Assessment in Digital Learning

Professors Symeon Retalis
Dimitrios Gkotzos
Course category OPT/ICT
Course ID DS-731-ICT
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Aristarchus (Open e-Class)

Goal and Learning Outcomes

The course seeks to both conceptualize and redefine the purpose and objectives of the 21st century assessment for learning, as well as to outline modern and easy-to-use techniques and tools used by teachers in modern formal and informal learning environments.

After the successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  • State the modern forms of educational evaluation, utilizing educational technologies
  • Understand methodological issues regarding the organization and conduct of quality assessment of the educational process.
  • Utilize modern tools and techniques to evaluate trainees’ performance.
  • Apply a variety of techniques for systematic evaluation of instructional process.



  1. Basic principles of evaluating the quality of educational interventions
  • Formative
  • Holistic-Summative
  1. Principles of Monitoring and Assessing Students’ Performance
  2. Known techniques for evaluating the performance of trainees
  3. Categories of assessment tools
  • Quiz-tests
  • Rubrics
  • Mindmaps
  • Learning Analytics
  • Computational Thinking Assessment tools
  1. Quality Evaluation Techniques for Learning Resources and Learning Systems
  2. Process of creation and application of evaluation techniques and tools.

Suggested Reading

  1. A. Tomlinson & T. R. Moon (2013). Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom, Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, ISBN 1416616179 (ISBN13: 9781416616177)
  2. Cowie, B., Moreland, J. and Otrel-Cass, K. (2013). Expanding Notions of Assessment for Learning. Dordrecht: Springer.