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An E-Learning Framework for Assessment (FREMA)

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This paper reports on the FREMA (e-Framework Reference Model for Assessment) project that aimed at creating a Reference Model for the Assessment Domain; a guide to what resources (standards, projects, people, organisations, software, services and use cases) exist for the domain, aimed at helping strategists understand the state of e-learning assessment, and helping developers to place their work in context and thus the community to build coherent systems. This paper describes the rationale and method of developing the FREMA model and how it may be used. We delivered FREMA via a heavily interlinked Web site. Because the resulting network of resources was so complex, we required a method of providing users with a structured navigational method that helped them explore and identify resources useful to them. This led us to look at how overviews of e-learning domains have been handled previously, and to work towards our own concept maps that ploted the topology of the domain. FREMA represents an evolving view of the domain and therefore we developed the website into a Semantic Wiki, thereby allowing the Assessment Community to record their own projects and services and thus to grow the reference model over time.

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Wills, Gary, Bailey, Christopher, Davis, Hugh, Gilbert, Lester, Howard, Yvonne, Jeyes, Steve, Millard, David, Price, Joseph, Sclater, Niall, Sherratt, Robert, Tulloch, Iain and Young, Rowin (2009) An E-Learning Framework for Assessment (FREMA) Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 34, (3), pp. 273-292.

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Published date: June 2009
Keywords: e-Framework, e-learning, Reference Model, Assessment, Domain, Semantic Wiki, Community
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 265967
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265967
ISSN: 0260-2938
PURE UUID: 39c578e8-1ad7-4fc4-bb8b-0f48e14dcefc
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088
ORCID for Hugh Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459
ORCID for David Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710

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Date deposited: 18 Jun 2008 20:40
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:21

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Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: Christopher Bailey
Author: Hugh Davis ORCID iD
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Yvonne Howard
Author: Steve Jeyes
Author: David Millard ORCID iD
Author: Joseph Price
Author: Niall Sclater
Author: Robert Sherratt
Author: Iain Tulloch
Author: Rowin Young

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