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Celebrating July’s assessment event

This is a note from the OCA assessment team to mark, and share, what we feel has been a phenomenal and triumphant assessment event under extraordinary circumstances. 

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Student work: Jane Murdock

I am very pleased to be sharing with you the work of BA Textiles student Jane Murdock, who has just completed and had assessed her work for Textiles 2: Contemporary Practice. 

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Digital Assessment: Music

It is always a huge pleasure to see the assessment portfolios at each event, and to see each student’s development as they work through the degree. The music team are enormously proud of the successes of all of our students, and especially the personal breakthroughs that we see within the work. 

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Student work: Sheena Murray

In this blog post I am delighted to be sharing the work of BA Textiles student Sheena Murray, who recently completed and submitted for assessment Textiles 1: Ideas and Processes. 

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Digital assessment for Interior Design

Interior Design assessment at OCA is in its infancy. The degree and foundations courses are relatively new; we are only just starting to see completed units, and getting the first trickle of students submitting for assessment; these are our trail blazers!

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Student work: Julie Hooker

As one of the first Textiles students to submit work digitally for assessment Julie made several videos as a way of describing and illustrating the tactile and physical qualities of her work.

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BA Textiles assessment: Looking back moving forward 

In this short film Rebecca, the Programme Leader for BA Textiles talks about assessment. As we begin to prepare for our second digital assessment due to the COVID19 pandemic she draws students’ attention to what was learnt the first time around and where students can find support in the coming weeks for the Autumn assessment. 

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An accessible exhibition 

Attending the exhibition, looking at the work and speaking with the artist is something that Leonard wanted to ensure all the people that he invited could do. You see, Leonard is visually impaired, and mobility-impaired disabled, so making the exhibition accessible to all was something that he was conscious of achieving and he has done that in bucket-loads.

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