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Learning, Media and Technology

September 2008 Volume 33, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Transforming E-Assessment in American Sign Language: Pedagogical and Technological Enhancements in Online Language Learning and Performance Assessment

    Charles Miller, Simon Hooper, Susan Rose & Michael Montalto-Rook

    The rapid increase in demand for American Sign Language (ASL) instruction between 1998 and 2002 created pervasive challenges in effectively assessing and documenting ASL learner performance. To... More

    pp. 155-168

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  2. Reframing E-Assessment: Building Professional Nursing and Academic Attributes in a First Year Nursing Course

    Jill Lawrence, Birgit Loch & Linda Galligan

    This paper documents the relationships between pedagogy and e-assessment in two nursing courses offered at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. The courses are designed to build the... More

    pp. 169-189

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  3. Electronic Assessment Issues and Practices in Pakistan: A Case Study

    Nazir A. Sangi

    Electronic assessment (e-assessment) methods are at an early stage of development at various levels of education in South East Asian region. Until the primary resource requirements of the various... More

    pp. 191-206

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  4. How Effective Is Feedback in Computer-Aided Assessments?

    Mundeep Gill & Martin Greenhow

    Computer-Aided Assessments (CAAs) have been used increasingly at Brunel University for over 10 years to test students' mathematical abilities. Recently, we have focussed on providing very rich... More

    pp. 207-220

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  5. Student Reflections on Formative E-Assessment: Expectations and Perceptions

    David J. Walker, Keith Topping & Susan Rodrigues

    Research into student experiences of e-assessment has been neglected. Students' expectations and perceptions of e-assessment have been under-researched and their learning strategies are often... More

    pp. 221-234

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  6. An Evaluation of Pedagogically Informed Parameterised Questions for Self-Assessment

    Onjira Sitthisak, Lester Gilbert & Hugh C. Davis

    Self-assessment is a crucial component of learning. Learners can learn by asking themselves questions and attempting to answer them. However, creating effective questions is time-consuming because ... More

    pp. 235-248

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  7. Automatically Assessing Graph-Based Diagrams

    Pete Thomas, Neil Smith & Kevin Waugh

    To date there has been very little work on the machine understanding of imprecise diagrams, such as diagrams drawn by students in response to assessment questions. Imprecise diagrams exhibit faults... More

    pp. 249-267

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