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The Impact of Elaborated Feedback on Competency Assessment of IT Professionals

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  • Elena Alexandra TOADER

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  • Mircea Alexandru LUNGU

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Feedback represents an important component in the process of assessing the competencies of the IT professionals as it allows to evaluate their performance and helps their managers to personalize the learning content according to employees’ needs and profiles. In the current paper we propose a computer-based formative feedback framework that provides personalized feedback for the technical employees. Extensive research has been carried out focusing on formative assessment aspects that includes the elaborate feedback. An online competency assessment tool was designed and it is going to be implemented in order to measure the professionals’ performance in software organizations. The subjects of the study are going to be software developers, working in departments of IT Romanian companies. Their performance is going to be evaluated through the competency-based assessment tool. At the end of the assessment process, an elaborate feedback is provided in order to improve their current level of competency acquired. The current paper reveals the role of the computer-based formative assessment within software organizations as well as the importance of an elaborate feedback that can improve the employees’ knowledge and skills.

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  • Elena Alexandra TOADER & Mircea Alexandru LUNGU, 2015. "The Impact of Elaborated Feedback on Competency Assessment of IT Professionals," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 19(3), pages 80-88.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:19:y:2015:i:3:p:80-88
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