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
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).
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.
We 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.
The program chairs have today opened the submission system for the CAA2014. Authors can find here a description about the paper template and here a description for using the conference submission system Easychair. We are looking forward to receiving your high-quality work about the use of technology for educational assessment and feedback. Please take a minute to decide if you submit to the main track of the conference or one of the three special tracks. All papers will undergo a double-blind review of at least two members of the program committee. Selected papers will be published in an edited volume of the of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series with Springer. The best full-papers will be recommended for the October issue of the The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (TOJET).
We are happy to announce that we could successfully negotiate with Springer, one of the most recognised publishing companies for science publications, to publish the proceedings of the 2014 International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference (CAA 2014) – Research into eAssessment in an edited book of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. All papers of the conference will be available in the printed proceedings, in the digital edition of the proceedings and via SpringerLink. This ensures a high visibility of the papers.