Examining Excellence: E-assessment in Law, Business, and Technology
An event for leadership, academic, and administrative staff in Higher Education with or without experience within digital examinations.
Please note, this event is not for students. Attendees must be employed leadership, academic or administrative staff at a Higher or Further Education institution. We reserve the right to cancel tickets ordered by those who do not meet these criteria.
Examining Excellence: E-assessment in Law, Business and Technology is an event taking place on 6th December 2019, at the BPP University. The conference will bring together participants from the UK and overseas Law, Business and Technology Schools as well as from central University departments, representing diverse stakeholder groups and varying levels of experience within e-assessment. Under the theme of Improving Authenticity: bringing Higher Education into the 21st century, and improving the student experience, the event’s objective is to jointly discuss the motivation and opportunities within digital assessment in order to innovate assessment practices in Law, Business, and Technology universities.
This full-day event will consist of seven expert presentations by the academics from both the UK and abroad, and a panel discussion on the topic: What can e-assessment do for you?
● Ishan Kolhatkar, Director of Group Education Technologies, BPP Professional Education, A change will do you good – Institutional strategy for implementing e-assessment;
● Peter Alston, Principal Lecturer, BPP University. The ‘language’ of e-assessment – how does it translate to practice?
● Donald Lancaster, Director of Studies for Executive MBA at Bath University’s School of Management, who will share his recent experiences in piloting digital exams;
● Deveral Capps, Dean of Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett University, who will talk about the importance of e-assessment in Law education;
● Mary Richardson, Associate Professor of Educational Assessment at UCL Institute of Education, who will share her research on academics’ experiences of change in e-assessment practice in higher education;
● Per Olof Arnäs, Senior lecturer in Logistics at Chalmers University of Technology, who will share his experiences on evaluating digital examinations systems, and
● Anna Palyga, Head of EdTech Centre at Kozminski University Business School in Warsaw, who will talk about Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and other e-assessment strategies in business school context.
There will also be an interactive session for all attendees
All participants will be encouraged to share their experiences on the best practices and lessons learned, have an opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and to be inspired to tackle future challenges as a community.
The programme will run from 9.00am to 6.00pm, with complimentary lunch and refreshments.