Case Studies

JISC RSC Scotland Case Studies

The JISC RSC Scotland team has produced a number of case studies on e-Assessment with staff from Further and Higher Education institutions in Scotland. These include examples of the use of ePortfolios for formative and summative assessment...Find out more

A case study of Motherwell College

A group of lecturing staff at Motherwell College undertook an SQA Professional Development Award (PDA) in Teaching in Further Education.

The award is designed to enhance practitioners' skills in planning effective teaching strategies and selecting/producing materials. A significant part of the assessment of the award includes written evidence, in the form of evaluative reports, commentaries and reflective accounts, performance evidence and the production of a learning, teaching and assessment plan....Find out more

A case study of Scottish Agricultural College

First and second year students studying the HNC/D Rural Business Management used an e-portfolio (Pebblepad) to create their Graded Unit investigations.

Many of the students completing the Graded Unit investigations had not undertaken this type of project before and found researching and presenting their work as a report, creating action plans and setting SMART objectives a new challenge...Find out more.

E-verification of e-portfolios Case Study

From 2008-2010, SQA worked with centres and External Verifiers (EVs) to pilot e-verification. This project was initiated because we were aware that centres and candidates were increasingly using e-portfolios and other electronic means to manage assessment evidence and we wanted to explore how SQA could make use of e-verification as part of its quality enhancement process ... Find out more