• Managing Groups in Aula

    This article pulls together information on using Groups in Aula.  Understanding how to get up and manage groups will inform creating group assignments and being able to allocate markers.  Creating and managing Groups Whatever the purpose for setting up groups, for assignments or to manage the allocation of markers, the…

  • Assessment Criteria and Rubrics

    An Introduction This guide is an introduction to: Writing an assessment brief with clear assessment criteria and rubrics Grading tools available in Turnitin enabling the use of criteria and rubrics in marking. Clear and explicit assessment criteria and rubrics are meant to increase the transparency of the assessment and aim…

  • Aula Assessment Guidance

    Objective to provide a standard set of guidance for making decisions regarding setting up assessments, marking and uploading grades using Aula.  to pull together and update existing ‘how to’ guides as required Please note: This guidance document pulls together support resources from a range of sites, Aula Zendesk, the University’s…

  • Aula Quizzes – FAQs

    This page provides a range of FAQs on the use of Aula Quizzes (updated 30th September 2021).  The questions have been grouped under the following categories: Basic setting up and structuring quizzes Student experience Grading/Feedback Technical queries Sharing Coventry University Group questions Basic setting up and structuring quizzes Student experience…

  • Aula Quizzes: importing questions from Moodle

    An import facility is provided allowing questions to be imported from Moodle.  However, it is important to note that not all question types can be directly imported.  In all cases where questions are imported it is essential to review the questions once imported. The question types that can be imported…

  • Aula Quizzes: tagging

    Tags can be attached to Items, not to individual questions and are important for searching, filtering and report generation.  Tags can be combined with searching by Titles. Tags cannot be generated by Educators in Aula Quizzes when authoring questions and activities, they need to be selected from a pre-populated list. …

  • Aula Quizzes: Create a New Quiz

    Quizzes are a great tool for both checking your students’ understanding of the subject matter as well as introducing new concepts in an interactive and engaging way. We’ve provided guidance here, but if you’re seeing something different in your Aula dashboard, visit the Aula knowledge base article on creating quizzes….

  • Aula Quizzes: creating Items and authoring questions

    Items provide an organisational structure for question sets.  Items are uploaded through creating an Activity or directly in the Quiz Item Bank (accessed via an Aula Space). Important note: Questions that are edited will see changes reflected in all tests the question is used in. Clear labelling will be required…

  • Introducing Aula Quizzes

    Aula Quizzes have now been integrated into Aula, using the underlying quizzing platform Learnosity.  Aula Quizzes will provide an assignment option, in addition to Turnitin and Handin, and through the updated Editor allow quizzes to be embedded in content pages in Aula.  As such it can be used to create…

  • Aula Update – 3rd March 2021

    This is the sixth update on the Aula platform.  It highlights recent changes to Aula, forthcoming changes and responses to recent queries that have been raised.  A reminder that information on Aula’s development plans are available via the Product Portal at https://portal.aula.education/tabs/3-launched.  This site can be used to propose ideas…