Blueprint for Computer-Assisted Assessment / Edition 1

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Overview

The rapid development and integration of computer-assisted assessment (CAA) in mainstream post-compulsory educational institutions today make this an exciting and invaluable reference text. It provides a practical, research-based guide on a subject that is becoming increasingly important as educational assessment changes and grows.

The book addresses theory and practice, offering a comprehensive evaluation of many
key aspects of CAA such as:

* question and test design, scoring and analysis, and feedback and integration with other assessment methods
* the role of CAA in feedback processes
* wider use of technology to support and enhance assessment
* technical, operational and support issues.

The authors present a lucid,balanced analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of CAA. This text will appeal to all those involved in higher or further education who wish to model their CAA systems on the best practice available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415287036
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/19/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
1 Computer-assisted assessment 1
2 Contexts for CAA 10
3 Objective tests 19
4 Writing questions 29
5 Feedback 52
6 Scoring and analysing objective tests 63
7 Constructing tests 83
8 Beyond objective testing 92
9 CAA technologies 102
10 Operational, technical and support issues 115
11 Evaluation 135
Conclusion 143
References 146
App. A: Example questions 159
App. B Optical data-capture CAA 171
App. C Examination instructions and invigilator's information 186
App. D Example staff development programmes 194
App. E Model for the implementation of screen-based assessment 196
Index 201
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