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