System error – consequences of automated examination evaluation

Coverbild: BWP 2/2018
Issue/Year (Volume) 2/2018 (47)
Page(s) 56-57

Digitalised examination evaluation promises to deliver efficiency and objectivity. What happens, however, if automated examinations are accompanied by system errors? Who is responsible for these? The article goes on to demonstrate the effects of automation on examination results. These are then subjected to critical scrutiny against the background of the guiding principle of employability skills in the dual system.