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What is E-Assessment

Handbook of Research on E-Assessment in Higher Education
It refers to the use of information technology in innumerable ways to assess the performance and measure student learning. The notion of e-assessment was presented to overcome all the inadequacies of traditional pen and paper assessment modes.
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Tools for E-Assessment Techniques in Education: A Review
Anamika Gupta (University of Delhi, India), Kajal Gupta (University of Delhi, India), Anurag Joshi (University of Delhi, India), and Devansh Sharma (University of Delhi, India)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 25
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5936-8.ch002
The chapter explains the basic definition and objective of e-assessment. Advantages and disadvantages of the e-assessment process are briefed. There are various techniques used for accessing online in an e-learning environment. Some of the techniques are explained with examples. To perform e-assessment using these techniques, there are tools available. Some of the tools are developed by individual organizations for their own purpose while others are public platforms which can be used by anyone. Most of the learning management systems (LMS) use e-assessment tools. This chapter focuses primarily on the e-assessment tools of various types used in education domain. Various techniques of e-assessment used by these tools are explained like MCQs, essay type questions, e-portfolios, discussion forums, blogs, wikis, etc. Tools specific to programming languages are explained in detail. Further, tools related to problems of mathematics are explained. There are various tools for peer-assessment. A detailed study of those tools is presented.
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Diagnostic and Formative E-Assessment in Engineering on a Moodle-Based VLE
Electronic assessment arises from the use of Web-specific tools for assessment. It can be used to assess theoretical knowledge (using e-testing software) as well as practical skills (using e-portfolios or simulation software).
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Assessment in the Digital Age
Stands for electronic assessment, employing digital technology and computer-based tools to assess and measure diverse dimensions of learning, including knowledge, skills, and competencies. It encompasses a broad spectrum of assessment methods, both formative and summative, conducted through electronic means, such as computers, tablets, or online platforms.
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Staff Reflections on Using E-Assessment Feedback in the Digital Age
It is also called the online assessment/computer-based assessment in which the information technology is used to assess students’ academic progress.
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Flipped Exams as a Reliable and Formative Assessment Tool in Higher Education: Report of a COVID-19 Methodological Innovation
The use of digital or information technology tools in the evaluation, which is conducted at distance, so that student and evaluator are not in the same place.
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How to Foster Technology-Enhanced Learning in Higher Education
E-assessment is the possibility to generate computer-based assessment done offline or even online.
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Original E-Assessment Methods
E-assessment is an electronic assessment, in which all the assessment procedures from the start to the end of assessment should be carried out electronically.
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A Bibliometric Analysis on “E-Assessment in Teaching English as a Foreign Language” Publications in Web of Science (WoS)
E-assessment refers to assessment methods and procedures that put an emphasis on the role of information technology in measuring students' learning.
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Assurance of Learning and Accreditations Through Assessment in Business Schools
Electronic assessment, also known as e-assessment, online assessment, computer assisted/mediated assessment and computer-based assessment, is the use of information technology in numerous arrangements of assessment such as educational assessment to evaluate and/or gather data about the academic performance of an individual or a team.
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Aligning E-Assessment With Learning Outcomes
The use of ICT and the internet in particular for the assessment of learning, including design, delivery, and/or recording of responses.
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Linking E-Assessment to Student's Use of Online Learning Content
Refers to on-demand testing to cater for students who learn at different rates; assessment is provided in a timely manner and is adaptive in nature. It includes automating administrative procedures relating to assessment tasks and digitizing content for online testing which ranges from multiple choice tests to interactive assessments of problem-solving skills.
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How Innovative Technologies Are Improving the Delivery of E-Assessment in Higher Education
Refers to the deployment of electronic devices and resources to support the creation, provision and grading of student assessment activities.
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E-Assessment as a Learning Tool
The use of Information and Communication Technology in any assessment activities.
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