Product Launch: Gradient e-Assessment

Gradient main marker page

On the verge of the ALT-C 2012 conference in Manchester, Hedtek are proud to launch Gradient, our new e-assessment system. Gradient provides solutions for tests, assignments and exams, and supports multiple formats, including for handwritten answer books.

Gradient offers:

  • A superb interactive experience for markers
  • Faster and more consistent marking.
  • Enhanced student learning through personalised, actionable student feedback.
  • Feedback is structured for student use, even by less motivated students.
  • Easy reuse and adaption of past feedback.
  • Criterion referenced assessment
  • Faster marking turnaround and improved feedback helps improve National Student Survey scores on assessment and feedback.
  • Built-in quality assurance mechanisms, including mark traceability.
  • Support for institution-specific assessment lifecycles.
  • Ease of use means minimal training requirements.

See the product description.

Gradient is offered as an institutional system, institutionally hosted or hosted by ourselves, and, in a cut down version (without institutional support, but with our superb marking and feedback facilities) over the web as

We’re not stopping here: Future developments will include support for multi-media assessment, peer assessment and Calibrated Peer Review. Ultimately these formative peer assessment techniques will form part of our institutional- and community -focussed Personal Learning Environment.

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