CAA2014 invitation

2014 International Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) Conference

Research into E-Assessment

30 June & 1 July 2014, Zeist, The Netherlands

The International CAA is a two-day research-led conference

organised by

The Open University of the Netherlands SURF


The Conference aims to advance the understanding and application of information technology to the assessment process (e-assessment) through rigorous peer-reviewed research. As in previous years, the conference will be of particular interest to those involved in the pedagogic and technical aspects of e-assessment and those involved in strategy, policy and implementation, such as managers and support services.

With 3 special tracks (eAssessment in Practice; eAssessment in dental, veterinary, medical education and the health domain; Learning Analytics for Assessment) the conference seeks to connect currently separated communities. Submissions of the conference will be published in an edited volume of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series with Springer. The best full-papers will be invited to a special issue of the SSCI-index and open access publication The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET).


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Second keynote speaker confirmed


We are happy to announce the second confirmed keynote speaker for the conference.

Theo J.H.M. Eggen is Senior Research Scientist at the Psychometric Research Center of Cito and full professor of psychometrics at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Consultancy and research on educational and psychometrical issues of test development are his main activities. His specializations are: item response theory, quality of tests, (inter)national assessment, and computerized adaptive testing. He has major experience as a consultant in educational measurement at Cito, at the university and internationally.

He is author of research articles and chapters of textbooks. He is scientific director of the Research Center for Examinations and Certification (RCEC).

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Deadline extension

Due to numerous requests we extend the submission deadline for CAA2014 until next Monday, 24.3. 24:00. We have already received some very interesting papers in different formats and we are very much looking forward to receiving even more high-quality research papers, reports about practical experiences, case studies or demos/posters. Authors who already submitted a paper can of course also take the additional time and submit a new version of their papers to the submission system.

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Registration is open

We are happy to announce that the registration for the 2014 International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference (CAA 2014) – Research into eAssessment is now open. You can register on this page and you will be directed to a secure payment gateway to pay the conference fees. We recommend to take opportunity of the early bird rate which is a substantial discount to the standard rate. If you register as a student we expect to receive a proof of your status.

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First keynote speaker confirmed

Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 11.58.37We are happy to announce the first keynote speaker for the conference. Susanne Narciss is full professor for psychology of learning and instruction at the Technical University in Dresden in Germany. In here research she has intensively worked on topics like self-regulated learning, feedback design and motivational effects of assessment and feedback. She received in 2007 the Distinguished Development Award by the Association on Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and regularly publishes in peer-reviewed journals.

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