students learn better through self-assessment
UTS CIC and U@U Academy are using REVIEW’s unique approach to describing assessment against capability development as the basis for a twenty-first century approach to tertiary preparation and entry. Using REVIEW’s ability to describe, assess and track competency, capability or attribute development, CIC have supported U@U Academy to help staff and students ‘see’ their capability […]
Academ gives a big shout out to Sarah Ellis for celebrating three years using REVIEW to manage student evaluations on the U@Uni Academy Program. As featured on the Channel Nine news, the Program provides an ‘opportunity to shine’, an alternative university entry pathway for hundreds of low socio-economic background students to study at UTS Sydney. […]
Review is helping schools and universities across Australia revolutionise their marking criteria. Review refocuses the marking criteria, changing the way students engage with their assessments. As a result, students gain a greater understanding of their personal development. This is done by tracking five core skills in Review; Communication, Attitudes, Practical, Research and Innovation with every […]
Project Based Learning is a new teaching method which focuses on the skills and attributes of students in schools, rather than their ability to memorise and recite information. Moving away from an exam based assessment module to an engaging and student-focused projects module. But implementing project based learning in primary and secondary education is not […]
Academ has included Accessibility updates in the latest Review. Focusing on readability, keyboard commands, and colour fixes.
In recent months Academ have been working with Liverpool Boys secondary schools to provide skills based learning with Review. Assessment of students is tracked against five skills based outcomes. Communication and Collaboration, Attitudes and Values, Practical and Professional, Research and Critical thinking and lastly Innovation and Creativity.
We call it CAPRI!
After trying several commercially available tools the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business Digital Learning team approached Academ in late 2016 to discuss the development of a Peer Rating feature in REVIEW. Staff at the UNSW Business School had identified the need to incorporate peer rating and student-to-student feedback systemically into group work. The […]
Academ have developed a Student Feedback Online Survey Evaluation Software which is currently used at The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Griffith University. The software is an online survey solution to collect and report on Student Feedback against staff and subjects. At UTS they have utilised the Student Feedback Online Survey Software by creating […]