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eAA Newsletter Issue 10

May 1st 2015

Hello and welcome to all our members with a new look newsletter. Our fresh look, combined with our new website, is built with our members in mind. I hope you like it. We have plenty to update you on, following a productive last 12 months, with case studies, interviews, news, as well as an Election to talk about - the eAA one, naturally! We have great examples of eAssessment practice from the...

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Techno-Logic: Digital efficiency challenges – survey findings from centres

April 16th 2015

Techno-logic - Grow Your Business training provider research Mar 2015 Our sponsor, City & Guilds, conducted a survey with 118 operational staff at independent training providers and workbased-learning units within FE Colleges, also referred to in this report as training provider organisations, to try to understand more about three key areas: The current issues faced by operational staff The extent to which existing digital support is helping to overcome some...

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Centre Readiness for eAssessment – December 2014

March 13th 2015

This research was conducted in 2014 by regulators SQA, CCEA and the Welsh Government. The eAA assisted in scoping and harvesting responses. It can be downloaded from the following link: 150310 Scotland, Wales, N.Ireland Centre_readiness_for_E-Assessment-17-12-14

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Principles of e-Assessment

August 18th 2014

The increasing use of technology for the development, delivery, administration and reporting of assessment – whether for end-to-end e-assessment solutions or for combined electronic and manual systems – means that regulatory issues also need to be carefully considered. Ofqual's 'Regulatory Principles for e-Assessment (2007)' (Download PDF below, 557kB) sets out the regulatory principles that address developments in e-assessment activity, where it is felt that regulation is needed to take account...

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e-Assessment Toolkit

August 17th 2014

The e-Assessment Toolkit exists to provide clear, current, practical information to e-assessment practitioners, or those thinking of adopting e-assessment. The toolkit offers useful tools and resources, helping users to develop and share their knowledge of e-assessment for effective implementation. What is e-Assessment? E-assessment as a single term describes a range of learning and assessment activities that have distinct meanings in their own contexts e.g. electronic marking, online assessment, computer-aided assessment...

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Roles & Responsibilities

August 17th 2014

Key areas of responsibility Key areas of responsibility within e-testing and e-portfolios contexts will vary. Responsibility for e-assessment may be taken forward by one individual or indeed by different people depending on the resources available. These key areas of responsibility for managing and delivering e-assessment include the development and support of organisational strategies (role of senior management). An Ofqual e-strategy template has been designed to assist organisations in the development of their...

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