Category Archives: Assessment

‘Learn About’ Fair 2012 – Learn about, discuss and discover – update

The fifth annual Learn About Fair held on 29th February 2012 attracted 600 people from across the OU, attending either physically at the Jennie Lee Building at Walton Hall, or participating online through Elluminate sessions and live streaming of the … Continue reading

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Refreshing Assessment presentation 3 – podcast

From ‘Trivial Pursuit’ to ‘Serious e-Assessment’ – Authoring and maintaining quality questions for e-assessment Professor Don Mackenzie, Professional e-Assessment Services http://youtu.be/elzvozEhvxQ Recorded on 29th June at The Open University

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Refreshing Assessment presentation 2 – podcast

An introduction to test psychometrics Lester Gilbert, University of Southampton Understanding how to make interactive computer marked assessment questions more reliable and valid. http://youtu.be/F5Lu3EdsXNo Recorded 20th June at The Open University

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Refreshing Assessment presentation 1 – podcast

Exploring eAssessment Design Dr Helen Ashton, Heriot-Watt University Understanding how to design eAssessment questions is key to supporting staff and students during their learning. Used formatively, the right questions can provide confidence to students, highlight areas of strength and weakness … Continue reading

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