The online environment offers the teacher/assessor opportunities in the delivery of assessment tasks to the learner. Teachers involved in online assessment delivery note the benefits of increased flexibility, time saving after initial set up, ability to monitor progress and appeal to a younger generation of learners. Educationally there are many opportunities for delivering consistent, interesting and authentic tasks and for engaging learners in meaningful collaborative learning.
This section will assist you in considering the issues that ensure the successful delivery and management of online assessments.
You can have a look at how each case study handled the delivery stage.
Case study 1: problem solving - Security Toolbox
Case study 2: a virtual workplace - Retail
Case study 3: constructivist - School Services Officers
Case study 4: real and model workplaces - Retail certificate
Case study 5: portfolio - Graduate Certificate in Flexible Delivery
The Word document below is designed to help you chart and document your way through the delivery of online assessment. Download it to your computer and fill in as you go. This will be a useful document to file with your course documents as evidence of completion of AQTF requirements. 11/9/07 - Word document