For the first time, we will be running a parallel online programme during the eAssessment Scotland conference. And we are proud to announce that we will be partnering with Transforming Assessment (TA) for this, our first venture onto the live digital stage.

Transforming Assessment logo
The TA website has played host to a series of webinars since 2010, showcasing eAssessment developments from around the world. the site also contains a wealth of resources and examples of how technology can be used to enhance the assessment experience. Our online programme includes TA sessions and also a keynote from the founders of the site, Geoffrey Crisp and Mathew Hillier.

For TA webinar sessions, there is a slight change to the regular registration process – simply follow the instructions included with each session description to register your place.


We look forward to a fruitful partnership with the TA team and would strongly recommend visiting their site and signing up for the series of webinars that take place throughout the year.

It’s going to be an ambitious endeavour with 3 keynote presentations and 18 seminars/workshops spread over 2 weeks. You will have the chance to hear from speakers from across the globe – talking about everything from national e-Assessment initiatives to assessing students in virtual worlds (with an opportunity to experience this for yourself).

Details of the programme will appear below; sessions will last 30-45 minutes (or around an hour for TA presentations), with time set aside for discussion towards the end. As with the rest of the conference, all of the presentations are FREE to join.

Registration is NOW OPEN!

All times listed below are UK (GMT +1)
 

Thursday,
23rd August

08:00 (90 minutes)Transforming Assessment Presentation
Assessment and the Manifesto for Teaching Online
Clara O’Shea, University of Edinburgh

11:00 (30 minutes)
Transforming Assessment and Feedback: from Challenge to Change
Lisa Gray, JISC

14:00 (30 minutes)
The Need for a Taxonomy to Facilitate E-Assessment
Bobby Elliot, SQA

Friday,
24th August

11:00 (45 minutes)
Sandboxes and Springboards: Using ePortfolios to Apply the Enterprise Model of Personal Development Planning
Imogen Bertin, University College Cork

14:00 (30 minutes)
Student Teams and Peer Assessment: A Student Perspective
Neli Ilincheva and Janice Whatley, University of Salford

Monday,
27th August

Keynote Presentation
11:00 (30 minutes)
Developing Test Questions is Great Fun – Or Is It?
Silvester Draaijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Tuesday,
28th August

11:00 (45 minutes)
Authoring and Delivering Standards-Based Assessment and Feedback
Sue Milne and Niall Barr, University of Glasgow

14:00 (45 minutes)
Formative E-Assessment in Grades 7-12 at Webber Academy School
Craig Frehlich, Webber Academy School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Wednesday,
29th August

11:00 (45 minutes)
Innovation in ‘Hands-on’ Maths Assessment – Mettl Maths Practice Platform
Tonmoy Shingal, Co-founder & COO, Mettl, India

14:00 (30 minutes)
Social Media ePortfolio for Learning and Assessment
Chrissi Nerantzi, Dr. Chris Smith and Craig Despard, University of Salford


Thursday,
30th August

11:00 (45 minutes)
Developing Skill through Computational Algebra-based e-Assessment
Surak Perera, Adept Scientific

14:00 (30 minutes)
Providing Feedback or Feedforward, According to Individual Needs
John Cowan, Edinburgh Napier University

Monday,
3rd September

11:00 (30 minutes)
eAssessment in the Cloud: Sunshine or Thunderstorm?
John Kleeman, Questionmark

14:00 (45 minutes)
Keeping It Together, Developing an ePortfolio within Moodle
Clive Jones and Neil Price, Coleg Gwent


Tuesday,
4th September

11:00 (30 minutes)
eAssessment and ePortfolios – Using Technology to Gather Quality Assessment Evidence
Allison Miller, Director, Vanguard Visions Consulting, Australia

14:00 (30 minutes)
Podcast or Prose? Feedback on My Feedback
Sarah Fox, University of Central Lancashire


Wednesday,
5th September

08:00 (60 minutes)Transforming Assessment Presentation
Old Skill, New Media: Developing Communication Ability in a Digital Age
Will Rifkin, University of Sydney

11:00 (30 minutes)
Approaches to Inclusive eAssessment
David Sloan, University of Dundee

14:00 (45 minutes)
Natives to eAssessment at Newman University College? – Experiences with Audio and Virtual World Contexts
Richard Sanders and Steve Dixon, Newman University College
NOTE: This session will take place in Second Life


Thursday,
6th September

Keynote Presentation
11:00 (30 minutes)
Assessment – Where to from Here?
Geoffrey Crisp, RMIT University and Mathew Hillier, University of Queensland

Keynote Presentation
14:00 (30 minutes)
Experiences of Mathematical e-Assessment in Secondary and Tertiary Education
Cliff Beevers, Chairman of the e-Assessment Association

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