Two days, two CRADLE seminars: Defending and re-imagining assessment

As part of a double bill jointly presented by CRADLE and Transforming Assessment, CRADLE’s A/Prof. Phillip Dawson and Prof. Margaret Bearman will celebrate the launch of two newly-published books with two online seminars across two days!

Join us on 18 and 19 November 2020 to hear Phill and Margaret discuss defending assessment against e-Cheating, and re-imagining assessment to “robot-proof” students. Seminars will be hosted by Transforming Assessment’s Prof. Geoffrey Crisp (University of Canberra) and Dr Mathew Hillier (Macquarie University), and you can register for one session or both!

Photograph of Phillip DawsonDefending assessment against e-Cheating: design and standards – 6.00 – 7.00 pm AEDT, Wednesday 18 November
A/Prof. Phillip Dawson, CRADLE

This session will serve as the launch of the book “Defending Assessment Security in a Digital World: Preventing E-Cheating and Supporting Academic Integrity in Higher Education“, authored by Phill (published by Routledge). One lucky attendee will win a free copy of the book!

Cover of Defending Assessment Security in a Digital World (book)This session will review the evidence on the use of assessment design as an anti-cheating measure, and propose a set of minimum standards for assessment security. It will include practical steps that can be taken by educators and course teams to secure their assessment from an individual task through to an entire degree.

For more information about Phill’s seminar, and to register, please visit the event page.


Photograph of Margaret Bearman

Re-imagining assessment to “robot-proof” our students – 6.00 – 7.00 pm AEDT, Thursday 19 November
Prof. Margaret Bearman, CRADLE

This session celebrates the launch of the book “Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World“, edited by Margaret and colleagues (published by Springer).

Cover of Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World (book)This session looks at broad principles underpinning assessment for a digital world. It then focuses on how assessment might equip students to deal with the fourth industrial revolution, where artificial intelligence will be part of their work and social lives.

For more information about Margaret’s seminar, and to register, please visit the event page.

Feature image: Chris Montgomery on Unsplash.

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