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Computer based assessment

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Computer based assessment

  1. 1. Computer Literacy Computer based Assessment & Instruction Page 1 Computer Based Assessment & Computer Based Instruction Computer-Based Assessment (CBA) A Computer-Based Assessment (CBA), also known as Computer-Based Testing (CBT), e- assessment, computerized testing and computer-administered testing, is a method of administering tests in which the responses are electronically recorded, assessed, or both. As the name implies, Computer-Based Assessment makes use of a computer or an equivalent electronic device such as a cell phone or PDA. CBA systems enable educators and trainers to author, schedule, deliver, and report on surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. Computer- Based Assessment may be a stand-alone system or a part of a virtual learning environment, possibly accessed via the World Wide Web. Computer Based Instruction (C.B.I.) Use of computers in education is referred by many names such as:  Computer Assisted Instruction (C.A.I.)  Computer Assisted Learning (C.A.L.)  Computer Based Education (C.B.E.)  Computer Based Instruction (C.B.I.)  Computer Enriched Instruction (C.E.I.)  Computer Managed Instruction (C.M.I.)
  2. 2. Computer Literacy Computer based Assessment & Instruction Page 2 Types of Computer Based Instruction C.B.I.  Drill and practice  Tutorial  Educational games  Simulation  Problem solving  Informational instruction  Tutorial  Practical work-oriented instruction Typical C.B.I. provides:  Text or multimedia content  Multiple choice questions  Problems  Immediate feedback  Notes on incorrect responses Technologies of Instruction Hardware Software System software Application software Courseware
  3. 3. Computer Literacy Computer based Assessment & Instruction Page 3  Summarizes students performance  Exercises for practice  Worksheets and test Characteristics of Computer based Instruction  Two way interaction  Stored instructional program  Student’s responses  Individualized instruction  Problem solving  Drill & Practice Basic Assumptions:  Instruction for a number of learners at a time  Automatic recording of the learner’s performance  Variety in the use of methods and techniques  Coping with quality  Taking over time consuming tables Advantages of C.B.I:  One to one interaction  Great motivator  Freedom to experiment with different options  Self pacing-allow student to proceed at their own pace  Helps teacher-can devote more time to individual student  Individual attention  Privacy helps the shy and slow learners to learn  Learn more and more rapidly  Self directed learning
  4. 4. Computer Literacy Computer based Assessment & Instruction Page 4 Reference: www.slideshare.net/vinciviveka/computer-assisted-instructionc http://www.slideshare.net/gerkush/lecture-3-computerbased-assessment Date: 26/5/2014

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