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Deriving e-assessment from a competency model

Deriving e-assessment from a competency model
Deriving e-assessment from a competency model
Self-assessment is a crucial component of learning.Creating effective questions is time-consuming, however, because it may require considerable resources and the skill of critical thinking. Questions need careful construction to accurately represent the intended learning outcome and the subject matter involved. There are very few systems currently available which generate questions automatically, and these are confined to specific domains. This paper presents a system for automatically generating questions from a competency framework, based on question templates, criteria for effective questions, and the instructional content and ability matrix. This makes it possible to guide learners in developing questions for themselves, and to provide authoring templates which speed the creation of new questions for selfassessment.
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) Deriving e-assessment from a competency model At The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Spain. 01 - 05 Jul 2008.

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Self-assessment is a crucial component of learning.Creating effective questions is time-consuming, however, because it may require considerable resources and the skill of critical thinking. Questions need careful construction to accurately represent the intended learning outcome and the subject matter involved. There are very few systems currently available which generate questions automatically, and these are confined to specific domains. This paper presents a system for automatically generating questions from a competency framework, based on question templates, criteria for effective questions, and the instructional content and ability matrix. This makes it possible to guide learners in developing questions for themselves, and to provide authoring templates which speed the creation of new questions for selfassessment.

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Published date: 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: July 1st- July 5th, 2008
Venue - Dates: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Spain, 2008-07-01 - 2008-07-05
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 265367
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265367
PURE UUID: 3d4ceef8-ae18-4b25-8288-dfa21a71992b
ORCID for Hugh Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459

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Date deposited: 31 Mar 2008 19:59
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:27

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

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