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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Thank you to all participants, keynote speakers, workshop leaders and the team of the Woudschoten Hotel & Conference Centre. The conference was an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the latest development in the field of technology-enhanced assessment.

We are very happy to announce now already the dates and location for the 2015 International Conference on Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA2015): The conference will take place on 22. & 23. June 2015 again at the Woudschoten Hotel & Conference Centre. It will again be organised by the Open University of the Netherlands and SURF. We will announce more details after the summer break.

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CAA2014 Program published

We have now published the conference program including detailed descriptions of all pre-conference workshops. In addition we are happy to announce that the special interest group on learning analytics in the Netherlands will organise a co-located event during the conference and we will organise a joint panel discussion about learning analytics and technology-enhanced assessment. Last but not least the titles of both keynotes have now been announced. We are looking forward to meeting you soon at the conference.

The registration page is still open until some days before the conference. The conference rate includes all pre-conference activities, lunches, dinner and one night of accommodation.

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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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