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2 Using eAssessment to move forward with Curriculum for Excellence Project Manager Graeme Clark, Project Manager eAssessment and Learning Project Manager Veronica Harris, Project Manager eAssessment and Learning PA Conference, Friday 4 February 2011

3 What is e-assessment? ….the use of electronic media within the assessment process. focus in particular on those aspects experienced by learners e.g. on-screen assessments and e-portfolios

4 Why e-assessment? Improving the assessment experience for teachers, learners and SQA Engagement and motivation Flexibility Consistency with experience of learning Automatic marking and immediate, rich feedback Enhanced quality assurance Assessing new things

5 Assessment under CfE - The Eight Key Ideas Learner engagement Variety in approaches Focus on breadth, challenge and application Evidence from across the four contexts Professional dialogue Reliability, validity and proportionality Reporting underpinned by CfE principles Importance of quality assurance From a summary of building the curriculum 5 - a framework for assessment

6 Key Idea 1 Learner engagement in assessment is crucial Solar Open Assess

7 Key Idea 2 Teachers need to use many approaches to assessment Currently using e-assessment Schools 53% Colleges 75% Interested in using in future Schools 78% Colleges 86% Source: SQA customer research, August 2009

8 Key Idea 3 Assessment should focus on breadth, challenge and application Webquest an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that students interact with comes from resources on the internet.

9 Key Idea 4 Evidence of learners progress can be gathered across the four contexts for learning Deskspace e-portfolio for Skills for Work

10 Key Idea 5 Professional dialogue is central to agreeing standards The Understanding Standards Website SQA Academy

11 Key Idea 6 Assessments should be reliable, valid and proportionate Use of social software for assessment Games based assessment

12 Key Idea 7 Curriculum for Excellence principles should underpin reporting Deskspace e-portfolio

13 Key Idea 8 Assessment needs to be quality assured Fit for purpose Valid and reliable Takes account of national standards Focuses on breadth, challenge and application Promotes active learner engagement

14 Where next…….? Further potential of games-based approaches Mobile technologies Sharing assessment materials through NAR Using these approaches to challenge existing assessment thinking and practice Contribution of Glow Futures

15 Thank you for your attention

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