BMC: Assessment Challenges of Our New Decade
April 21st, 2021
Over the past decade, assessments have come increasingly under fire; critics
claim that they are overused, inequitably applied, and misaligned to optimal
outcomes for training and education.
With the rise of COVID-19, preexisting assessment deficiencies have only become
more pronounced and visible.
This one-day seminar explored urgent challenges confronting the assessment world as we progress into the 2020’s, along with expert visions, plans, and tools to address them.
Jeff Ross | UK Skills
Addressing Lack of Representation in Assessment Decision–Making
Susan Lyons | Independent Education Consultant
Collaborating to Meet Assessments Greatest Challenges
Christine Robinson & Karen Singer–Freeman | The Grand Challenges in Assessment Project
Pursuing Universal Accessibility in Digital Assessment
Sheryl Burgstahler | University of Washington
Advancing Observational Assessment and Evaluation in the Workforce
Emma Dickson | eCOM Scotland
Designing Game–Based Assessments to Exercise Critical Thinking
Batsheva Frankel | New Lens Ed.
Leveraging Performance Tasks to Assess College Readiness
Kelly Rotholz | Council for Aid to Education (CAE)
A Solution to Meet the Assessment Needs of the Next Decade
Sophie Emmertsen | Inspera Assessment
Overcoming Human Error with AI–Powered Assessments
Okan Bulut | University of Alberta
Where Are They Now? Reconnecting with Past Award Winners
Teresa Jacobs | eAssessment Association