Share Paper: The Handheld: A Useful Tool to Collect Information in the Process of Authentic Assessment.

  1. Helene Meunier, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
  2. Carole Raby, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
  3. Gilles Raîche, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Wednesday, November 19 5:30 PM-7:00 PM Royale 5/6

Abstract: In the context of education in Québec, teachers from elementary and high schools must collect data to make a judgement on skills development and knowledge acquisition. In a competency assessment and for the information, a wide variety of tools allows the teacher to identify and record observations. The presence and integration of new technologies in the classroom management led us to consider and check the interest of teachers for a tool, which can be practical and easy to use. We have therefore worked to develop software for the handheld, such as Palm, iPod touch and iPhone. The research was carried ...