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New podcast from the eAA series: Assessment and Covid-19

June 15th 2020

Episode 4: Two Years in Two Months. Insights from the e-Assessment Association Community. We welcome guests from the e-Assessment Association Community and discuss the impact of COVID-19. eAA board member, Gareth A Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Gavin Cooney, CEO at Learnosity, and Kerry Williams, Vice President Certification at PSI Services about the impact of COVID-19. In this episode, they discuss different patterns that have emerged from across...

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New eAA podcast: Broadening perceptions with the new possible

June 1st 2020

In the third episode of our new podcast series, 'Assessment and Covid-19', eAA board member, Gareth A Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Leo Webster, Customer Success Manager for End Point Assessments at NCFE, about the impact of COVID-19. Leo talks about how NCFE has responded to COVID-19 by quickly deploying Remote Invigilation for it’s EPA’s, along with how it has worked with customers and candidates to minimise disruption....

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New eAA podcast: the impact of Covid-19

May 28th 2020

The latest podcast in our series 'Assessment and Covid-19'  brings together guests from the e-Assessment Association Community to discuss the impact of COVID-19. eAA board member, Gareth Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Shane Sutherland of Pebblepad, Richard Little of RM Results, and Paddy Craven of City & Guilds about the impact of COVID-19. Topics include Will our tolerances to other non-traditional assessments change? Will the momentum of change...

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New podcast series from the eAA: Assessment and Covid-19

May 18th 2020

Episode 1, The Tipping Seesaw. Insights from the e-Assessment Association Community In the first episode of a new podcast series by the eAA we welcome guests from the e-Assessment Association Community and discuss the impact of COVID-19. eAA board member, Gareth Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Nikhil Sharma of TCS iON, and John Winkley and Gavin Busuttil-Reynaud from AlphaPlus Consultancy about the impact of COVID-19. With perspectives from...

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#eAssess20 Insights – Natural Language Classification for Formative Assessment with Aftab Hussain

February 27th 2020

Aftab Hussain, ILT Manager, Bolton College is interviewed by e-Assessment Association Vice Chair Tim Burnett about Aftab's upcoming presentation at the e-Assessment Question Conference. Aftab discusses how Bolton College is using natural language classification models to support formative assessment and discusses: What is Natural Language Classification? How teachers train their natural language classifiers. The use cases for deploying natural language classifiers to inform learning and assessment. How delegates can support...

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From Australia to Europe, and back again – A global take on e-Assessment

February 4th 2020

e-Assessment Association Vice-Chair Tim Burnett talks to Peter Westcott, an educational consultant from Melbourne, Australia. Peter talks with Tim about his journey around Europe and his experience with assessment in Australia. Peter started his journey in Seville at the iCERi Conference, presenting a paper on a facial recognition tool to measure student engagement. Peter then visited Belgium, Denmark and London looking at a range of exciting educational assessment projects that...

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