6 June 2012: Assessment Analytics: the quality and efficacy of assessment questions

Presenter: Professor Craig Zimitat (University of Tasmania, Australia)

Hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, RMIT University, Australia starting 07:00AM UST/GMT.

In this session Craig discusses approaches to improving the quality of assessment in academic programs with a focus on the enabling power of technology. 

The Quality Assurance (QA) processes used for the development of assessment items and preparation of examinations in the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at University of Tasmania was explored in detail including processes for sampling, peer review, schedules, accountability matrices, automated systems for collation, analysis and reporting to both academic staff and students.

For further information on assessment in the MBBS http://www.utas.edu.au/medical-education/curriculum/mbbs-assessment

The archive is 1 hour and 10 minutes duration (including post session discussion).

You Tube version (Flash video)

A screen cast of the session. 

Start playing via You Tube (note: this is a single file): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP9fyLwoo_4 (You can choose to view in standard definition or high definition and in full screen mode).

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