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Bringing assessment into the digital age

May 16th 2017

While e-assessment has been widely used for a long time in a whole range of professional areas, if we look at mainstream education specifically, then could it radically transform the sector?

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The global nature of e-assessment, by Patrick Coates

May 4th 2017

Published in Training Journal. Tired of all that paper? Turn to e-assessments, says Patrick Coates. Technology is all around us; it’s an integral part of our daily lives and of most professional sectors, yet when we think about assessment, pen and paper are often still the tools of choice. However, digital assessment can greatly improve the testing experience of both those being assessed, and those doing the marking. So, what are...

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Streamlining assessments and exams

April 28th 2017

Published in Tech and Learning, April 2017. By Patrick Coates, board member of The e-Assessment Association. Every year, students across the country spend the end of the summer term in their school’s gymnasium or assembly hall scribbling answers to exam questions on paper, and then, once they complete their exams, they have to wait two painstakingly long months before they receive the exam results. Yet surely there’s a less drawn-out...

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The e-Assessment Awards: Winners announced for the inaugural international awards

March 23rd 2017

  The winners of the first e-Assessment awards were announced last night at the gala dinner in London The gala dinner highlighted the very best practice, research and innovation that’s taking place within e-assessment Bob Gomersall, a leading force in the world of e-Assessment since 1978, was awarded the Lifetime Contribution Award     23 March: The winners of the first international e-Assessment Awards were announced last night at The...

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eCom Scotland’s CEO Recognised In 2017 eLearning Movers And Shakers List

March 13th 2017

eCom Scotland are delighted that their CEO Linda Steedman has been recognised in the 2017 list of Corporate eLearning Movers And Shakers List.  Published by the eLearning Industry, Bob Little’s list identifies over 100 individuals who are pivotal in the world of Corporate eLearning. Featuring at number 28 on this list of global influencers, Linda’s contribution in the area of eAssessment was also noted, holding the position of Board member...

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Voting open for the 2017 eAA Board Elections

March 9th 2017

The e-Assessment Association holds annual web-based elections for new Board members, and this year is no exception. Voting is NOW CLOSED for the 2017 elections. "We had a fantastic response to our call for nominations for both the Corporate and Ordinary Board Member positions that have come up this year, as previous Board members stand down by rotation" said Matt Wingfield, Chairman of the Association. "We are delighted to announce...

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