Computer-aided assessment (CAA) is traditionally seen as an efficient approach to testing large numbers of students by utilizing objective questions with the emphasis firmly on measurement. This chapter describes the development of a system that also seeks to contribute to improving student learning by enhancing the quality, sophistication, and authenticity of the assessments delivered. The system supports students and tutors through the learning process by providing diagnostic and directed feedback to learners and a clear measurement of their true ability to the teacher. The chapter also looks at current work focused on developing assessment systems that can assess higher order skills and begin to blur the boundary between learning and assessment.
|Title of host publication||Online Assessment and Measurement: Case Studies from Higher Education, K-12 and Corporate|
|Editors||Scott L. Howell, Mary Hricko|
|Number of pages||14|
|ISBN (Print)||9781591407201, 9781591407218|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)