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Where Are We Now? A Study on Online Assessment
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, , OISE/ University of Toronto, Canada

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Quebec City, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-63-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Online assessment (OA) has developed quickly with the improvement in computer technology and education. OA is not to simply a combination of assessment with the Internet. Its development brings many challenges and opportunities in educational assessment. There are some advantages such as cost effectiveness, time efficiency, unlimited geographic distance, etc. Although it has many advantages, there are limitations. After we review the relevant research, we found that there aren't enough studies for how to improve this useful tool. In this paper, we shall review OA's concepts, types, functions, advantages and disadvantages. I summarized the related research in repeatability, reliability, equitability, timeliness, and flexibility. Next, I discuss the design process of OA and some key points to improvement of OA. Finally, some key issues for future research will be summarized. I also introduce some my interesting topics of OA.

Citation

Zhang, J. & Trifonas, P.P. (2007). Where Are We Now? A Study on Online Assessment. In T. Bastiaens & S. Carliner (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 574-582). Quebec City, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 24, 2019 from .

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