FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLASS DIAGRAMS - Development and Evaluation of a Prototype

Narasimha Bolloju, Ken W. K. Lee, Probir K. Banerjee

Abstract

The computer-based assessment of student outputs in the field of software engineering is an area of interest amongst instructors and researchers. However, as previous efforts in this area have been mostly directed toward summative assessment, the formative feedback required for student learning has not received sufficient attention. This paper presents an approach for the formative and summative assessment of class diagrams used in systems development and reports the development, implementation and evaluation of a prototype assessment tool. The results from this empirical study demonstrate that the tool successfully provides formative feedback during the preparation of class diagrams, which helps to enhance student learning, and summative feedback that can be used as a proxy for manual summative assessment.

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Bolloju N., W. K. Lee K. and K. Banerjee P. (2011). FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLASS DIAGRAMS - Development and Evaluation of a Prototype . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ATTeL, (CSEDU 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 402-410. DOI: 10.5220/0003476504020410


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@conference{attel11,
author={Narasimha Bolloju and Ken W. K. Lee and Probir K. Banerjee},
title={FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLASS DIAGRAMS - Development and Evaluation of a Prototype},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ATTeL, (CSEDU 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={402-410},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003476504020410},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ATTeL, (CSEDU 2011)
TI - FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLASS DIAGRAMS - Development and Evaluation of a Prototype
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Bolloju N.
AU - W. K. Lee K.
AU - K. Banerjee P.
PY - 2011
SP - 402
EP - 410
DO - 10.5220/0003476504020410