Monday, 4 May 2020

Fwd: Transforming Assessment next webinar 6 May 'Online exam challenges' + recordings for 'contract cheating' and 'oral assessment online' [JISCmail]

Transforming Assessment webinar update
[Via JISCmail - this is not direct email - apologies for any cross posting]

1) Next session: 6 May 2020 Online exam challenges: migration or transformation?
This webinar presents research on the roles played by two main discourses in online exams practice in higher education: 'migration', whereby exam technologies are assumed to be neutral instruments; and 'transformation', whereby the essential qualities of technologies are seen to 'transform' or 'enhance' assessment.
Register (free) 
2) Resources and recordings for for COVID-19 adaption special double:
a) "Detecting and addressing contract cheating in online assessment" A/Prof Phill Dawson, Deakin University (held 29 Apr) 
b) "Authentic online oral assessment - an examination replacement" Danielle Logan, Popi Sotiriadou and Rae Jobst, Griffith University (held 30 Apr)
Further information:
The Transforming Assessment webinars are part of a series of free events covering a range of assessment and e-assessment topics.
Sessions are hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, DVC Academic, University of Canberra and Dr Mathew Hillier, Digital Assessment expert, Australia.
Further information on this and future events, recordings of past sessions, links to resources and participation/technical help on using the virtual seminar system can be found on our website at

Support for this activity has been provided by the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (as the 'e-Assessment SIG'), University of New South Wales, University of Canberra and the University of Queensland. The views expressed in this publication/activity do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring institutions.

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Dr Mathew Hillier
Honorary Academic
The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
The University of Queensland, Australia
Transforming Assessment

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