Practice Guides

These guides are intended to assist staff with designing assessment tasks that stimulates student motivation, encourages the development of students’ evaluative expertise and their engagement with feedback.

The guides on this page focus on the practice of developing and implementing authentic learning-focused assessment.

There are also technology-related how-to quick guides and videos (for Turnitin and Blackboard) in this section of the LTO’s Online Learning page.

Assessment Practice Guides

Related Practice Guides

Examples of Final Exam Protocols and Resources

Editable documents developed by our School colleagues to be shared and reworked by our Notre Dame community (Login required)

  • Final Exams via Turnitin: SoE (Fremantle) Protocol

    Developed by our colleagues Jacinta Petersen, Jean MacNish and Anne Coffey from the School of Education (Fremantle) following the School’s decision to conduct end-of-semester exams remotely, in open-book mode using Turnitin.

    Thank you so much to the SoE for sharing this protocol with the academic community.

  • Final Exams via Blackboard Tests Protocol

    These documents are based on the Blackboard Tests protocol created by our colleague Michelle Katavatis from the School of Nursing & Midwifery (Fremantle).

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Is there an area of your teaching practice that you’d like some guidance with? Would you like some more guidance about a particular aspect of student learning?

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