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.