Web-Based Self- and Peer-Assessment of Teachers’ Educational Technology Competencies

  • Hans Põldoja
  • Terje Väljataga
  • Kairit Tammets
  • Mart Laanpere
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7048)


Although there are several competency frameworks for measuring teachers’ educational technology competencies, there is a lack of Web-based assessment tools that allow authentic assessment. This paper addresses the design challenges for assessing teacher’s educational technology competencies. The empirical part describes the participatory design process for developing a Web-based self- and peer-assessment tool. The presented conceptual design describes a system where teachers can solve competency tests that contain various self-test, peer-assessment and self-reflection tasks. The tasks are assessed using the performance indicators and assessment rubric that are based on the ISTE NETS for Teachers competency model.


educational technology competencies self-assessment peerassessment conceptual design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Põldoja
    • 1
  • Terje Väljataga
    • 1
  • Kairit Tammets
    • 1
  • Mart Laanpere
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsTallinn UniversityTallinnEstonia

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