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TAO is an open-source computer-based assessment platform

TAO is an open-source computer-based assessment platform

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    • TAOAn Open-SourceComputer-BasedAssessment Platform
    • Computer-BasedAssessment
      More than a transposition
      of existingpaper and pencil tests on computer
      • Instantaneous feedback to the test takers
      • No paperwasting
      • No distance and time limits
      • Better data reliability
      • Adaptive testing
      • Multimedia and interaction
    • Overview
      An Open-Source Platform
      Create items and tests
      Deliver tests and manage Test campaigns
      Manage Test takersand Groups
      Manage and analyze the Results
    • Scheme
      1
      Modules
      2
      Assets
      3
      FastFacts
      Item • Test • Test taker• Group • Delivery• Result•
      Specialfeatures • Availability • License • Assets • Advances in CBA•
      A littlehistory • TAO Team • Success stories • What’s to come •
    • 1
      Modules
      2
      Assets
      3
      FastFacts
      Item • Test • Test taker• Group • Delivery • Result •
      Specificfeatures •
      Availability • License •
    • Item Module
      Item development and management
      Multilingual and cognitive items
      WYSIWYG* authoring
      (* whatyouseeiswhatyouget)
      Different item types/templates
      (QCM, Kohs, C-Test, Campus, Cascade…)
    • Item Module
    • Test Module
      Test development and management
      Selection of items
      Opportunity to sequence items by difficulty, weight, guessing…
      Preview of created tests duringdesigned phase
    • Test Module
    • Test takerModule
      Testtakermanagement
      Assignation of logins/passwords
      Set up the necessary information on eachsubject
    • Test takerModule
    • Group Module
      Group management
      Populate GroupswithTest takers
      Assign Tests to a Group of selectedTesttakers
    • Group Module
    • Delivery Module
      Test delivery management
      Tests are available on any system
      (PC, Mac OSX, Linux) usingany browser
      Online and offline-testing
      Multilingual tests
      Optionalresult report availableat the of test for the subject
    • Delivery Module
    • Result Module
      Resultsmanagement
      Wizard to build tables withresults
      Export results to csv files (excel, open office)
      Wizard to create reports with multiple scores combined
    • Result Module
    • 1
      Modules
      2
      Assets
      3
      Fastfacts
      Item • Test • Test taker•
      Group • Delivery• Result•
      Specialfeatures • Availability • License • Assets • Advances in
      CBA •
    • Specialfeatures
      Librariesused for the TAO platform
      Apache Web Server
      PHP 5.2.6 as server side language
      MySQLfor data persistence
      Semantic Web Paradigm
      RDF/RDFS for ontology representation and exchange format
      Ajax technology for high optimized client
      jQuery Library
      Redminefor bug tracking
    • General Architecture
      Server
      MySQL
      Results
      Test takers
      Administrators, conceptors of tests, …
    • Availability
      Whatyouneed to manage and serve TAO tests
      Apache (recommended version: 2.2.9 - other version may work)
      PHP 5.2.6 or later, not later than 5.3
      A database server: MySQL 5.0 or later
      Anynavigator
    • License
      GNU GPLv2
      TAO is a free software
      Available to download, free of any charges
      The source code isavailable on demand
    • TAO Assets
      Web-basedplatform
      Multilingual and flexible
      Supports a wide range of assessments
      (simple playful, psychometric…)
      Centeredknowledgemodeling
    • Advances in CBA
      Mandatoryfieldscontributing to advances
      Technology
      Psychometrics
      Cognitive science
      For instance, the TAO team developed HAWAI
      (Hyper Adaptive Work Area Item – for human-machine interaction)
    • 1
      Fastfacts
      2
      Assets
      3
      FastFacts
      Etudes préalables •
      Difficultés rencontrées • Circuits d’eau au sein du réacteur •
      Retenue du Mirgenbach •
      Specialfeatures •
      Availability • License •
      A littlehistory • TAO Team • Success stories • What’s to come •
    • A littlehistory
      TAO wascreated in November 2002
      The first release came out in January 2003
      Since 2004, use of TAO in severalresearchprojectsfinanced by the University of Luxembourg and the Public Center of Research Henri Tudor
      By the end of the year, TAO 2.0 willbereleased
    • TAO Team
    • Success stories
      In Luxembourg
      Monitoring of competencies in education
      In Europe
      The Hungarianschool monitoring
      On an international level
      PISA (Program for IntlStudentsAssessment)studieswith the OECD
      And PIAAC studies(Program for the IntlAssessment for AdultCompetencies)
    • What’s to come
      The TAO platformis about tosupport QTI IMS
      TAO version 2.0
      TAO Days in March 2011 in Luxembourg
    • TAO is a versatile platform
      It ishighly adaptable and multilingual
      It is anopen source platform in constant progress
    • Thanks!
      1
      Modules
      2
      Assets
      3
      FastFacts
      Item • Test • Testee•
      Group • Delivery• Result•
      contact@tao.lu