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Transforming a competency model to assessment items

Transforming a competency model to assessment items
Transforming a competency model to assessment items
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 “guide-on-the–side”.
competency, adaptive assessment, knowledge level
Sitthisak, Onjira
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Gilbert, Lester
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Davis, Hugh
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Sitthisak, Onjira
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Gilbert, Lester
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Davis, Hugh
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Sitthisak, Onjira, Gilbert, Lester and Davis, Hugh (2008) Transforming a competency model to assessment items At 4th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), Portugal. 04 - 07 May 2008.

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Abstract

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 “guide-on-the–side”.

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Submitted date: 1 January 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 4-7 May 2008
Venue - Dates: 4th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), Portugal, 2008-05-04 - 2008-05-07
Keywords: competency, adaptive assessment, knowledge level
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 265033
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265033
PURE UUID: 01bd1a8f-3468-4b09-84fe-56409a3c1d66
ORCID for Hugh Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459

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Date deposited: 13 Jan 2008 11:50
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:30

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

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