The International TEA Conference 2018 focused on the following key themes:

E-Assessment Quality

  • E-Assessment and security
  • Assessment literacy
  • Perceptions on e-Assessment
  • Policy frameworks for assessment
  • Assessment in the context of MOOCs and Open Educational Resources
  • Embedded assessment
  • Large-scale e-assessment
  • E-Assessment in interdisciplinary contexts
  • New domains for assessment
  • Open badges for assessment

Technologies for assessment

  • Assessment platforms (architectures, open sources initiatives etc.)
  • Question bank/item repositories
  • Authoring tools for assessment for teachers and learners
  • Tools for automatic scoring (e.g., free text entry)
  • Automation of item and test generation
  • Automated feedback in the context of Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS)
  • Assessment in the context of recommender systems or personalized virtual learning environments
  • Assessing diagrams (e.g., free-hand, generated by tools such as Geogebra)
  • Reporting: ePortfolios, Webfolios, open learner models, visualization of results
  • Blogs and Wikis for assessment
  • Mobile assessment
  • Authentic assessment (in a real-world challenge context)
  • Assessment in simulation environments and virtual worlds, virtual laboratories
  • Seamless assessment (anytime, everywhere, cross-device)
  • Assessment in serious games and virtual worlds
  • Cloud assessment
  • Automated Feedback
  • TEA for key competences
  • Assessment in Blended Learning


  • Construct definition and rubrics
  • Task modeling
  • Quality and security issues when using technologies
  • Location-based/context-aware educational feedback and feed forward
  • Collaborative assessment, peer assessment, self-assessment using technologies
  • Specific contributions to (high stake) summative, diagnostic and formative assessment
  • Adaptive testing and adaptive assessment
  • Cross-institutional item construction and item-banks
  • Learning analytics
  • (Crowd-) authoring of assessment items

> Key themes
are directed towards the formal and non-formal educational system, from primary education to higher education and assessment of non-formal learning.

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