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Transforming a competency model to assessment items

Sitthisak, Onjira, Gilbert, Lester and Davis, Hugh C (2007) Transforming a competency model to assessment items At PROLIX Workshop 2007 in conjunction with EC-TEL07, Greece.

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The problem of comparing and matching different learners’ knowledge arises when assessment systems use a one-dimensional numerical value to represent “knowledge level”. Such assessment systems may measure inconsistently because they estimate this level differently and inadequately. The multi-dimensional competency model called COMpetence-Based learner knowledge for personalized Assessment (COMBA) is being developed to represent a learner’s knowledge in a multi-dimensional vector space. The heart of this model is to treat knowledge, not as possession, but as a contextualized space of capability either actual or potential. The paper discusses the automatic generation of an assessment from the COMBA competency model as a “guideon- the–side”.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: 18 September 2007
Venue - Dates: PROLIX Workshop 2007 in conjunction with EC-TEL07, Greece, 2007-09-18
Keywords: competency, adaptive assessment, knowledge level
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 264541
PURE UUID: b8e334da-7ee6-4f46-bb29-79788e2b40b6
ORCID for Hugh C Davis: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 20 Sep 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:34

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Author: Onjira Sitthisak
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Hugh C Davis ORCID iD

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