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E-assessment includes all electronically supported activities that are used to identify learners' knowledge and skills (diagnostic), alongside lectures to guide the learning process (formative) and upon completion of the teaching to review and assess performance (summative).

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Advantages of e-assessments at a glance

  • Reduce the workload of teaching staff
  • Save costs, time and resources
  • Sustainable
  • Increase reach
  • Contribute to more flexible study programmes
  • prepare Interactive and multimedia-based examination content
  • Combine different forms of examinations
  • inclusive assessments through the possibility of location- and time-independent examination scenarios

Assessment types

Diagnostic assessments

Formative assessments

Summative assessments

With the amendment of the general study and examination regulations at the University of Potsdam (BAMA-O and BAMALA-O) of 06.07.2022, some points have been adapted for the implementation of digital ex

Scenarios & Formats

Forms of examination and practical examples

Didactics of assessment

Information and tips on competency-based testing

Question Types & Question Creation

An overview of the available question types and instructions for creating questions


Tools for E-Assessments at University of Potsdam

Support & Materials

A collection of various support materials on technical, didactic, organisational and legal issues