AEA-Europe 2019 - Sanjay Mistry

On-screen assessments for young learners

11 Nov 2019 (22:21)

A study was conducted to investigate how young learners (age 6–12) interact with different on-screen item types, in terms of cognitive and motor skills and to inform design and functionality considerations.

Sanjay Mistry from Cambridge Assessment International presented research findings at AEA-Europe 2019 on 'On-screen assessments for young learners: Considerations for on-screen item type design and usage'.

Understanding how younger learners interact with on-screen assessments is essential to designing valid and fair on-screen assessments for this age group. A study was conducted to investigate how young learners (age 6–12) interact with different on-screen item types, in terms of cognitive and motor skills and to inform design and functionality considerations.