Few Days for the EARLI SIG Assessment and Evaluation 2024 Conference in Barcelona!

The wait is almost over. On June 26, 27, and 28, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) in Barcelona will host the EARLI SIG Assessment and Evaluation 2024 Conference. The Feed2Learn group is delighted to co-organize this significant event for the educational and research community. Titled «Assessment and Inclusivity in the Era of Digital Transformation,» the conference promises to be a platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences among sector experts. Attendees have until June 14 to register.

An Encounter of Innovation and Knowledge

The conference will bring together academics and educators from around the world to explore the latest trends and developments in assessment and feedback. The event will offer a varied and enriching program. From sessions on the latest advances in digital assessment to discussions on generating feedback through artificial intelligence, every participant will find relevant topics that will allow them to expand their knowledge and professional networks. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sessions, including poster presentations, workshops, and roundtables.

The conference will feature two highly recognized keynote speakers: Marlit Lindner and Ernesto Panadero. Marlit Lindner is a Professor of Digitalization and Education at the University of Tübingen and the Leibniz Institute (Germany). Her talk will focus on the effects of multimedia design and automated feedback. Her research addresses how technologies influence students’ engagement and task processing, with particular attention to the impact of artificial intelligence. Ernesto Panadero is the Director of the Centre for Assessment Research, Policy and Practice in Education at Dublin City University (Ireland). He will speak about formative assessment and feedback. His work focuses on self-regulated learning, self-assessment, and peer assessment, highlighting the importance of placing the learner at the center of the educational process.

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Center of Excellence

UOC University is known for being a pioneer in distance education. With its commitment to innovation and educational quality, the UOC is the ideal place to host this event. Attendees will enjoy a fully equipped environment with the necessary technology for the optimal development of all scheduled activities.

Barcelona: A Special City

In addition to the academic value of the event, participants will have the opportunity to explore Barcelona, one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in Europe. With its modernist architecture, led by the masterpieces of Antoni Gaudí, such as the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, Barcelona is the perfect setting for the event. The streets full of history, the beaches, and the delicious local cuisine ensure an unforgettable experience.

The Importance of Assessment and Feedback

In an increasingly digital world, assessment is a fundamental pillar to ensure equitable and quality educational practices. The conference will focus on how emerging technologies can improve assessment processes and make education more accessible to all. Debates and presentations will provide valuable insights into effectively integrating new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, into assessment practices. Additionally, feedback will be another central theme of the conference due to its crucial role in teaching and learning processes. Particularly concerning the implementation of digital tools, as they enable immediate and personalized feedback tailored to each student’s individual needs. This not only enriches the educational experience but also presents a challenge for educators and schools, which will be addressed during the conference.

Don’t Miss It!

The EARLI SIG Assessment and Evaluation 2024 Conference will not only be an academic event but also a unique opportunity to build networks, share experiences, and enjoy a city full of culture and charm. With the UOC as the host university and Barcelona as the backdrop, the Feed2Learn group assures you that it will be an unforgettable  event for all participants.

See you soon!