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Identifying innovative and effective practice in e-assessment: findings from seventeen UK case studies

Whitelock, Denise M; Mackenzie, Don; Whitehouse, Christine; Ruedel, Cornelia and Rae, Simon (2006). Identifying innovative and effective practice in e-assessment: findings from seventeen UK case studies. In: Danson, Myles ed. Proceedings of the 10th CAA International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference. Loughborough, UK: Professional Development, Loughborough University, pp. 505–511.

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Abstract

The aim of this JISC funded project was to extend the understanding of what e-assessment meant to users and producers in the HE and FE sectors. A case study methodology was employed to identify and report upon best and current practice within this field of inquiry. This approach facilitated the identification of both the enabling factors and barriers associated with e-assessment.
The variety of applications of e-assessment studied and their innovation and general effectiveness indicate the potential of e-assessment to significantly enhance the learning environment and the outcomes for students, in a wide range of disciplines and applications.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
ISBN: 0-9539572-5-X, 978-0-9539572-5-5
Keywords: e-assessment; innovative; effective; case studies;
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Other Departments > Business Development Unit
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Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 11949
Depositing User: Denise Whitelock
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2008 06:47
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2016 10:23
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11949
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