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BTL and AlphaPlus launch e-Assessment Development: Principles and Practice

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- An Essential Course for Authors Facing the Challenge of Creating e-Assessments - BTL Group Ltd, a leading independent provider of e-Assessment solutions, has teamed up with AlphaPlus, a team of highly experienced educational consultants with extensive experience in e-Assessments, to launch the 'e-Assessment Development: Principles and Practice course'.

The 2 day course will be held on 24th and 25th September 2008 at the BTL headquarters in Shipley, United Kingdom. The course is suitable for anyone currently undertaking or looking to undertake the design, development and delivery of e-Assessments.

This comprehensive course demonstrates how to plan, design and structure effective e-Assessments. The course also provides tools to help e-Assessment authors decide which type of assessment is the most suitable for which purpose.

The e-Assessment writing course covers a range of vital topics including:

• What is e-Assessment
• The drive for e-Assessment
• What e-Assessment tools are out there
• What the advantages and disadvantages of e-Assessment are
• How to plan and structure e-Assessments
• How to create fit-for-purpose e-Assessments
• A guide to different question types
• Writing adaptive assessment tools
• How to develop and manage item banks
• How to trial and monitor assessment performance

To book a place on this course, or to find out further information including costs, please contact:

Jeremy Carter
BTL Group Ltd
Salts Wharf
Ashley Lane
BD17 7DB

T: 01274 203250