services)
- Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT)
- Distance Learning Unit (DLU)
We've unified our collective advice and guidance so that you can find it more easily and work through teaching and learning processes from curriculum design to using online tools in a more structured way.
Please let us know what you think by filling in the short feedback form at the end of each page.
Changes to this site will be taking place in January 2023, more detailed information will be communicated through the CLT digest and Digital Learning Newsletter. If you find a broken link or are struggling to find a specific resource please contact email@example.com (teaching, learning, course design, inclusive design) or firstname.lastname@example.org (MyBeckett, Turnitin, PebblePad etc.).
Online marking can allow you to provide feedback to students in a range of ways such as inline comments, video and audio comments. The feedback can then be accessed by students both on and off campus and at a time of day that suits them, making it more accessible. Providing comments and marks electronically allows moderators and external examiners to review the work in a time and place that is efficient for them, removing the need for all parties to coordinate to submit, collect or return a single physical copy on campus. Audio feedback can add personalisation and more nuanced comments for the students to take forward.
There are a number of university supported systems that can help you to undertake online marking and feedback, such as Turnitin, Blackboard assignments and Pebblepad. You can find out more about which system might be best for your assessment in our online assessment and feedback mapping diagram.
For more information about how to use Turnitin, view our Turnitin guides. Information about how to use the Blackboard assignment tool is available in our Blackboard assignment guide, along with a comparison of the two tools.
Improving student outcomes
Educational outcomes are measured in terms of the proportion of students on a course who continue on the course, complete the course, and progress from the course to graduate employment.