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dc.contributor.authorUllah, Abrar
dc.contributor.authorXiao, Hannan
dc.contributor.authorLilley, Mariana
dc.contributor.authorBarker, Trevor
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-18T14:59:54Z
dc.date.available2013-03-18T14:59:54Z
dc.date.issued2012-12-01
dc.identifier.citationUllah , A , Xiao , H , Lilley , M & Barker , T 2012 , ' Using Challenge Questions for Student Authentication in Online Examination ' , International Journal for Infonomics , vol. 5 , no. 3/4 , pp. 631-639 .
dc.identifier.issn1742-4712
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 1210206
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 383298d6-cd2f-4a5c-8e0c-30808e89d1a9
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/10176
dc.description.abstractWith the growth of Internet and technology in the past decade, online learning has become increasingly popular and evolved. Online examination is an integral and vital component of online learning. Student assessment in online learning is largely submitted remotely without any face-to-face interaction and therefore, student authentication is widely seen as one of the major challenges. This study aims to investigate potential threats to student authentication in the online examinations and analyzing the benefits and limitations of the existing authentication approaches. We propose the use of challenge questions for student authentication in the online examinations. For this purpose, we designed a profile based authentication framework (PBAF) together with a user-id and password for the authentication of students during online examinations, utilizing a cohort of personal and academic questions as challenge questions. We conducted an empirical study on a group of online students from local and overseas Universities. The result shows the impact of questions type on the usability, in particular the amount of time taken by the introduction of the proposed approach. We also conducted a post experiment survey to collect student feedback on the proposed technique.en
dc.format.extent9
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Journal for Infonomics
dc.subjectchallenge questions
dc.subjectauthentication
dc.subjectsecurity
dc.subjecte-assessment
dc.titleUsing Challenge Questions for Student Authentication in Online Examinationen
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Computer Science and Informatics Research
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Computer Science
dc.contributor.institutionScience & Technology Research Institute
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
dc.identifier.urlhttp://www.infonomics-society.org/IJI/
dc.relation.schoolSchool of Computer Science
dcterms.dateAccepted2012-12-01
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rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review
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