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Articles on creative, innovative and possibly contentious ideas and topics relating to e-Assessment and assessment for learning.
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#Openbadges at #MozFest, surfacing and rewarding contribution in an online community

#Openbadges at #MozFest, surfacing and rewarding contribution in an online community | e-Assessment in Further and Higher Education | Scoop.it

This weekend, I attended MozFest at Ravensbourne College in London. It was one of those intense event experiences, where you chat with inspiring people and have your mind stretched with new and exciting ideas.

 

We discussed areas where badges could add value and then developed the criteria for a specific badge idea. The group I was working with focused on rewarding contribution in an online community and we covered concepts like how to surface that contribution in large communities such as MOOCs or HASTAC, peer voting, data visualisation...

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RSC e-Assessment: Question creation, peer review and rating using Peerwise

RSC e-Assessment: Question creation, peer review and rating using Peerwise | e-Assessment in Further and Higher Education | Scoop.it

Blog post on student generated questions, peer review and rating, enabled through Peerwise.

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Electronically-mediated Peer Assessment: A Case Study on Oral Assessment - Webinar 13 July 2011

The latest video from the Transforming Assessment webinar series is on Electronically-mediated Peer Assessment: A Case Study on Oral Assessment. Gloria Visintini from the University of Bristol discusses why she chose to use peer assessment with language students doing oral assessment, the activity and tools she used and the strengths and limitations she encountered when trying out this approach.
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The Problems with Peer Grading in Coursera | Inside Higher Ed

The Problems with Peer Grading in Coursera | Inside Higher Ed | e-Assessment in Further and Higher Education | Scoop.it

This post highlights the challenges associated with assessment in the new xMOOCs. It investigates some of the experiences around peer grading in courses currently underway in Coursera and questions the effectiveness of some of the peer feedback models being employed.

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Web-based collaborations for undergraduate science experiments (via Electronic Lab Notebooks)

Latest presentation from the Transforming Assessment series of webinars, run by the University of Adelaide. This webinar is presented by Brynn Hibbert and Douglas Duffy (University of New South Wales, Australia) and Rosanne Quinnell (University of Sydney), who discuss using Open Source and Open Access Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN) for web based collaborations in undergraduate science experiments. Enabling global scientific experiments and peer assessment, the webinar covers some challenges which include parity when assessing across international boundaries, benchmarking assessment practice across different Universities, assessments with no 'right' answer and privacy vs open access feedback. 

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