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Using e-assessment to support distance learners of science

Jordan, Sally and Butcher, Philip (2010). Using e-assessment to support distance learners of science. In: The GIREP-EPEC & PHEC 2009 International Conference, 17-21 Aug 2009, Leicester, UK.

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of online interactive computer marked assignments (iCMAs) in a range of physics and general science modules at the UK Open University (OU), and an evaluation, jointly funded by the Physics Innovations Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (piCETL) and the Centre for Open Learning of Mathematics, Science, Computing and Technology (COLMSCT) into student engagement with these iCMAs. Although the work has been done in the context of one particular large distance-learning university, the software used is open source and the evaluation has wider implications for those seeking to find the most appropriate way to use e-assessment to support their students' learning.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: eSTEeM
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Item ID: 24619
Depositing User: Sally Jordan
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2010 12:27
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2014 17:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24619
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