Redesigning Assessment Practices in an AI World

Discover how AI is impacting how we assess and evidence student learning with PebblePad's latest insights.

About the perspective paper 

Shaped by conversations with higher education leaders across the globe, this paper draws on a global survey conducted by PebblePad in May 2023. This research engaged 200 educators, spanning diverse roles such as teaching staff, learning design and senior leaders, as well as, a separate student survey capturing the anonymous responses of 1500 students in the US, Australia, and the UK. 

Benefit from the expertise of Lisa Gray, PebblePad’s Senior Consultant for Learning, Teaching, and Assessment. With over two decades of experience in education and a proven track record of driving innovation, Lisa offers actionable insights to help you consider how to maintain academic integrity whilst empowering students and driving learning in the process. 

Author Lisa Gray, Senior Consultant: AI opens doors to new possibilities and challenges in assessment. By embracing authentic assessment, nurturing student engagement, and upholding ethical AI use, we can chart a successful course through this transformative landscape. This paper provides practical advice for creating assessments that empower students and foster originality. 

Highlights include:

  • Strategies for addressing the challenges that AI presents for assessing student learning.  
  • Concerns expressed by educators and students, including challenges around plagiarism and readiness to adapt.  
  • How authentic assessment practices can empower both educators and learners in the era of AI. 

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