The ways in which assessments are marked and graded is one of the fundamental ways in which we define and exemplify academic standards. It is central to the operation of an assessment system that is valid, reliable, and transparent. The purpose of these resources is to set out the basis by which equity and transparency in marking will be maintained across the University. Following the University guidance and using the resources below will ensure that the confidence already evident in the standards of the University’s awards and in the probity of marking will be maintained. It will also enhance the links between marking, academic feedback, and other assessment related policies and processes.
- Marking and assessments shall be managed in ways that ensure equity, consistency, and transparency.
- Marking and assessment processes and procedures shall be applied fairly and consistently.
- Assessment Criteria and Marking Schemes
- Reliability and Consistency of Marking
- Assessment and Anonymity
- Releasing Marks
- Word Limits and Late Submission of Coursework
- Examination Paper Rubrics
- Assessing work from students with disabilities affecting written expression.
- An introduction to Electronic Submission and the tools available at Cardiff
- Investigating the Explicitness of written language skills assessment criteria within the sciences.
- The role of self-assessment in improving student performance.
Contact for enquiries:
Andy Lloyd (LloydA@cardiff.ac.uk)
Page last updated: 1 August 2013