If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!
Quickmarks are a really fast way of putting comments onto a student submission. As the same mistakes tend to crop up multiple times and across multiple students, Quickmarks gives you a great way of building up your own library of comments to use over and again. In this video we explore how to create your… Continue reading #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets
Turnitin and Moodle assignment submission boxes can be an overwhelming place. If you have agreed to provide feedback to the students in your tutor groups then the best way to manage this is to use the custom group feature in Moodle. In this video we show you how to create your tutor groups in Moodle… Continue reading #393 Marking in Moodle? Create custom tutor groups
If you ever need to transfer your grades/marks out of Moodle and into another University system, the best way to do this is to download from Moodle Gradebook. This method means that the file includes non-submitting students, making it much easier to match up with any other systems or students lists you may have. Feature… Continue reading #392 Download marks from Moodle
I discovered Unpaywall in a session on open knowledge in HE. Unpaywall is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to skip the paywall on millions of peer-reviewed journal articles. It’s fast, free and legal. You will need Google Chrome to install the Unpaywall extension in your browser. The extension works by automatically looking for a copy in… Continue reading #386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free
If you quickly need to capture some paperwork into a digital format you can quickly use Adobe Scan. Featured image: By freestocks.org on Unsplash
Sometimes I find it really annoying when I’m editing and reviewing a document to see the white space between the pages as it just takes up valuable screen space. Using this quick tip you can quickly toggle between both as and when you need to. Featured image: “Light Space” by Sky Noir is licenced under CC… Continue reading #345 Get rid of the white space between your pages in Word!