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Managing summative computer-aided assessment failures: further evidence for 'optional substitution'

Harwood, Ian A. (2006) Managing summative computer-aided assessment failures: further evidence for 'optional substitution' British Journal of Educational Technology, 37, (4), pp. 637-641. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-8535.2006.00583.x).

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A recent BJET article (Harwood, 2005) has outlined how 'optional substitution' was used to recover from a large-scale summative CAA failure. This follow-up article draws on a new (full) data set to confirm the appropriateness of using maximum formative marks (rather than average formative scores for instance) as a proxy measure of summative performance. A decision-making aid is also provided to guide those unfortunate enough to be considering the use of optional substitution following a CAA failure.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Colloquium


Local EPrints ID: 36999
ISSN: 0007-1013
PURE UUID: 8f46bc77-6fc7-49fe-b148-ac6d4e21b374
ORCID for Ian A. Harwood: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 23 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:43

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