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Handbook of Research on E-Assessment in Higher Education
An e-portfolio is a beneficial assessment tool to assess efforts of individuals, groups, or institutions. An e-portfolio can reflect the students' learning process and progress. Development, assessment, and showcase are the three types of e-portfolios readily used.
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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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