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Using computer‐based tests for information science

By David Callear and Terry King

Abstract

Computer‐based tests have been used extensively in the Department of Information Science at the University of Portsmouth, both for end‐of‐course examinations and continuous assessment. This paper details the use of computer‐based objective testing as an innovative technique for traditional assessment, and the separate problems of continuous computer‐aided assessment. Results from three years of research have led to plans for future developments within the department, and the paper provides a checklist of considerations regarded as crucial

Topics: LB Theory and practice of education, LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
Publisher: Universit of Wales Press
Year: 1997
DOI identifier: 10.1080/0968776970050105
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:228/core5

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