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Association for Learning Technology Journal

September 2004 Volume 12, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Putting Interoperability to the Test: Building a Large Reusable Assessment Item Bank

    Niall Sclater & Mary MacDonald

    The COLA project has been developing a large bank of assessment items for units across the Scottish further education curriculum since May 2003. These will be made available to learners mainly via ... More

    pp. 205-213

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  2. Implementation of Computer Assisted Assessment: Lessons from the Literature

    Gavin Sim, Phil Holifield & Martin Brown

    This paper draws attention to literature surrounding the subject of computer-assisted assessment (CAA). A brief overview of traditional methods of assessment is presented, highlighting areas of... More

    pp. 215-229

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  3. Easing the Transition from Paper to Screen: An Evaluatory Framework for CAA Migration

    Mhairi McAlpine

    Computer assisted assessment is becoming more and more common through further and higher education. There is some debate about how easy it will be to migrate current assessment practice to a... More

    pp. 231-248

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  4. INQUIRE: A Case Study in Evaluating the Potential of Online MCQ Tests in a Discursive Subject

    Sophie Clarke, Katharine Lindsay, Chris McKenna & Steve New

    There has been a wealth of investigation into the use of online multiple-choice questions as a means of summative assessment, however the research into the use of formative MCQs by the same mode of... More

    pp. 249-260

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  5. Don't Write, Just Mark: The Validity of Assessing Student Ability via Their Computerized Peer-Marking of an Essay Rather than Their Creation of an Essay

    Phil Davies

    This paper reports on a case study that evaluates the validity of assessing students via a computerized peer-marking process, rather than on their production of an essay in a particular subject... More

    pp. 261-277

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  6. E-Pedagogy: The Pedagogies of E-Learning

    Wassila Naamani Mehanna

    The aim of this research was to establish effective e-learning practice in higher education. This was achieved by looking at examples of different pedagogic techniques employed in several cases.... More

    pp. 279-293

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