Assessment for Complex Learning Resources: Development and Validation of an Integrated Model


  • Gudrun Wesiak Graz University of Technology
  • Mohammad AL-Smadi Graz University of Technology
  • Margit Höfler University of Graz and Graz University of Technology
  • Christian Gütl Graz University of Technology and Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA.



e-Assessment, Assesesment Model, Expert Validation, Complex Learning Ressouces


Todayâ??s e-learning systems meet the challenge to provide interactive, personalized environments that support self-regulated learning as well as social collaboration and simulation. At the same time assessment procedures have to be adapted to the new learning environments by moving from isolated summative assessments to integrated assessment forms. Therefore, learning experiences enriched with complex didactic resources - such as virtualized collaborations and serious games - have emerged. In this extension of [1] an integrated model for e-assessment (IMA) is outlined, which incorporates complex learning resources and assessment forms as main components for the development of an enriched learning experience. For a validation the IMA was presented to a group of experts from the fields of cognitive science, pedagogy, and e-learning. The findings from the validation lead to several refinements of the model, which mainly concern the component forms of assessment and the integration of social aspects. Both aspects are accounted for in the revised model, the former by providing a detailed sub-model for assessment forms.




How to Cite

Wesiak, G., AL-Smadi, M., Höfler, M., & Gütl, C. (2013). Assessment for Complex Learning Resources: Development and Validation of an Integrated Model. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 8(S1), pp. 52–61.



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