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The Age of AI in Education: Promises and Concerns

September 19th 2023

We are entering a new age characterized by computing advancements and the liberation of information and decision-making. AI is permeating every aspect of our lives, and one area poised for transformation is education. While the integration of AI in education has the potential to revolutionize learning, it also raises various questions and concerns. In this article, we will delve into the promises and concerns in education in this new age- the age of AI.

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eAA Board Nominations now open!

September 18th 2023

Help shape the future of the e-Assessment Association and e-assessment more globally by joining the eAA’s Board. Nominations are now open and any member of the eAA is eligible to apply. Nominations deadline is Wednesday 27 September, 23:59 (BST) For more information and to nominate yourself or another member of the eAA, see here

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Ensuring EDI in assessment content

September 12th 2023

Ben Rockliffe, AlphaPlus’s Deputy Director of Assessment explains how to ensure assessment content is inclusive of culture, equality and diversity. As an international education services company specialising in assessment, AlphaPlus spends a lot of time creating assessments. Clearly, we focus a lot on the subject and level of the content being assessed, but there are a range of other important factors we need to consider during the development process. This article explains three key considerations – culture, equality and diversity – that ensure assessments are appropriate for diverse cohorts of learners.

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Benefits of using a Digital Grading Platform to Evaluate Student Learning

September 11th 2023

A blog by Manjider Kainth, CEO, Graide Teaching, lecturing, researching, writing references, reviewing journal papers, dealing with endless admin. Academics, today, face many demands on their time. They’re being asked to be more available outside class and provide more one-on-one attention to students. A piece in the Times Higher Education magazine, last August, stated that “overworked academics ‘give away one-third of their time’” And then there’s marking and assessment! Let’s look at how making good use of a digital grading platform can ease the burden, improve the experience for everyone involved, and help with: 📌 accuracy 🤝 engagement 🎓 collaboration

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Watch again: Navigating Online Proctoring Webinar

August 29th 2023

View the livestream of the webinar above at 14:00 (BST). We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a free webinar, Navigating Online Proctoring on Tuesday 26th September 2pm BST (9am EDT). Navigating Online Proctoring delves into the world of online proctoring exploring the benefits, challenges, and ethical considerations surrounding online proctoring. Our expert guests from Prometric, Pearson VUE, Mercer and Excelsoft will share their insights on striking...

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UK Government call for Evidence: Generative AI in Education

August 11th 2023

The UK Government's call for evidence on Generative AI in Education presents an opportunity to highlight the potential of this transformative technology. By embracing AI, we have the opportunity to revolutionize assessments, empower students, and create a more inclusive and equitable learning environment

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