A two day conference for practitioners and developers of e-Assessment


The event programme for the 2007 International CAA Conference is available in both HTML and PDF format:

Programme (PDF file size: 154 KB)

The PDF version of the programme is the master copy, we aim to keep the version listed below as up-to-date as possible, however, there maybe minor discrepancies.

Day 1: 10th July 2007

2007 CAA Conference Programme - Day 1
Time/Location Activity
Registration and Coffee
10.30 Introduction and Welcome
11.00 Parallel Papers
DERWENT A: Paper Session: Large Scale / High Stakes Assessment
  • a1: From Online Entries to Online Results. Ed Hackett and Paul Seddon
  • a2: Computer Assisted Testing of Spoken English: A Study to Evaluate the SFLEP College English Oral Test System in China. Xin Yu and John Lowe
  • a3: EXAMONLINE : e-Enabling “Traditional” HE/FE Examinations. Felix Schmid, Tom Mitchell, Jacqui Whitehouse, and Peter Broomhead
AVON B: Paper Session: Assessment for Learning
  • b1: The Formative use of e-Assessment: Some early implementations, and Suggestions for how we might move on. Andrew Boyle
  • b2: Fuller, richer feedback, more easily delivered, using tablet PCs. Paul McLaughlin, Wesley Kerr and Karen Howie
  • b3: Developing Assessment for Learning through e-Tivities. Alejandro Armellini, Sylvia Jones and Gilly Salmon
SWIFT C: Experiences from the Commercial Sector
  • c1: Question Mark Computing
  • c2: JISC TechDIS
  • c3: I4L
  • c4: Pearson Vue
13.15 Lunch
14.15 Parallel Papers
DERWENT D: Paper Session: Intelligent / Expert CAA Systems
  • d1: Domain-specific formative feedback through domain-independent diagram matching. Christos Tselonis and John Sargeant
  • d2: A new Method for Parsing Student Text to Support Computer-Assisted Assessment of Free Text Answers. Elizabeth Guest and Sally Brown
AVON E: Paper Session: Assessment of Mathematics
  • e1: Exploring the Potential, Limitations and use of Objective Questions in Advanced Calculus. N Baruah and M Greenhow
  • e2 : The use of Interactive On-line Formative quizzes in Mathematics. Judy Ekins
SWIFT F: Paper Session: Issues of Uptake
  • f1: Benefits and Obstacles: Factors Affecting the Uptake of CAA in Undergraduate Courses. John Dermo
  • f2: Can Tertiary e-Assessment Change Secondary School Cultures? Andrew E. Fluck
16.15 Parallel Papers
DERWENT G: Paper Session: Implementation of CAA
  • g1: Implementing CAA in Chemistry: A Case Study. Emilia Bertolo and Glenis Lambert
AVON H: Paper Session: Authentication
  • h1: The verification of identity in online assessment: a comparison of methods. Trevor Barker and Stella Lee
SWIFT I: Paper Session: Assessment 2.0
  • i1: Modernising assessment: the use of Web 2.0 for formative and summative assessment Bobby Elliott
17.00 Close


Day 2: 11th July 2007

2007 CAA Conference Programme - Day 2
time/location activity
09.00 Parallel Papers
DERWENT J: Paper Session: Accessibility
  • j1: A hardware solution for access to CAA for students with reduced manual dexterity due to acute Neurodisability - A case study. Colin Heron
  • j2: An Improved Computer-Assisted Test for accessible computer-Assisted Assessment. Gill Harrison and John Gray
  • j3: Incorporating Avatar Signing Into Assessment Items. Mhairi McAlpine, Vince Jennings and Neil Thomas
AVON K: Paper Session: Strategic Developments / Large Scale Assessment
  • k1: Principles for the regulation of e-assessment: An update on developments. Andrew Boyle
  • k2: Key Factors for Effective Organisation of e-Assessment. Cornelia Ruedel, Denise Whitelock and Don Mackenzie
  • k3: Using CAT for 11-Plus Testing in Northern Ireland: What are the Issues? Pamela Cowan
SWIFT L: Paper Session: Service Oriented Architectures, Open Source / Standards
  • l1: An e-Learning Framework for Assessment (FREMA). David E. Millard, Yvonne Howard et al
  • l2: Delivery of QTIv2 question types. Gary Wills, Hugh Davis et al
  • l3: Quality aspects of Open Source Testing Tools. Friedrich Scheuermann and Ângela Guimarães Pereira
11.45 Parallel Papers
DERWENT M: Paper Session: Pedagogy and Practice
  • m1: Assessment and Learning: Is Assessment an afterthought or is it at the Heart of the Learning Process? Bob Gomersall
  • m2: The Marriage of Freire and Bloom: An Assessment Prototype for Pedagogy of the Opressed and Higher Order Thinking. Esyin Chew and Norah Jones
AVON N: Paper Session: Enhancing Feedback
  • n1: Meeting Rising Student Expectations of Online Assignment Submission and Online Feedback. Stuart Hepplestone and Richard Mather
  • n2: Open Mentor: Supporting Tutors with their Feedback to Students. Denise Whitelock and Stuart Watt
SWIFT O: Paper Session: Beyond Traditional Assessment
  • o1: Computer-based vs. paper-based testing: are they the same? Saad Al-Amri
  • o2: The use of WIKIS for Assessing Collaborative Learner Achievement. Mhairi McAlpine
13.15 Lunch
14.15 Parallel Papers
DERWENT P: Paper Session: Beyond Objective Questioning
  • p1: Review of the Computerized Peer–Assessment of Essays. Will it have an Effect on Student Marking Consistency? Phil Davies
  • p2: Using Digital Storytelling as an assessment Instrument: Preliminary Findings at an Online University. Jeremy B Williams and Kanishka Bedi
AVON Q: Paper Session: Diagnostic / Early Assessment
  • q1: Diagnosing and Developing the IT Skills of new Entrants to Higher Education. Steven Jones
  • q2: A Study into the use of Computer Aided Assessment to Enhance Formative Assessment during the early stages of Undergraduate Chemistry Courses. Simon Bedford and Gareth Price
SWIFT R: Paper Session: Stakeholder Perspectives
  • r1: Initial Findings of a Cross Institutional Study of staff and Student perceptions of large scale institutional wide computer assisted assessment at the University of Derby. D O’Hare and A Bailey
  • r2: Implications of Patterns of use of Freely Available Online Formative Tests for Summative Tasks. Jan Meyer, Mel Ziman, Sue Fyfe et al.
Coffee/Closing Note/Champagne Draw