1 minuteExplain to the participants that there are 4 main sections (Course Design, Interaction and Collaboration, Assessment, Learner Support) in the rubric. This workshop focuses on the third section, Assessment. Tell the participants that the complete rubric is located in the Participant’s Guide.
1 minute Tell the participants that there are three main subsections for Assessment, which will be described in more detail in the following slides. ExpectationsAssessment DesignSelf-Assessment
2 minutesReview the three main parts of the Assessment subsection of ECP rubric.ExpectationsAssessment DesignSelf-Assessment
Designing an exemplary course assessment
Designing anExemplaryCourse Series
22Workshop ObjectiveBy the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:– Identify the elements of assessment from theBlackboard Exemplary Course Program Rubric.
77ECP Winner 2012 Course TourExemplary Course Tour
88Developing Quality Assessments1. Expectations– Assessments match the goals and objectives– Learners are directed to the appropriateobjective for each assessment– Rubric included to explain evaluation– Instructions are clearly written and withsufficient detail
99Developing Quality Assessments2. Assessment Design– Assessments measure the performance they claimto measure– Higher order thinking is required– Assessments are designed to mimic authenticenvironments– Assessments occur frequently throughout theduration of the course– Multiple types of assessments are used
1010Developing Quality Assessments3. Self-Assessment– Many opportunities for self-assessmentprovided– Self-assessments provide constructive,meaningful feedback
1111Developing Quality AssessmentsBlackboard Assessment Tools– Assignments– Self-Assessments– Multiple Question Types Hot Spots Matching Ordering Jumbled Sentence Fill-in-the-Blank– Feedback on individual questions and answers
1212Best Practices for Quality Assessments– Communicate clear expectations and criteria forevaluation– Link course learning outcomes, evaluationstrategies, and course assignments– Provide detailed step-by-step instructions– Allow learners to track and evaluate their ownprogress (self-assessments)– Evaluation should align with course objectives