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    • TWG5: Assessment
      headed by David Gibson and Mary Webb
    • Process
    • 3 issues emerged
      Issue 1: Digitally-embedded assessment
      Issue 2: Student involvement
      Issue 3: Assessing ICT skills
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    • Issue 1: Digitally-embedded assessment
      • Affordances
      richer assessment
      Analysis in multiple ways – multi-modality
      Re-considering summative (standard) assessment (pass vs. fail not relevant?)
      • Assessment AS learning vs. assessment of learning
      4
    • Issue 2: Student involvement(Re-emergence of the human factor in assessment)
      • Personalization of assessment
      Formal vs. informal learning – what are we assessing?
      Coaching students towards self-assessment
      Adapting best assessment modes per task
      • Peer assessment
      Engagement in collaborative assessment efforts
      Assessing of peer assessment – meta-assessment
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    • Issue 3: Assessing ICT skills
      • What are we assessing?
      ICT skills in authentic context
      Novel sets of skills, e.g. social networking skills, mobile device skills, online gaming environment skills; traditional desktop skills?
      Formal vs. informal learning
      Best/clever usage of technology
      Evolving skills
      • Who are we assessing?
      All participants of the learning process, i.e. students AND teachers
    • Issues to be addressed
      • Transference: is assessment of meta-cognition a first sign of expertise?
      • Are expert skills enhancing learning experiences?
      • Transparency of the assessment process to all involved – ethical issues
      • Continuous vs. periodic assessment – possibilities de facto
      • How to… reliability and validity issues
      • Comparative study – does it comply with emerging assessment?
      • Using formative assessment for summative purposes – resolving conflicting needs
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