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IJIET 2018 Vol.8(1): 34-37 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2018.8.1.1008

Advantages and Challenges of Using e-Assessment

Nuha Alruwais, Gary Wills, and Mike Wald

Abstract—Information and communication technology (ICT) has been involved in different sectors. ICT has an impact to improve learning environment and process. With the increasing number of students and the limitation of placement, a new innovation in learning is required. Thus, E-learning and E-assessment have been introduced, to offer online courses and electronic assessment. E-assessment enables the students live in remote areas to have the test in their homes, and helps the teacher to correct the exam and release the marks in short time. This paper explains the meaning of E-assessment from different opinions and illustrates the cycle of E-assessment process. Moreover, this paper discusses the advantages and obstacles of using E-assessment in learning for different domains: student, teacher, institution, and in education aims.

Index Terms—E-assessment, e-exam, electronic exam, online exam, online assessment.

The authors are with University of Southampton, UK (e-mail: nma1g14@soton.ac.uk, gbw@ecs.soton.ac.uk, mw@ecs.soton.ac.uk).


Cite: Nuha Alruwais, Gary Wills, and Mike Wald, "Advantages and Challenges of Using e-Assessment," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 34-37, 2018.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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