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Discussion in 'Religious Education' started by leviosa, May 9, 2007.

  1. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    Of course honey...
  2. Sorted out initial problem...air zip or something. Now I cAN'T access the site. At least these problems are sorted now I guess.
  3. Another question (having osrted out all the problems;) How many questions do we on on the live site over the next few days? 10? 20?
  4. 576

    576 Established commenter

    I asked my team leader who wasn't sure and was going to check. I'm doing 10 of each as I think that's what it was last year.
    UP to 4c so far but having a break now.Will go back later.
  5. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    I would say do a few of each for now and then go back and do some more mid week when there are more papers scanned and the range is bigger.
  6. I'm just doing a few of each on the assumption that it;'s more thn I;ve ever done lol so whatever is a bonus!

    I hit the commit button too - he he can tell who the naughty ones are can't you!

    I reckon you hit it at the end of each marking session to sned all of your answers over. Once you have hit it you cna;t reviwe them though so be careful!
  7. I don't even know who my team leader is yet.
    Can someone explain to me exactly what i need to do:
    put epen on system first?

    then what?
  8. 576

    576 Established commenter

    On the e-pen site is training - this takes you through what to do.

    You then can practice - but these will be maths (or some other random subject) answers - this exercise is about using the software not marking as such.

    You then need to get the markscheme downloaded from AA website.

    Then log on to livesite and do 10 or so of each answer - noting down oddities. To report back to your teamleader who should be in touch. Mine was given the wrong e-mail address for me - very helpful!
  9. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    Vicx - email me emmwatsathotmaildotcom and I will try and find out who your tl is...
  10. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    ok im lost and confused!

    logging into epen...then into the pratice site and it says use your markers number and the suffix of the paper we are marking

    someone please tell me what this suffix thing is...

    this all seems like a whole lot of running around this year!
  11. 576

    576 Established commenter

    the suffix is on the letter that came with the disc. I also recieved an identical copy of the letter on Thursday.
  12. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    Grandelf, your suffix is 183 for 5563 and 184 for 5564 so you just add that to your examiner number - good luck!
  13. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    cheers Noja

    will have a look at these later....

    once ive had a look at the mark scheme miss lev kindly sent me!

    so i take it we mark all the questions on that system for now and then wait till TL gets in touch
  14. Erm is it me but how on earth do we mark rubric offences?

    It isn't totally clear from the code which question they are attempting to answer and to be honest it's not that clear from their answers sometimes! Am I missing something here?

  15. 576

    576 Established commenter

    I think that's the failing of dividing the sections up like this.

    I've had 2 rubrics so far and sent them both to review.

    I suppose it's not vitally important at this stage as they all get re-marked after standardisation don't they - but I guess it's something we have to clear with team leaders as to what to do.
  16. I really really don't like it divided up like this. I can see exactly why they have done it so they can field out the easy questions to non specialists to mark so they can find enough markers to cover the spec.

    However, I do think someone should address why they are struggling to get markers.

    If I hadn't signed a contract nad have a cosncience I would be tempted ot pull out. I think it stinks the contracts didn't say we would only be doing the harder and more time consuming questions.

    I think thi smay well be my last year marking - especially as I have gone through threshold and am only doing it fo rexpreeince not like I am desperate for the cash!

  17. This is a very public place to be discussing things... why don't you email/ring you PE or Team leaders??
  18. Because they are not available until Monday for one.

    Because I am not posting any personal attacks or defamatory comments that I would not actually say to anyone in the street, nor am I breaking any confidentiality issues.

    And actually trying to get through to anyone other than your TL on the phone is a joke.

  19. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    All the TLs I know are spending this weekend looking after their teams...do you have your principal's telephone number if you are having difficulties getting through?
  20. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    do we only mark c/d questions?

    and do i have to do standardisation for both papers? as the questions are the same!

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