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AbstractThis summary reports on a pilot of a novel, ontology-based e-assessment system in accounting. The system, OeLe, uses emerging semantic technologies to offer an online assessment environment capable of marking students' free text answers to questions of a conceptual nature. It does this by matching their response with a ‘concept map’ or ‘ontology’ of domain knowledge expressed by subject specialists. This article describes the potential affordances and demands of ontology-based assessment and offers suggestions for future development of such an approach.
CitationLitherland K, Carmichael P, Martinez-Garcia A (2013) 'Ontology-based e-assessment for accounting education', Accounting Education, 22 (5), pp.498-501.
PublisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)