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University of Reading – The EMA Programme

December 11th 2019

In 2014, the University outlined a vision for summative coursework to be submitted, marked, and feedback provided electronically to improve the student and staff experience of assessment. At that time, the University was experiencing pockets of online assessment and didn’t really have an institution wide approach. Also, a significant amount of the University’s assessment data was being managed using complex spreadsheets. These were time consuming to maintain and also meant...

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RM Compare – Oxfordshire schools successfully pioneer a new method of collaborative assessment and moderation

November 21st 2019

Background Church Cowley St. James is a two-form entry school in Oxford, with nearly 500 children. There are 45 different languages spoken by children representing 48 different nationalities. Approximately 30% of the children are on a Special Educational Needs register. The school had taken a leading role in local partnership moderation. However, this was logistically challenging in terms of bringing together different schools, and whilst each teacher would bring a...

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University of Edinburgh – Peer Assessment at Scale

November 20th 2019

"The Edinburgh Global department at the University of Edinburgh offers a Go Abroad Fund which provides financial support for students to undertake a short-term international experience linked to their studies. However, the popularity of the scheme created the challenge of how to select 200 successful applicants from around 1,100 entrants. PebblePad proved to be the only technical solution available to meet the fundamental requirements of the project." Once PebblePad was...

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TestReach – Accredited Commercial Drone Pilot Training Online with Examinations via Remote Invigilation

November 20th 2019

Background The UAV Academy (UAVA) is a UK-based organisation who train and assess pilots of Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA). The UAV Academy is a National Qualified Entity (NQE) approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), focussed on helping pilots to engage in safe and effective commercial drone operations. Successful completion of the UAVA course culminates in a recommendation to the CAA that the learner be issued with a Permission For...

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Summaries of the 2019 eAAward Finalists

September 13th 2019

The International e-Assessment Awards programme goes to the very heart of our core values. Read the Executive Summaries of the 2019 Finalists, across the 6 open categories. Achieving recognition as a Finalist is a significant accolade for each and every one of these entries. This downloadable document brings you a snapshot of all of these finalists in the hope that you will be inspired and delighted by the outstanding work...

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Qpercom – 2008 to 2018: 10 years of Paperless Assessment

July 21st 2019

Case Study from the Winner of the Best Use of Summative Assessment at the 2019 e-Assessment Awards Qpercom was established in 2008 as a spin-out company of the School of Medicine at the National University of Ireland, Galway. At the time, Dr Thomas Kropmans and David Cunningham were working within the medical school on a project to digitally measure the performance of athletes. On development of a prototype, it became...

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