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Thinking the unthinkable: using project risk management when introducing computer-assisted assessments

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As the introduction of a computer-assisted assessment (CAA) is inherently risky, it is perhaps surprising to see how little coverage formalised risk management gains in the CAA literature. By defining the introduction of CAA as a project, this paper draws on the established project risk management literature. A cross-case analysis of six CAA applications is given, with numerous risks being identified. The concept of 'risk efficiency' is used to show how formalised project risk management can be beneficial to cumulatively learn from each CAA application, thereby becoming more risk efficient over time.

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Harwood, Ian A. and Warburton, Bill I. (2004) Thinking the unthinkable: using project risk management when introducing computer-assisted assessments At 8th International Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) Conference. 06 - 07 Jul 2004. 13 pp.

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Published date: 25 July 2004
Venue - Dates: 8th International Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) Conference, 2004-07-06 - 2004-07-07
Keywords: CAA, online assessment, risk management, risk efficiency

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Local EPrints ID: 11239
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/11239
PURE UUID: 7c7578bf-d79a-4999-9416-0ff680f0f03e
ORCID for Ian A. Harwood: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8647-2169

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Date deposited: 09 Nov 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:04

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