Lesson 5: Online Assessment
Lesson Objectives <ul><li>After completing this Lesson, participants will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define assessment. </li><...
Focus Questions <ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of assessment in online education? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are som...
Defining Assessment <ul><ul><li>“ Assessment is the process of evaluating student learning, instruction, and program effec...
Purpose of Assessment <ul><ul><li>Emphasize  what is important  and thereby motivate learners to focus on it. </li></ul></...
Aligning Assessment with Objectives <ul><li>IMPORTANT: </li></ul><ul><li>Have a blueprint of how the elements of your subj...
Why Use Different Assements By using an assortment of assessment methods, you will address the students’ different learnin...
Methods of Online Assessment <ul><ul><li>Traditional Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open–book Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Assessment and Learning Outcomes <ul><ul><li>Thinking critically and making judgments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solving p...
Assessment: Critical Thinking and Making Judgments <ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></u...
Assessment: Solve Problems and Develop Plans <ul><ul><li>Case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulations/role play </l...
Assessment: Perform Procedures and Techniques <ul><ul><li>Hands-on activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual laboratory ...
Assessment: Manage and Develop Oneself <ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Assessment: Access and Manage Information <ul><ul><li>Annotated bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guided analysis </...
Assessment: Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding <ul><ul><li>Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><u...
Assessment: Design, Create, and Perform <ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Assessment: Communicate <ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></u...
9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning Article that covers 9 ideas that should drive assessment of s...
Closure In this lesson, you learned many methods for online assessment. Assessment is not an end in itself, but a vehicle ...
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  1. 1. Lesson 5: Online Assessment
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>After completing this Lesson, participants will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define assessment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the purpose of online assessment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Align online assessment methods with objectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the best online method of assessment for desired learning outcomes. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Focus Questions <ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of assessment in online education? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some methods for online assessment? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Defining Assessment <ul><ul><li>“ Assessment is the process of evaluating student learning, instruction, and program effectiveness.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Janet Donald, Improving the Environment for Learning </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Purpose of Assessment <ul><ul><li>Emphasize what is important and thereby motivate learners to focus on it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help students apply the material learned in class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify what works and what doesn’t work, thus promoting the re-design and improvement of it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure a master of certain knowledge and skills. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Aligning Assessment with Objectives <ul><li>IMPORTANT: </li></ul><ul><li>Have a blueprint of how the elements of your subject should be aligned </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective = Content = Activities + Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From “Asseessing Open and Distance Learner” by Morgan and O-Reilly </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Use Different Assements By using an assortment of assessment methods, you will address the students’ different learning styles and have more effective measures towards the intended learning outcomes.
  8. 8. Methods of Online Assessment <ul><ul><li>Traditional Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open–book Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graded Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Assessment Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Assessment and Learning Outcomes <ul><ul><li>Thinking critically and making judgments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solving problems and developing plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performing procedures and demonstrating techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing and developing oneself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessing and managing information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrating knowledge and understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing, creating, and performing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Assessment: Critical Thinking and Making Judgments <ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guided research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Assessment: Solve Problems and Develop Plans <ul><ul><li>Case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulations/role play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drill-and-Practice </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Assessment: Perform Procedures and Techniques <ul><ul><li>Hands-on activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual laboratory </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Assessment: Manage and Develop Oneself <ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Assessment: Access and Manage Information <ul><ul><li>Annotated bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guided analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest/Scavenger hunt </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Assessment: Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding <ul><ul><li>Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Assessment: Design, Create, and Perform <ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Assessment: Communicate <ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role playing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networks </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. 9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning Article that covers 9 ideas that should drive assessment of student learning. http://ultibase.rmit.edu.au/Articles/june97/ameri1.htm
  19. 19. Closure In this lesson, you learned many methods for online assessment. Assessment is not an end in itself, but a vehicle for educational improvement.

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