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Episode 32 – Assessment Luminary, Phillip Dawson, Deakin University

14 Dec 2022

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Professor Phillip Dawson, the Associate Director of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Australia’s Deakin University. With an academic background in education, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, he leads CRADLE’s work on cheating, academic integrity and assessment security. This work spans hacking and cheating on online exams, training academics to detect contract cheating, student use of study drugs, the effectiveness of legislation in stopping cheating and the evaluation of new assessment security technologies. Phillip shares his thoughts on constructing an assessment that gives feedback, reducing test cheating and the privacy concerns associated with remote proctoring.

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