Breakout Presentation


Presented by

Associate Professor Dr Paul Newhouse
Director of the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies, School of Education, ECU

Assessing the performance of a student involves some form of judgement, and where more than one assessor is involved this usually requires some form of moderation to ensure consistent and fair results.

This presentation reports on a study that investigated the use of online technologies to support a form of social moderation of creative work submitted for assessment in a senior secondary course in Western Australia.

Online systems were used to facilitate communications and provide access to digital representations of the submissions along with assessment tools.

This approach to social moderation was tested in a realistic context involving a sample of 12 teachers from rural schools for whom face-to-face meetings would be difficult.


Intended Audience

Middle Secondary and Senior Secondary teachers;

About the Presenter:

Paul Newhouse is an Associate Professor with the School of Education at Edith Cowan University and Director of the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT). His focus is on implementation strategies for using computers to support learning in schools, particularly as applied to portable computing across the curriculum, assessment and curriculum development in technology education.

Join Dr Paul Newhouse at the ECAWA 2017 State Conference at ECU Mount Lawley.

In brief:

ECAWA 2017 State Conference
Dates: Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th of June, 2017
Venue: ECU Mount Lawley Campus – a map of the venue is available.  Download the Map
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