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Preface : CAA 2010: Computer assisted assessment: supporting student learning

Whitelock, Denise and Warburton, Bill (2011). Preface : CAA 2010: Computer assisted assessment: supporting student learning. International Journal of e-Assessment, 1(1)

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Abstract

The Preface for the first special issue for the International Journal of e-Assessment highlights the role of the assessment for learning agenda. It also points to papers within the special issue which relate to:
(a) Overcoming the barriers to supporting student learning with computer-assisted assessment; (b) Marking and computer-assisted assessment; (c) Harnessing the technology to improve efficiency and pedagogy.
The papers in this issue stress the general recognition that times are changing and that assessment needs to become embedded in the teaching/learning cycle and not purely as a checking device for the awarding institution. These papers encourage us to rise to the challenge of developing more sophisticated computer-assisted assessment systems that support student learning and there is still a lot to do!

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISSN: 2045-9432
Keywords: assessment for learning; assessment reform group; computer assisted assessment; benchmarking; random item selection
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 29083
Depositing User: Denise Whitelock
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2011 09:02
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 07:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29083
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