1) “Detecting and addressing contract cheating in online assessment”
29 April 2020, 3:00pm Hong Kong Time
The rapid pivot to online learning due to the COVID19 pandemic is seeing a significant shift in the mix of assessment modalities. This shift is seeing greater use of non-invigilated assessment with this there is the potential for an increase contract cheating activity. This session will explore research conducted into the practical steps that can be taken in up-skilling academic staff in detecting and addressing contract cheating in unsupervised assessment tasks.
Further info + register (free) http://taw.fi/29apr2020
2) “Authentic online oral assessment – an examination replacement”
30 April 2020, 3:00pm Hong Kong Time
Concerns about academic integrity and student engagement have been tightened with the rapid COVID-19 induced shift to online teaching and the need to use alternate assessments to that of traditional exams. This session explores an approach to interactive online oral assessment can be used to create engaging, authentic assessment experiences for students. Interactive orals are especially useful in the current COVID-19 context because they can be conducted online and offer a viable alternative to exams. The session will explore examples from the Griffith Business School at Griffith University and data collected from students on academic integrity. The use of evidence-based assessment design has seen benefits in enhanced student engagement, employability and academic integrity in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Further info + register (free) http://taw.fi/30apr2020