E-assessment – the high stakes strategy

E-assessment is becoming an increasingly hot topic, with an increasing number of governments around the world taking their first steps in this area. Whilst e-assessment has alway been an option in Learning Management Systems, formalised testing at national scale is a relatively new phenomenon. This article explores the opportunities, risks and architectures associated with delivering e-assessment… Read More

Memorisation or Understanding? – Erik Mazur

Think of something you are really good at – something that you excel in to the point that others would comment on just how good you are at it. Now think about how you achieved this. What did you do to become excellent at that particular thing? Which of these best describes how you acquired… Read More

Artificial Intelligence in Schooling Systems

Q. “What do you give a hurt lemon?” A. “Lemon aid” Like me, you may have thought that the writer of this joke is a student. Actually, the joke writer in this case is Artificial Intelligence software – a “joke generator” called JAPE. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has growing implications for schooling, and this article aims… Read More