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This session will provide a hands-on experience of the e-assessments created by teachers and lecturers through the SOLAR project. In addition to allowing the opportunity to try out some of the …

This session will provide a hands-on experience of the e-assessments created by teachers and lecturers through the SOLAR project. In addition to allowing the opportunity to try out some of the assessments, delegates will also be offered a demonstration of the process being used by SQA to create them.

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  • 1. Solar Project A model for sustainable development of e-assessment e-assessment Scottish Learning Festival Wednesday 19 September 2007
  • 2. Background – Originally funded by SFC and SQA – Additional support from ESF and Scottish Executive – Building on existing FE sector initiatives – Using subject specialists from across Scotland
  • 3. Solar Project • Solar Project – www.solarproject.org • Online system for authoring, peer review and Verification • Objective-type questions incl. MCQ, MRQ, Numerical, gapfill, re-ordering, text-highlight, drop-down, drag-n-drop, free-text • All Colleges currently have unlimited access
  • 4. Solar Project Already developed – 450+ versions of Computing assessments – 150+ Health & Social Care – Up to 300 Language assessments – Some Engineering assesments • e-Assessments for Internet Safety qualification
  • 5. Solar Project available January 08 – Sports – Information Technology and Interactive Media – 10 units in Dental Technology – 6 main topics in Early Years Care – Horticulture – Music Business – Water management and Fashion and Textiles question banks – NQ – TAPS assessments
  • 6. New Development • An assessment ‘Version’ model replaced with an Itembank model of development • Supported by new delivery, packaging, reporting and feedback features
  • 7. New Development Model SQA Verifier Authors/PR Verifier Type of Assessment Contracted for fixed Attempts assessment number of questions in the delivery system a Number of questions in covering specified specified number of an assessment outcomes/KSVs times Rules on how All questions peer Modifies rules as reqd. assessment to be reviewed and approved created including by peer reviewer Edits made by authors balance as required
  • 8. Authoring • Using CP3 – online item authoring software • Flash-based • Flexible question construction
  • 9. Creating Rules-based assessment construction
  • 10. Delivering Online administration, delivery and marking
  • 11. A Sustainable development Model Provide sustainable access for lecturers and learners to a bank of items to enable the creation, delivery and reporting of customised formative and summative e-assessments
  • 12. Lecturer Lecturer Item Bank Summative Learner Learner Learner Learner SQA
  • 13. A Sustainable development Model • Making full use of sector resources • Contributing to a national process of quality improvement • Central development with the benefit of the input of local skills • Realising local benefits
  • 14. QUESTIONS
  • 15. Contact Graeme Clark Solar Project Manager SQA 0845 213 5405 Graeme.Clark@sqa.org.uk www.solarproject.org