New electronic multi-media assessment system

Simon Chester, Giles Tewkesbury, David Sanders, Peter Salter

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    Abstract

    Assessment for learning is a new approach to assessment. Assessment for learning is the process of seeking and interpreting evidence for use by learners and their teachers to raise pupils’ achievement. The key principle of Assessment for Learning is that pupils will improve most if they understand the aim of their learning, where they are in relation to this aim and how they can achieve the aim (or close the gap in their knowledge). Studies have shown that student achievement has been raised significantly where this method of assessment has been implemented. This paper examines existing electronic assessment systems and then describes the creation of a new multiuser system that assists teachers in the implementation of assessment for learning in the classroom.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWeb information systems and technologies
    Subtitle of host publicationInternational Conferences, WEBIST 2005 and WEBIST 2006 Revised Selected Papers
    EditorsJoachim Filipe, Jose Cordeiro, Vitor Pedrosa
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages414-420
    ISBN (Electronic)9783540740636
    ISBN (Print)9783540740629
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    EventWEBIST 2006 - 2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Setubal, Portugal
    Duration: 10 Apr 200613 Oct 2006

    Publication series

    NameLecture notes in business information processing
    PublisherSpringer
    Volume1
    ISSN (Print)1865-1348

    Conference

    ConferenceWEBIST 2006 - 2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies
    CountryPortugal
    CitySetubal
    Period10/04/0613/10/06

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