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25 Jun 2014 Wilbert Kraan
During last week’s CETIS conference I ran a session that assessed how ebooks can function as an educational medium beyond the paper textbook. After reminding ourselves that etextbooks are not yet as widespread as ebook novels, and that paper books generally are still more widely read, we examined what ebook features make a good educational […]
Assessment Packaged Content Mobile Learning Assessment (Technology) Standards
06 Nov 2013 Wilbert Kraan
During last week’s EDUPUB workshop, I presented a demo of how an IMS QTI 2.1 question item could be embedded in an EPUB3 e-book in a way that is engaging, but also works across many e-book readers. Here’s the why and how. One of the most immediately obvious differences between a regular book and an […]
Assessment Packaged Content Mobile Learning Assessment (Technology) Widgets Standards
20 Jun 2013 Sheila MacNeill
Bill Clinton isn’t the only one creating a buzz about the open badges movement at the moment. Perhaps with slightly less coverage than the Clinton initiative, yesterday saw the first (Scottish) open badges working group meeting. Organised by Grainne Hamilton at RSC Scotland, following the success and interest shown at their recent Open Badges Design […]
Assessment Competences Learning Platforms
03 May 2013 Wilbert Kraan
With the QTI 2.1 specification finalised and released, we’re seeing significant global investment in tools that implement the spec. Tools developed by JISC projects have been central. It has taken a while, but since March this year, IMS Question and Test Interoperability 2.1 has been released as a final specification. That means that people can […]
Assessment Assessment (Technology) Standards
25 Mar 2013 Sheila MacNeill
Oops, I did it again. I’ve now managed to complete another MOOC. Bringing my completion rate of to a grand total of 3 (the non completion number is quite a bit higher but more on that later). And I now have 6 badges from #oldsmooc and a certificate (or “statement of accomplishment”) from Coursera. But […]
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Assessment Events

Past Events

QTI 2.1 Roadshow at the CAA
Date: 04 Jul 2011
QTI 2.1 Roadshow North
Date: 23 Jun 2011
QTI 2.1 Roadshow South
Date: 21 Jun 2011
Assessment and Feedback
Date: 02 Feb 2011

Assessment Resources

IMS QTI v2.1 briefing paper
Date: Feb 2011
Introduction to the IMS Question and Test Interoperability specification v2.1 - draft.
Assessment tools, projects and resources
Date: Feb 2011
Date: Jan 2007
Assessment @ eLearning Focus
Date: Jan 2007
Assessment news and features from eLearning Focus.
Assessment @ JISC
Date: Jan 2007
Information on JISC activities in the assessment domain

Assessment Publications

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