All tagged "Assessment"

Edtech 2K19, what’s in store?

Was there a robot or a drone under your Christmas tree this year, or perhaps a smart lightbulb or a connected toothbrush? As tech companies put microchips into everyday objects and connect them to the internet, it feels like our lives are becoming a little more sci-fi every day. >>

Virtual reality education illustration
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Martin Hamilton

Tackling assessment and feedback issues with technology-enhanced solutions

Assessment and feedback are vital components of any successful learning programme. But they can also be sources of dissatisfaction, as shown by the National Student Survey which consistently returns lower satisfaction scores for these areas than any other aspect of the learning experience. >>

Ros Smith

Why is electronic management of assessment (EMA) still achieving mediocre marks? Tell us what you think

We’re becoming increasingly used to dealing with the routine business of our daily lives online – from paying bills to buying groceries – so we might imagine that the days of students trudging to campus to hand in assignments, or trying to decipher a tutor’s scrawled comments are long gone.  >>

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Gill Ferrell