Key points <ul><li>Digital competences & the lifelong learning paradigm require new ways of assessment (see slide 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment should reflect the views of the learning community as a whole and has multiple purposes (see slide 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils’ digital skills should be assessed in real life situations if possible (see slide 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Readymade assessment tools & other methods for assessing digital competence have been explored (see slides 6 & 7) </li></ul><ul><li>The administration of tests is usually made easy & automatic with readymade tools, but no consensus exists on what skills a teacher/ administrator needs to use alternative assessment methodologies or make reliable observations. </li></ul>
The best way to measure pupils’ digital competences is through: <ul><li>e.g. the multiple choice ISFS (Internet Skills for School) test aimed at screening for low-skilled students who need extra support presents students with: </li></ul><ul><li>realistic problems </li></ul><ul><li>in a variety of authentic situations </li></ul>
Other methods of assessment include: Assessment methods
Further information <ul><li>For a reference list and full discussion of all academic articles and policy papers used as a basis for this visual presentation, please consult the ‘in depth’ answer associated to this question. </li></ul><ul><li>For a summarized text version of the above mentioned ‘in depth’ answer, please consult the ‘in short’ answer associated to this question. </li></ul>
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