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Embedding and enhancing eAssessment in the leading open source VLE.

Butcher, Philip; Sangwin, Christopher and Hunt, Tim (2013). Embedding and enhancing eAssessment in the leading open source VLE. In: Proceedings of the HEA STEM Conference, Higher Education Academy, 2013.

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Automating the assessment of large numbers of students while providing instant personalised feedback requires a multi-faceted computer-based solution. This paper describes how the long term eAssessment developments in science and technology at the Open University (OU) and mathematics at the University of Birmingham have been brought together in Moodle, highlights key features of these developments and discusses the costs and benefits of engaging with these ever more sophisticated systems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 The Higher Education Academy
Keywords: eAssessment; Moodle; STACK; CAS; assessment for learning
Academic Unit/School: Other Departments > Other Departments
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Other Departments > IT
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 39632
Depositing User: Philip Butcher
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2014 10:22
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2018 11:31
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