Skip to main content

Evaluation of learning in the digital age

Al Akhawayn University, in partnership with Hassan First University in Oujda , CITI Association and the Moroccan Education and Resource Network (MEARN), and with the participation of the Center for Learning Technologies (CLT) and Al Akhawayn eLearning Project funded by CNRST, organized the 7th edition of ICT in Education study days under the theme: “Rethinking Learning in a Networked  Society
April 15-17, 2020 @ Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane

After the success of the seven past editions of the ICT Days annual conference, we are pleased to announce the eighth edition (ICT-Days’21). This conference is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions, and research results related to ICT in education. The main focus of this year’s conference will be about EVALUATION OF LEARNING IN THE DIGITAL AGE, but other topics related to ICT in education are welcomed. This event, which is resolutely interdisciplinary, interactive, exploratory, and open, features conferences, workshops, oral communications, and posters. It is aimed at teachers, experienced and novice researchers, educational coaches, and advisers as well as students and anyone interested in questions of assessment in the digital age.

Topics of interest could include any of the following or other

  • Axis 1: Measurement and evaluation in the digital age
    1. Aspects of learning highlighted in an online assessment
    2. Methods of conception and design of evaluation devices and tools
    3. Difference and similarity between digital and traditional assessment devices and tools?
    4. Challenges to be met regarding the development of digital assessment tools?
  • Axis 2: Assessment practices and tools in the digital age
    1. How can digital technology transform assessment practices (in their sense, and in their forms)?
    2. How do teachers and trainers plan assessment activities and manage them in a hybrid or fully distance learning context?
    3. What ethical and methodological issues do these assessment systems raise?
    4. To what extent can digital tools be integrated into an overall learning assessment strategy?
  • Axis 3: Innovation in emerging models and methodologies in evaluation
    1. What new possibilities do innovations in evaluation offer?
    2. How have measurement and evaluation methods adapted to the changes?
    3. To what extent do the deepening or modification of existing methods respond to this evolution?
    4. What are the challenges and implications of these innovations for practices?

Other topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  1. Distance learning ;
  2. Supporting autonomous learners ;
  3. The changing role of the teacher;
  4. Roles of learning analytics, big data, and artificial intelligence in T&L;
  5. Transfer and transformation of knowledge
  6. Education shift during COVID-19 pandemic
  7. Online and distance learning opportunities and programs
  8. Certificates and diplomas on the Internet between accreditation and recognition
  9. (MOOCs, SPOC, ODL)
  10. Digital and Open Educational Resources
  11. Institutionalization of e-Learning and distance learning
  12. Adaptive and intelligent training means and tools
  13. Ubiquitous training and mobile learning
  14. Flipped classrooms