Tool Review

This information is based on an independent review of existing tools; none of the tools were developed during this OLT Funded Project

What does it do?Who is it for?How does it work?Where do I get it?
CURRICULUM MAPPING TOOLS
Assessment Level Mapping Unit Level Mapping Whole of Program Mapping Built in Analysis Features
Subject Overview Spreadsheet Gap analysis assessment policy compliance
C2010 Maps: graduate attributes, assessment, learning experiences, learning resources, curriculum themes, & career development learning
JISC Designstudio This is a series of recommendations and tools to support curriculum design
CoGent Vocabulary builder, outcome builder, task builder, design builder
Weave Part of a designed continuous improvement system
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Student & instructor views of assessments, can align learning outcomes to quizzes built into blackboard
DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
Tables and Graphics Analysis and Summary Assessment Level Collection Unit Level Collection Features
ReView Comparison student-marker
ELumen Accreditation reports, student learning reports, benchmarking
Spark-Plus Peer- Assessment
Chalk and Wire E-portfolio collection
Waypoint Outcomes Integrated document marking
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Assignments built into the Blackboard software, anonymous integrated marking, plagiarism checking, hosted blogs, journals, wikis
ALEC Accreditation reports, student marking and feedback reports, rubric bank and builder
CURRICULUM MAPPING TOOLS
Who Training Support Needs Customisation
Subject Overview Spreadsheet Unit & Program Coordinators Medium Changes to format and functionality can be made with reasonable knowledge of Excel
C2010 Unit & Program Coordinators Medium Changes to format and functionality can be made with reasonable knowledge of Excel
JISC Designstudio Unit & Program Coordinators Low
CoGent Unit & Program Coordinators Low Versatile, yet limited scope for customisation
Weave Unit & Program Coordinators Low Flexibility in functionality, language, and labelling for specific institutions is part of the service provided with the software
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Unit & Program Coordinators Low Customisation build into existing framework of software
DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
Who Student Feedback Training Support Needs Customisation
ReView Markers, Students, Unit and Program Coordinators Medium Highly customisable in appearance and functionality
ELumen Markers, students, unit and program coordinators
Spark-Plus Markers, students, unit and program coordinators Medium Customisable
Chalk and Wire Markers, students, unit and program coordinators Customisable
Waypoint Outcomes Markers, students, unit and program coordinators
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Markers, students, unit and program coordinators Medium Customisable
ALEC Markers, students, unit and program coordinators Medium Customisable
CURRICULUM MAPPING TOOLS
Operating System Interoperability Data Sharing
Subject Overview Spreadsheet Excel Based Good Requires sharing platform (e.g. intranet, dropbox)
C2010 Excel Based Good Requires sharing platform
JISC Designstudio Website
CoGent Web Based Centralised login and sharing
Weave Web Based Centralised login and sharing
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Web Based Centralised login and sharing
DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
Web/Software Based Interoperability Shared Data Entry
ReView Web Based Good
ELumen Web Based
Spark-Plus Web Based Good
Chalk and Wire Web Based Good
Waypoint Outcomes Web Based
Blackboard 9.1 GOALS/STANDARDS Web Based Good
ALEC Web Based Very Good