CARMA Teaching and Learning Seminar

10:00 am

Tuesday, 22nd Nov 2016

V206, Mathematics Building

Dr Andrew Kepert

(CARMA, The University of Newcastle)

Dr Björn Rüffer

(CARMA, The University of Newcastle)

A showcase of home-grown software tools for generating and managing assessment material

A challenge with our large-enrolment courses is to manage assessment resources: questions, quizzes, assignments and exams. We want traditional in-class assessment to be easier, quicker and more reliable to produce, in particular where multiple versions of each assessment is required. Our approach is to

We have implemented this within standard software: LaTeX, Ruby, git, and our favourite mathematics software.

We will briefly show off our achievements in 2016, including new features of the software and how we've used them in our teaching. We then invite discussion on we we can do to help our colleagues use these tools.