Just a quick reminder about this JISC ITT - deadline for submissions is 16 April so there's still plenty of time!
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JISC Invitation to Tender: Formative Assessment Process Modelling.
The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) invites tenders to survey
and model current and ideal formative assessment processes.
Formative assessment is an area in which both pedagogical theory and
practice have recently seen significant development. However, the use of
e-assessment for formative assessment is less well developed than for
summative e-assessment, and it is expected that new e-assessment services
and systems will be required to facilitate emerging proven practices.
The aim of this study is to provide a set of detailed requirements for
formative assessment systems, components and processes based on explicitly
described proven pedagogical practice, to enable future developments of
formative e-assessment systems, services and content to be undertaken with
Up to £40,000 (including VAT and expenses) is available for the study over
an eight month period starting as soon as possible and no later than 2
The deadline for submission of tenders is no later than 12:00 noon on 16
April 2008. Further details and the full Invitation to Tender can be
found at the following link:
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