A new article was posted on 15 March on Sally Jordan’s blog “e-assessment (f)or learning” entitled “Performance on interactive computer-marked questions – gender differences”. Sally Jordan is Head of the Open University‘s Physics Discipline and from 1st April 2015 she will be the Head of the Department of Physical Sciences. Her substantive post is as a Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor in Science. Her blog is about new findings and ideas in e-assessment.
A new webinar “Mind the Gap! Perceptual differences and learning” is due on 18 March, 2015 at 11.00 CET, as part of the TALOE webinar series “Talks on e-assessment and learning outcomes”. The lecturer will be Steve Wheeler, associate professor of Learning Technology in Plymouth Institute of Education, Plymouth University. He is going to discuss different gaps teachers and students face every day – generational gaps, gaps in understanding, expectation gaps, gaps in literacy, intention gaps – which can be widened or narrowed by using technology. He also explores flipped roles, digital assessment and technology enhanced learning in his presentation.
Participants can join the webinar at https://connect.srce.hr/taloe_webinars/ without previous registration.
You can comment the third topic and put questions to the presenters in advance here. The recording of the previous webinars of the series are available here and here, and so will be all the future webinars.
The newsletter gives further information about the considerable progress reached by the partnership since the first newsletter.
The second issue contains the following articles:
• The case studies classification
• The integration of the e-assessment practices in the ALOA model
• The web-based e-assessment platform
• TALOE series of webinars “Talks on E-assessment and Learning Outcomes”
• International events where TALOE will be presented in 2015
• A list of recommended readings
The newsletter is circulated via the partnership’s mailing lists of their members and stakeholders, and social networks.
The third project meeting of TALOE was held in Padova, Italy on 19-20 February 2015. The partnership focused on the achievements of the first year of the project and the tasks of the second year. They highlighted the importance of the involvement of further stakeholders into the test phase of the main output of the project, the web-based platform, and also the significance of joint efforts in succesfull dissemination and exploitation activities.
The fourth meeting is agreed to be held on 22-23 October in Madrid.