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Webinar: Validating Online Assessments

14th Nov 2019
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM



Fair, flexible, valid, reliable, sufficient – these are the principles of assessment in VET. Online assessment design presents unique challenges to applying the principles of assessment when there is no direct observation.

This webinar examines the unique online assessment perspective, and gives participants a deeper understanding of how to align principles of assessment, assessment designs, and validation processes.

Participants will learn how to review online assessments, how to meet the needs of the assessor and students, how to create clear instructions and select appropriate assessment methods for online teaching and learning.


Intermediate (Build on your existing Knowledge):
These sessions are aimed at practitioners that have specialised theoretical knowledge and practical experience of training and assessment. They employ a wide range of teaching and assessment methods and provide guidance and support to practitioners. 


These sessions are for Senior educators, managers, assessment designers, instructional designers.

Topics Covered

  • Digital literacy and accessibility
  • Assessor digital capability
  • Task and submission instruction in the online space
  • Online assessment methods


All webinar sessions are held online via BlackBoard Collaborate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to review assessments in an online platform
  • Consideration of the needs of students and assessors
  • Direction to source information which informs quality
  • Understand the need for clarity in instruction
  • Ability to select appropriate assessment methods for online environments


Sarah Phillips

Sarah has been working in the VET industry since 2005 and in that time held positions in a range of settings across private, Learn Local and TAFE in the fields of eLearning and VET Assessment. She has also worked for the National VET eLearning strategy where she consulted on Strategic development with many industry and VET organisations.

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