Bristol Festival of Eduction: Assessment and learning in the digital age

17 June 2011, 1.00 PM - 17 June 2011, 1.00 PM

This symposium is designed to ask questions about the role and future of assessment in an age when digital technologies enable young people to construct knowledge in new and creative ways.

1-5pm, Room 410, 35 Berkeley Square, BS8 1JA.

This symposium, chaired by Professor Rosamund Sutherland and Dr Sue Timmis, is designed to ask questions about the role and future of assessment in an age when digital technologies enable young people to construct knowledge in new and creative ways.  Speakers: Professor Barbara Wasson (University of Bergen), Professor Patricia Broadfoot (University of Bristol) and Dr Carlo Perrotta (London Knowledge Lab).

Remote participation is possible as the symposium will be streamed live to the Internet.  The streaming is in four parts, click on the appropriate link below to view the part you are interested in.

Programme

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch

PART 1  

13.45 – 14.05 A Vision of Assessment for the 21st Century

  • Professor Patricia Broadfoot, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol 

14.05 – 14.35 Supporting Assessment Mechanisms through Technology

  • Professor Barbara Wasson,  Department of Information Science & Media Studies, University of Bergen 

PART 2   

14.35 – 15.05 Discussion –challenges and issues with current assessment models and policies in the digital age

15:10 – 15:40 Refreshments break

PART 3  

15:40 – 16:00 The Future of Assessment within a Constrained Environment

  • Dr Carlo Perrotta, London Knowledge Lab

PART 4  

16:-00 – 16:45 Discussion - the role and future of assessment in the digital age 

16:45 Drinks reception

All welcome!

For more information and to book your place please email ed-events@bristol.ac.uk.

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