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DETMex: Expanding and distributing EASiHE tools: a collaboration between Southampton and México

Date:
2011-
Theme:
Assessment

Expanding and distributing EASiHE tools is a collaborative effort between ECS and the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (UAT).

The project aims to:

  1. Disseminate EASiHE in HEIs outside the UK
  2. Translate some of the EASiHE tools to expand its uptake by universities in Spanish-speaking countries
  3. Evaluate if and how EASiHE tools may be used to evaluate the development of high-level skills of the Bloom’s taxonomy

Researchers and lecturers from UAT will develop a question bank for the module of Molecular Biology and use the items to produce exams to assess students across various academic programmes. This task will help the researchers to 1. implement e-assessment practices in the university and 2. facilitate the creation of standard exams for a compulsory module associated with different undergraduate programmes (e.g. nursing and biology).

Primary investigators

Secondary investigators

  • Alejandra Saucedo
  • Dr. Sergio Correa-Gutiérrez - Associate researcher
  • Mtra. Guadalupe Castillo-Camacho - Content supervisor
  • Lic. Alberto Ulises Ruiz-Zapata - Research assistant
  • M.I. Vicente Paul Saldívar-Alonso - Lead developer

Partner

  • Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas

Associated research group

  • Electronic and Software Systems
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