Targeting Student Acceptance Factors to Shape a Successful Full-Scale Implementation

August 13, 2015
Presented by Dr. Veronica Michaelsen Computer-based testing (CBT) offers a variety of advantages over paper-based testing including improved security and ease of longitudinal tracking of student performance over all phases of the curriculum. However, CBT, like any other innovation, should be implemented thoughtfully. Any successful implementation strategy must account for student acceptance and provide sufficient practice such that the extraneous cognitive load is minimized. Not only should extraneous cognitive load decrease with use, it has also been shown that student opinion toward CBT improves with exposure. Following use of CBT, students perceive the system to be easier to use and they express more confidence in the technology. Still, as there is an increased level of anxiety whenever a new technology is introduced, students first experience to CBT should be deliberately designed to address common concerns. Practice quizzes can improve student acceptance of and option toward computer based testing but even these should be developed thoughtfully. Recorded May 21st, 2015
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