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Short-answer e-assessment questions : five years on

Jordan, Sally (2012). Short-answer e-assessment questions : five years on. In: 2012 International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, 10-11 July 2012, Southampton.

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Abstract

Computer-marked short-answer questions, with tailored feedback, have been in regular use in the Open University Science Faculty for 5 years. High marking accuracy has been retained following a move to algorithmically-based answer matching. However, short-answer free-text e-assessment remains an underused technology. This paper suggests some reasons for this, in particular the need for a substantial number of marked student responses for use in developing the answer matching.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Author
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: eSTEeM
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Item ID: 34011
Depositing User: Sally Jordan
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 09:42
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2014 23:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34011
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