Digital Examinations Forum 2021:

Improving student experience with e-assessment

15 – 24 June 2021

DEF brings together the people and technology to talk about everything related to e-assessment.

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What is DEF 2021?

Digital Examinations Forum (DEF) is an online event that took place on 15/16/17 June and 22/23/24 June 2021. The forum was hosted by the University of Bath’s School of Management and powered by Inspera. It brought together participants from universities in UK and around the world, with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of e-assessment experience.

Digital Examinations Forum aims to:

  • Examine the student experience at the core of assessment practices.
  • Inspire leaders in Higher Education to consider the positive impact of digital exams on assessment design and development.
  • Discuss the best practices in examinations delivery, IT infrastructure, coordination and stakeholder engagement.

Agenda DEF 2021

Date Time Session Speakers

Tue 15th June

10:00 - 11:00am CET

Welcome to the Students Point of View

Donald Lancaster, Paul Pinkney 

Wed16th June

10:00 - 11:00am CET

Interview: Student Experience at Leeds Beckett University

Deveral Capps

Thur 17th June

10:00 - 11:00am CET

The Great Proctoring Debate: Balancing Security & Student Experience

Mary Richardson, Simon McCallum & Scarlet Vass

Tue 22nd June

10:00 - 11:00am CET

Student Experience inside Inspera’s Platform

Matthew Godfrey & John Byrne

Wed 23rd June

10:00 - 11:00am

Student Panel Debate: Digital Assessment - Hopes & Fears

Donald Lancaster, Pratha Soni & Derran Ng

Wed 23rd Jun

19:00-20:00 CET

Meet Inspera!

Donald Lancaster, John Byrne, Stuart Redhead & Bjørn Rustberggard

Thur 24th June

10:00-11:00am CET

The Implementation of Digital Assessment: Do students care? Can we unlock their engagement?

Ishan Kolhatkar

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