Digital Assessment: current and future developments across europe

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The webinar took place on 25th April 2017. It was organised by EUNIS in collaboration with JIsc.

Topics covered included national initiatives in Norway and the Netherlands and the experiences of the University of Bergen (using Canvas for formative assessment and Inspera for digital exams).

The webinar recording can be found here:

https://ca-sas.bbcollab.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.5F189A13EE7B62C8F18F972018C873&sid=2009077

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The webinar is recorded using Blackboard Collaborate which requires java to run so it cannot be played on a chromebook.A PDF copy of the slides is attached for those who cannot access the recording.  Dig Ass Webinar April 2017 All V1

Below you can find links to further information provided by the speakers.

Freddy (Norway national initiatives)

Links to Digital Assessment documents:

These are all documents that are a result of collaboration within Norwegian Higher education sector, during the National project.

They are translated to English with support of GEANT https://services.geant.net/sites/cbp/Pages/Home.aspx

CBP 44: Digital assessment process & IT architecture: https://services.geant.net/sites/cbp/Knowledge_Base/Campus_Networking/Documents/CBP-44_ICT-architecture-for-digital-assessment_published.pdf

CBP 42: Physical infrastructure for digital assessment: https://services.geant.net/sites/cbp/Knowledge_Base/Campus_Networking/Documents/cbp-42_physical-infrastructure-for-digital-assessment.pdf

CBP 43: Clients for digital assessment: https://services.geant.net/sites/cbp/Knowledge_Base/Campus_Networking/Documents/cbp-44_clients-for-digital-assessment.pdf

CBP 45: Logging and monitoring of digital assessment https://services.geant.net/sites/cbp/Knowledge_Base/Campus_Networking/Documents/CBP-45_Logging-and-monitoring-for-digital-assessment_published.pdf

Forthcoming:

CBP xx: Integration for digital assessment

CBP xx: Legal issues regarding use of cloud services

Here´s some information provided by Ingrid Melje at UNINETT about the selection of vendors:

Newsletter – Digital assessment leap: Norwegian research and higher education sector concludes on three ICT systems https://www.uninett.no/en/digtal-assessment-three-vendors-chosen

Requirements specification: https://www.uninett.no/sites/default/files/portal_docs/requirement_specification_digital_assessement.pdf

Vendor questions:

https://www.uninett.no/sites/default/files/portal_docs/digitalassessment_questions_per_2016-04-06.pdf

Robert (University of Bergen)

A working group (consisting of faculty, administrative and students) at University of Bergen (UiB) Faculty of Science and Mathematics have written a report titled “Digital education and assessment in Mathematics and Natural Science at UiB” based on their experiences using Canvas (Mitt UiB) and Inspera Assessment and more. Available here: https://mitt.uib.no/courses/2816/files/347048?module_item_id=27900

(originally written in Norwegian and was outsourced for translation, pardon some poor translations)

Systems that integrate with Canvas https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/partnerships#Alliance

Annette (Netherlands national initiatives)

Thematic Issue Innovations in digital assessment https://www.surf.nl/en/knowledge-base/2016/thematic-issue-innovations-in-digital-assessment.html

Secure assessment workbook: www.surf.nl/secure-assessment-workbook

Whitepaper Online proctoring: https://www.surf.nl/en/knowledge-base/2016/white-paper-online-proctoring.html

Guidelines for digital assessment policy – https://www.surf.nl/en/knowledge-base/2016/guidelines-for-digital-assessment-policy.html

Further information:

Andrew Fluck: Participants may be interested in the eExam symposium which will be held as part of WCCE-2017 in Dublin 3-6 Jul17. More info at WCCE2017.com

Lisa Gray, Jisc, UK:  If anyone is interested in our previous work exploring the functionality of a variety of assessment systems (including VLE/LMSs) we have a summary of supplier responses against key requirements (updated August 16) which can be found on the EMA blog at: https://ema.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2016/02/24/supplier-responses-to-uk-he-ema-system-requirements/

 

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