[LINK] Use of internet in school exams
liddy at sunriseresearch.org
Fri Aug 22 11:02:07 EST 2008
open everything -
for what it's worth, I studied law in the '60s and this is how our
exams were conducted. I cannot believe it has taken so long for
someone to have the courage to 'out' the idea - well done, I say!
On 22/08/2008, at 9:12 AM, Tom Worthington wrote:
> At 06:57 AM 20/08/2008, Sylvano wrote:
>> Phone a friend in exams, SMH... Anna Patty, Education Editor, August
>> 20, 2008 ...
> I conducted an "open book" web based examination in a short,
> non-credit course for public servants using Moodle at ANU last year.
> The topic was the web, so it seemed reasonable to let the students
> use the web: <http://tomw.net.au/moodle/mod/assignment/view.php?
> This was conducted in a computer equipped classroom, not remotely
> over the Internet. So I could wander around to see that the students
> were not purchasing their answers by subcontracting via Amazon's
> mechanical turk <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
> Amazon_Mechanical_Turk>. ;-)
> How the course was organized and why is at
> I have decided this is the way education should be and have told my
> university colleagues I am NOT GIVING ANY MORE LECTURES:
> The topic is being discussed at the University of Canberra's Learning
> & Teaching Week, 9-12 September, 2008:
> It also gets a mention in the Wikiversity
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