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Conference publication

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O’Reilly, M 2004, 'Educational design as transdisciplinary partnership: supporting assessment design for online', in R Atkinson, C McBeath, D Jonas-Dwyer & R Phillips (eds), Beyond the comfort zone, Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference, Perth, WA, 5-8 December, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, pp. 724-733.

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The design of student assessment for the online context can be a disquieting experience without the support of colleagues and a group of peers from across a range of disciplines with whom to share ideas. This paper reports on interviews conducted with academic “peak performers” as well as some educational design practitioners about the current practices of designing for online assessment. A transdisciplinary approach to educational design is proposed for further exploration.