Design your online assessments with built-in factors to reduce risk

Assessing online is becoming more widespread due to the demand for flexible delivery models. Also, as educators and educational institutions need to be prepared to offer alternative assessment options during training disruptions, such as COVID-19 restrictions.

Online assessment, however, can increase the risk of cheating and plagiarism as it can be harder to authenticate that the assessment evidence is actually the learner’s work.

However, research shows that the best way to reduce the risk of assessing online can be by designing online assessments correctly.  This webinar will provide a practical approach on how to manage the risk of online assessment by designing online assessments to reduce cheating and plagiarism. 

The session will cover key points including:

  • What is online assessing?

  • Why reduce the risk of online assessing?

  • Understanding the key components of online assessing

  • Designing online assessment activities to reduce cheating and plagiarism

This webinar is Part 1 of a two-part series.  Part 2 focuses on how to manage assessment evidence to reduce the risk of assessing online and is available for bundle purchase: 

Each registrant will receive the session handout: A guide to reducing the risk of assessing online by getting the design right

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About your presenter

Allison MillerAllison Miller is the Director and Lead Consultant of Digital Capability, an organisation which specialises in cutting edge online learning and online business strategies and solutions. 

Allison has a Master of Learning and Development (Organisational Development), Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Education (Secondary Business), Diploma of VET, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration and Certificate III in Government.

Allison has been involved in education and training for over twenty-five years as an educator, e-learning leader and innovator, and as a disruptive change manager.  Allison also helps businesses take advantage of opportunities in a digital world through supporting them to think strategically when using digital technologies.

Allison also leads ePortfolios Australia – a professional network which aims to support the use of e-portfolio practice in Australia and beyond through professional development activities and the sharing of research, resources, ideas and practice.  In this role, Allison works with individuals from leading educational institutions, both within Australia and in Europe, New Zealand and North America.

Allison specialises in building digital capability in organisations and individuals through action-based learning techniques which utilise creative thinking, collaboration and problem-solving techniques.  Allison also uses e-mentoring and e-coaching techniques to develop digital mindsets which embeds digital-first thinking.

Allison also helps educational organisations ensure that their training and assessment is effective, engaging and compliant, especially online.  

Allison uses her extensive education and experience to ensure her clients use strategic thinking on e-designs and e-implementations, basing her information on tried and tested current, as well as emerging, digital capability and business development strategies.  

Allison’s wide-ranging project management experience ensures the projects she is involved in are successful by being well planned and managed, and that the right stakeholders are consulted, engaged and involved to ensure project goals are achieved.

Allison’s current educator experience includes facilitating fully online, post-graduate ICT programs which enable international students to gain Australian workplace and business experience for the Australian Computer Society.  She is also a DeakinCo. Credential Assessor, assessing credentials in a broad range of professional and business areas, up to and including the Master/Expert level.  Allison also has experience delivering accredited online training and assessing in the areas of the Diploma in VET, Diploma of Training Design and Development and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment for Swinburne University of Technology, as well as the Certificate II in Business up to Diploma of Business and the Diploma of Business Administration for TAFE SA.

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