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ERIC Number: EJ821506
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-0968-7769
Easing the Transition from Paper to Screen: An Evaluatory Framework for CAA Migration
McAlpine, Mhairi
ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, v12 n3 p231-248 Sep 2004
Computer assisted assessment is becoming more and more common through further and higher education. There is some debate about how easy it will be to migrate current assessment practice to a computer enhanced format and how items which are currently re-used for formative purposes may be adapted to be presented online. This paper proposes an evaluatory framework to assess and enhance the practicability of large-scale CAA migration for existing items and assessments. The framework can also be used as a tool for exposing compromises between delivery mechanism and validity--exposing the limits of validity of modified paper based assessments and highlighting the crucial areas for transformative assessments. (Contains 1 note, 5 tables, and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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