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Assessment and Internal Moderation Resources

Please find below a set of guidance documents and sample forms to support providers in the application of the QAA grading model.

Assessment

Guide to the Assessment and Grading of the QAA Access to HE Diploma

Guide to cross referencing and integrating assignments for the units of the Access to HE Diploma

Guidance to maintaining academic integity in the Assessment of the Access to HE Diploma

Guide to the contextualisation of Grade Descriptor Components in Access to HE Diploma assignments

Guide to writing Access to HE Diploma and Unit Assessment Strategies

Guidance on Managing Resubmissions

Guidance on making assessment judgements about student work at Level 2 and Level 3

Guidance on managing Access to HE assignment late submissions and extentions

Form AP1 - Diploma Assessment Plan template AP1 (with dates)

Form AP1 - Diploma Assessment Plan template AP1 (without dates)

Form AP2 - Unit Assessment Plan Template

Form AP3 - Assignment Brief Template

Form AP4 - Assignment Feedback Template

Access to HE Assessment Timetable 2018-19 Template with Guidance

Grading Assignment Checklist

Access to HE Class Grade Profile Tracker

Access to HE Student Grade Profile Tracker

Assessment Tracker Template 2018-19 - excel document

Generating the Access to HE Assessment Tracker Guidance

Observation Record Sheet

The NICATS level descriptors

Grade profile analysis timeline

Grade profile analysis tool

Assessment Examples

Please find below completed versions of the assessment templates, they include examples with deliberate errors which link to the relevant internal moderation examples further down the list.

Guidance on the completion of an assignment feedback sheet - AP4

Example of Diploma Assessment Plan AP1 (with dates) example with errors

Example of a Unit Assessment Plan AP2 - example with errors

Example of a Unit Assessment Plan - AP2

Example of a Unit Assignment Brief AP3 - with errors

To access Assignment Brief Examples - AP3, please click here  

Internal Moderation

Guide to the Internal Moderation and Standardisation of the QAA Access to HE Diploma

Form IM1 - Internal Moderation Record, Diploma Assessment Plan

Form IM2 - Internal Moderation Record, Unit Assessment Plan

Form IM3 - Internal Moderation Record, Assignment Brief

Form IM4 - Internal Moderation Record, Student Work

Internal Moderation Examples

Guidance for recording the internal moderation of student work - IM4

Please find below completed versions of the internal moderation templates, which link to the examples of assessment documents with deliberate errors above.

Example of IM1 linked to AP1 with errors

Example of IM2 linked to AP2 with errors

Example of IM3 linked to AP3 with errors

Please find below resources from workshops to support providers

Assessment Planning Workshop – presentation and resources for providers

Assignment planning and writing for the Access to HE Diploma - Powerpoint

Assessment Activity 1

Assessment Activity 2

Internal Moderation Workshop – presentation and resources for providers

Guide to the Internal Moderation and Standardisation of the QAA Access to HE Diploma

Guidance on running the IM Workshop

Internal moderation and standardisation workshop - powerpoint

Exercise 1 - AP1 example

Exercise 1 - Converting IM1 notes into actions

Exercise 1 - IM1 example

Exercise 1 - IM1 form

Exercise 2 - AP2 example

Exercise 2 - Converting IM2 notes into actions

Exercise 2 - IM2 example

Exercise 2 - IM2 form

Exercise 3 - Standardisation case study

Assessment Workshop Activities

Building academic integrity into assessment design

Academic integrity scenario

Maintaining academic integrity - activities

Contextualising grade descriptors

Contextualistion - definition and activities

Example of completed grid for activity 2

Grid for activity 2

Writing assessment strategies

AP1 Assessment Strategies

AP2 Chemistry

AP2 History

Writing Assessment Strategies - definitions and activities

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