Transforming Assessment Webinars

1) NEW event!: Online seminar 6 July 2020: “Paradigm Shift for Assessment”

An afternoon starting at Hong Kong time 2:30pm (06:30am universal time, 7:30am UK Summer, 4:30pm Eastern Australia).

Hosted by the Academic Study Institute, a joint project of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).

Speakers:

  • Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education: Shifting the Assessment Paradigm to Promote and Support C21st Learning: Professor Kay Sambell (Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom).
  • Thinking Differently about Assessment with Digital Technology Support: Dr Mathew Hillier (e-Assessment academic, Macquarie University, Australia).
  • Sharing practice HKBU: Dr Peter Benz (Associate Professor, Associate Director (Teaching and Learning), Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University).
  • Sharing practice EduHK: Dr Irene Cheng (Associate Director, General Education Office, The Education University of Hong Kong).

Registration (free) and full programme http://chtl.hkbu.edu.hk/asi-seminar/

 

2) Next Transforming Assessment webinar 15 July 2020: “Assessment in Higher Education conference panel – looking to 2021”.

One hour starting at 07:00am universal time, 8AM UK Summer, 5PM Eastern Australia.

Panel chair and introduction: Fabio R Aricò (University of East Anglia, UK).

Panel speakers:

  • ‘Feedback is useless if no-one can get what it means’ – The effect of technology-mediated peer feedback on uptake and literacy. James Michael Wood (Seoul National University, South Korea)
  • Inclusive assessment design: what can we learn from assessment adjustments?. Joanna Tai, Mary Dracup, Merrin Mccracken, Yasmin Mobayad (Deakin University, Australia)
  • Assessment and digital competences: building capacity with academic staff. Rob Lowne and Suzanne Stone (Dublin City University, Ireland)

Register (free): http://taw.fi/15jul2020

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Further information:

The Transforming Assessment webinars are part of a series of free events covering a range of assessment and e-assessment topics.

Sessions are hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, DVC Academic, University of Canberra and Dr Mathew Hillier, e-assessment academic at Macquarie University, Australia.

Further information on this and future events, recordings of past sessions, links to resources and participation/technical help on using the virtual seminar system can be found on our website at transformingassessment.com

Acknowledgements:

Support for this activity has been provided by the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (as the ‘e-Assessment SIG’), Macquarie University, University of New South Wales, University of Canberra and the University of Queensland. The views expressed in this publication/activity do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring institutions.

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