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New electronic multi-media assessment system

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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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