About

Gender

Male


Location

Shrivenham


Job role

Head of Applied Mathematics and Scientiic Computing


Organisation

Defence Academy


About me:

I am an applied mathematician by training and currently head of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Department of Engineering Systems and Management, Cranfield University, Defence Academy, Shrivenham. I also keep track of progress in e-Assessment and I organize a two day conference on e-Assessment in Practice, here at Shrivenham. Please drop me a line if you wish to participate in this conference. You also find me on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/venkatsastry


Size of organisation (employees)

>5000


Areas of professional interest

Instructor-led training, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Measurement methods and technologies, Skills assessment and competency mapping


Sector

Education


Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"I am pleased to bring to your attention the two day conference one-Assessment in Practice, 13-14 June 2012. Visit http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/cds/symposia/ea.html for further details.…"
May 2, 2012
Venkat left a comment on eLearning Developers forum
"M-learning
I would be very grateful if some one could point me any formal definitions of the term M-learning - particularly in contrast with distance learning and e-learning."
Oct 8, 2010
Venkat left a comment on eLearning Developers forum
"e-ASSESSMENT IN PRACTICE SYMPOSIUM
PROGRAMME
Wednesday 10 November 2010
0900 - 1000 Registration and Coffee
1000 - 1005 Conference Administration
Michael Hewetson, Director Symposia at Shrivenham, Cranfield University, DA-CMT
1005 - 1015 Welcome and…"
Oct 8, 2010
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"e-ASSESSMENT IN PRACTICE SYMPOSIUM
PROGRAMME
Wednesday 10 November 2010
0900 - 1000 Registration and Coffee
1000 - 1005 Conference Administration
Michael Hewetson, Director Symposia at Shrivenham, Cranfield University, DA-CMT
1005 - 1015 Welcome and…"
Oct 8, 2010
Venkat posted a discussion in Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
First Call for PapersPlease consider actively participating in the conference either by presentinga paper, poster or demonstrating your recent research on e-Assessment. Pleasefeel free to circulate it among your colleagues as you see fit. Look…
Jun 15, 2010
Venkat replied to Venkat's discussion e-Assessment in Practice, 10-11 November 2010 in Assessment
"Please feel free to discuss your thoughts or any ideas for participation at EAIP10."
Jun 15, 2010
Venkat posted a discussion in Assessment
First Call for PapersPlease consider actively participating in the conference either by presentinga paper, poster or demonstrating your recent research on e-Assessment. Pleasefeel free to circulate it among your colleagues as you see fit. Look…
Jun 15, 2010
Venkat left a comment on eLearning Developers forum
"e-Assessment in Practice, 10-11 November 2010.
http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/cds/symposia/ea10.jsp

Members of the group might be interested in participating in the conference either by presenting a paper or poster or demonstrating your product."
Apr 11, 2010
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"e-Assessment in Practice, 10-11 November 2010.
http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/cds/symposia/ea10.jsp

Members of the group might be interested in participating in the conference either by presenting a paper or poster or demonstrating your product."
Apr 11, 2010
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"Ken, we won't ever be able to match nor replicate human assessor's performance in all its entirety. Talking to some of the SMEs, they are happy to come up with some nuggets of questions/comments such as, "If some one has answered this question or…"
Jun 25, 2009
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"I have been following the conversation initiated by Stephanie and comments from Ken Jones. From your comments I can see the words of wisdom moderated by scarred and healed wounds !

I face this dilemma of who is best placed to develop the…"
Jun 25, 2009
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"Assessment should be mapped to "the content between lines". I hope that is explicit. I will paraphrase that when I gather some spare time."
May 28, 2009
Venkat left a comment for Richard Gott
"Richard,
... I am trying to make contact with CIEA. I will be very grateful if you could introduce me any one you may know.
Venkat."
May 28, 2009
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"I completely agree with Neil Lasher with a minor but an important proviso. You can not completely swing towards Assessment driven content. Then you are in danger of "teaching to the exam". The current view is certainly is that of an after thought.…"
May 27, 2009
Venkat left a comment on Assessment
"e-Assessment in Practice, 11-12 November 2009, Shrivenham. The list of confirmed speakers are posted at http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/cds/symposia/ea09.jsp
Please alert me if you are aware of any exciting projects in the field of e-Assessment."
May 13, 2009
Venkat left a comment on Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
"e-Assessment in Practice, 11-12 November 2009, Shrivenham. The list of confirmed speakers are posted at http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/cds/symposia/ea09.jsp
Please alert me if you are aware of any exciting projects in the field of e-Assessment in the…"
May 13, 2009
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