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Technology-Delivered Assessment:  Diamonds or Rocks?  ERIC/CASS Digest.

Technology-Delivered Assessment: Diamonds or Rocks? ERIC/CASS Digest.

Education has been a primary beneficiary of technology's power. More than 95 percent of all public schools are equipped with computers, with amajority having Internet access. Distance learning is becoming more and more commonplace, not only in laboratories with computers connected to the Internet, but also on our desktops at home and work. We can find information on nealy everthing at the stroke of the keyboard and listen and see events of historical proportion that take place thousands of miles from our home. Educators have long understood the potential of technology in supplementing the instructional process, including the use of technology in the area of assessment. Technology-delivered assessment is being implemented in a variety of settings and grade levels for a variety of uses in... Show More
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Denise Malloy
Denise Malloy (Faculty)
11 weeks ago

The author's list of pros (diamonds) and cons (rocks) is cleaver and well positioned in this paper and helps make her case. They are important to keep in mind, especially for any institution looking to improve its QEP in the area of technology-delivered assessment.

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