Mobile assessment: state of the art

Stavros A. Nikou, Anastasios A. Economides

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New developments in assessment utilizing mobile devices contribute to an ongoing evolution in the context of m-learning. This chapter begins with a brief overview of the computerized assessment procedures that led to mobile assessment. It then defines mobile assessment and its pedagogy and explains relevant design issues and the implementing technologies. Then it describes the main mobile assessment practices used today, as well as their affordances and constraints. This chapter may serve as a useful reference for developers, teachers, trainers, educational administrators, researchers, and others with an interest in mobile assessment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Mobile Learning
EditorsZane L. Berg, Lin Y. Muilenburg
Place of PublicationOxon
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2013


  • mobile assessment
  • mobile devices
  • mobile device delivery


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