November 21, 2005

Computer Assessment in Need

Computer-aided assessment (CAA) will only flourish if it's easy to use. My preliminary travels around the Science Faculty have already revealed a gaping hole: some web-delivered CAA software that

  • is easy to author (knock up a test with 10 MCQs online in half an hour)

  • is easy to deliver (scheduling and reporting in the hands of the lecturer)

  • has basic functionality (standard question types, reasonable security, and provision of feedback to students)

  • is science friendly (allows LaTeX markup, graphics, maybe even some parsing of equivalent answers)

  • integrates well with the existing framework (Sitebuilder, Formsbuilder, etc).

How about Quizbuilder? Over to you E-lab.


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