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).


  • 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


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):


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


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.