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eAssessment and pedagogy

eAssessment and pedagogy

As part of the EU Erasmus+ eAssessment project which I have reported about previously on this blog, we are developing a ‘toolkit, aimed at supporting teachers and trainers in Europe in innovating with assessment. We have divided up the work between the project partners and I agreed to write the section of eAssessment and pedagogy. I finished the draft this week, with, typically, it taking me twice as long to write as I had expected. This is work in progress and now I am looking for feedback, before it is translated into the five project partner languages and published on […]

Assessment futures

Assessment futures

As promised ore on eAssessment. The UK Jisc has launched an interesting project – Assessment futures: What will assessment look like in 2035? As part of this they are running workshops to explore some future scenarios around assessment. There are comprehensive reports of the activity online by Marieke Guy, a Digital Assessment Advisor at University College London, and Paul Bailey who is co-design lead for JISC. There is also access to a Miro Board if you are interested in seeing the work in progress. Perhaps the most important lesson from the first workshop is that If we are going to […]

Vlogging as a alternative to written assessment

Vlogging as a alternative to written assessment

I.m going to be writing more about eAssessment this week as I’m developing part of a toolkit for teachers on the subject. One of the bonuses of the increasing interest and critique of traditional assessment approaches is the growing number of examples of new assessment approaches. One dropped into my twitter feed this morning – Hearing the student voice: Vlogging as an alternative to written assessment by Amy Stickels. Amy teaches Philosophy to International Foundation Year students. Foundation Year students were tasked with creating a five-minute vlog on the topic of war, she explains. She goes on to say :the […]

Project outcomes


Extend DigiCompEdu Framework area 4 (Assessment) in the context of VET


e-Assessment Toolkit for VET teachers and trainers


A cMOOC for VET teachers and trainers


Report with recommendations for organisations involved in VET teacher development and training