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|Title: ||Acceptance and usage of e-assessment for UK awarding bodies – a research study|
|Authors: ||Chapman, Geoff|
|Issue Date: ||2006|
|Publisher: ||© Loughborough University|
|Citation: ||CHAPMAN, G., 2006. Acceptance and usage of e-assessment for UK awarding bodies – a research study. IN: Danson, M. (ed.). 10th CAA International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference : Proceedings of the Conference on 4th and 5th July 2006 at Loughborough University. Loughborough : Lougborough University, pp. 101-106|
|Abstract: ||This research provides an exploration of the UK e-Assessment market, in
relation to the UK Awarding Bodies, comparing findings with those of twelve
months ago. It also elucidates on the key areas that have emerged since the
first research was conducted.
This provides an insight into the remaining drivers and barriers to the adoption
of e-Assessment, but also the widespread acceptance and adoption in the
With 81% of all recognised Awarding Bodies being interviewed, this study is
verging on an Awarding Body e-Assessment census based on sound
research principles which will lead to continuing e-Assessment development.
The level of e-Assessment industry knowledge and uptake of programs within
UK Awarding Bodies is at a much more advanced position compared to the
previous research findings. The pace of market change has clearly quickened.
It is possible to state that these findings will allow Awarding Bodies to revisit
their thoughts on e-Assessment, altering the pace of market maturity in the
short to medium term.
Questions related to topics such as psychometrics, use of multiple choice
questions for higher levels of learning and e-Assessment location preference,
have provided responses which give a sign-post for the key emergent market
|Description: ||This is a conference paper.|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Appears in Collections:||CAA Conference|
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