Over the last few years there has been a steady growth in the use of computer based testing and assessment otherwise known as e-Assessment. Although uptake in some areas has been slow, there have also been many examples of significant growth and achievement. The use is now becoming established in both formative assessment (as part of a course of study) and in high stakes, summative assessment (in order to achieve formal qualifications). The rate of change is accelerating and the success and importance of e-Assessment has now become recognised in education, training and the professions.
However, for those looking at using ICT based testing and assessment systems, or extending what they have already achieved, the choice of methods and products can be daunting.
Following the success of this event over the last two years, the conference and exhibition this year offered: