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20211024T1115 20211024T1145 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh Online assessment in Higher Education in COVID-19 era

Since late April 2021, Vietnam has experienced the 4th outbreak of COVID-19. It is also the time for ending second semester of the school year at colleges and universities in Vietnam. So as to curb the pandemic, Vietnam government has applied many strict measures throughout the country. As a result, almost schools were closed and both teachers and students changed to work from home. This qualitative study sought to examine the pros and cons of online assessment at the University of Da Nang. This study was carried out in University of Foreign Language Studies. Information was gathered using multiple interviews via Zalo application with 20 lecturers at University of Foreign Language Studies. An analysis of the results of this study, it is found that the most preferred assessment methods are written assignments, online exam, presentation and oral examination. In addition, Zoom and Microsoft Teams are believed the most popular testing environments. Through this study, many challenges of online assessment have been unveiled such as technical issue, communication problems, and process problems.

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Since late April 2021, Vietnam has experienced the 4th outbreak of COVID-19. It is also the time for ending second semester of the school year at colleges and universities in Vietnam. So as to curb the pandemic, Vietnam government has applied many strict measures throughout the country. As a result, almost schools were closed and both teachers and students changed to work from home. This qualitative study sought to examine the pros and cons of online assessment at the University of Da Nang. This study was carried out in University of Foreign Language Studies. Information was gathered using multiple interviews via Zalo application with 20 lecturers at University of Foreign Language Studies. An analysis of the results of this study, it is found that the most preferred assessment methods are written assignments, online exam, presentation and oral examination. In addition, Zoom and Microsoft Teams are believed the most popular testing environments. Through this study, many challenges of online assessment have been unveiled such as technical issue, communication problems, and process problems.

Lecturer
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University of Foreign Language Studies - The University of Danang
Ms. Bui Thi Lien
Teacher
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Ngo Gia Tu High School
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