Assessment for Learning:Leveraging Technology<br />Professor Jeremy B. Williams<br />www.jeremybwilliams.net<br />Chief Ac...
Are these students learning? …<br />
What do<br />these students<br />have in common?<br />They have no<br />recollection of life B.G.<br />
B.G. <br />is Before Google<br />
The verb to<br />means<br />to search for information <br />
The First Law of the Internet states that the answer is on the Internet. Therefore the quest is no longer “Where to find t...
A digital native is a person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up wit...
The consequences of all this?<br />
The end of teaching and the start of learning<br />Old Paradigm: Teacher Centric<br />NewParadigm: Learner Centric<br />
Old paradigm<br />
In the knowledge economy, content is notking. Rapid technological change requires future-proof learning... learning that l...
New paradigm<br />
Information iseverywhere. <br />Importantly,<br /> the learner is both <br />consumer and producer<br />of this informatio...
Students need to create and publish … <br />
The virtual world is the real world<br />
e-Learning<br />… it’s just learning<br />
Andrew Churches (2008)<br />Bloom’s taxonomy blooms digitally<br />Benjamin Bloom (1956)<br />Lorin Anderson (2001)<br />
(2008)<br />
Churchill (2009)<br />Traditional literacy:Reading, writing, speaking, listening<br />http://www.slideshare.net/zvezdan/ne...
This new paradigm is a …<br />participatory pedagogy<br />that fosters<br />learner centricityand<br />authentic assessmen...
Authentic assessment is the <br />bridge between theory and<br />practice<br />Technology can assist in <br />the creation...
Can be online or on campus<br />
Example:  Team Case Study Analysis<br />
Case Study 5:“The good, the bad, and the ugly”<br />Sustainable Development<br />and Competitive Advantage<br />
The Annual Eastwood Sustainability Awards<br />Your international standing as an expert in the field of ecological economi...
Think<br />
Sustainable development in practice <br />Consider the sustainable development journey … <br />Which companies are reactiv...
The dimensions of EEE<br />[Service <br />efficiency]<br />[Throughput efficiency]<br />[Growth <br />efficiency]<br />[Ec...
Read<br />
For example …<br />http://www.ethicalperformance.com/<br />http://www.greenbiz.com/<br />http://www.sustainablebusiness.co...
Discuss<br />
39<br /><ul><li>Which companies have a bad record?
Which are plain ugly?
Which companies have a good record?</li></li></ul><li>Consider, for example, …<br />A company that is well advanced on its...
41<br />Deliver<br />
Prepare a 10 minute presentation providing an example (and critique) of each<br />Go ahead… make my day!<br />
Peer reviewed learner content<br />
Example:  OBOW exams<br />Open Book<br />Open Web<br />
Assessment <br />for learning <br />Sample OBOW exam<br />notassessment<br />of learning<br />
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    1. 1. Assessment for Learning:Leveraging Technology<br />Professor Jeremy B. Williams<br />www.jeremybwilliams.net<br />Chief Academic Officer<br />Virtual Global Conference on Technology <br />for Blended and Distributed Education<br />Christ University, Bangalore<br />20 August 2010<br />
    2. 2. Are these students learning? …<br />
    3. 3.
    4. 4.
    5. 5.
    6. 6.
    7. 7. What do<br />these students<br />have in common?<br />They have no<br />recollection of life B.G.<br />
    8. 8. B.G. <br />is Before Google<br />
    9. 9. The verb to<br />means<br />to search for information <br />
    10. 10. The First Law of the Internet states that the answer is on the Internet. Therefore the quest is no longer “Where to find the answer” but “How to word the question”.<br />−Randi<br />
    11. 11.
    12. 12. A digital native is a person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up with digital technology (computers, the Internet, mobile phones and MP3 players).<br />
    13. 13. The consequences of all this?<br />
    14. 14.
    15. 15. The end of teaching and the start of learning<br />Old Paradigm: Teacher Centric<br />NewParadigm: Learner Centric<br />
    16. 16. Old paradigm<br />
    17. 17. In the knowledge economy, content is notking. Rapid technological change requires future-proof learning... learning that lasts. <br />
    18. 18. New paradigm<br />
    19. 19. Information iseverywhere. <br />Importantly,<br /> the learner is both <br />consumer and producer<br />of this information.<br />
    20. 20. Students need to create and publish … <br />
    21. 21.
    22. 22. The virtual world is the real world<br />
    23. 23. e-Learning<br />… it’s just learning<br />
    24. 24. Andrew Churches (2008)<br />Bloom’s taxonomy blooms digitally<br />Benjamin Bloom (1956)<br />Lorin Anderson (2001)<br />
    25. 25. (2008)<br />
    26. 26. Churchill (2009)<br />Traditional literacy:Reading, writing, speaking, listening<br />http://www.slideshare.net/zvezdan/new-literacy-in-the-web-20-world<br />Information literacy:Ability to identify, locate, evaluate and use information<br />Digital literacy:Ability to use ICTs to locate, evaluate, use and create information<br />What does it mean to be literate?<br />Critical literacy:<br />Ability to question, challenge, and evaluate meaning and purpose of text<br />Tool literacy:Ability to use tools to manage, consume, and create information<br />Visual literacy:Ability to understand and produce visual messages<br />Media literacy:<br />Ability to use question, analyse, interpret, evaluate, and create media messages<br />
    27. 27. This new paradigm is a …<br />participatory pedagogy<br />that fosters<br />learner centricityand<br />authentic assessment<br />
    28. 28. Authentic assessment is the <br />bridge between theory and<br />practice<br />Technology can assist in <br />the creation of authentic <br />learning environments <br />
    29. 29. Can be online or on campus<br />
    30. 30. Example: Team Case Study Analysis<br />
    31. 31. Case Study 5:“The good, the bad, and the ugly”<br />Sustainable Development<br />and Competitive Advantage<br />
    32. 32. The Annual Eastwood Sustainability Awards<br />Your international standing as an expert in the field of ecological economics is such that your consultancy company has been approached to assist the Panel of Judges presiding over the Annual Eastwood Sustainability Awards<br />
    33. 33. Think<br />
    34. 34. Sustainable development in practice <br />Consider the sustainable development journey … <br />Which companies are reactive, which are proactive?<br />
    35. 35. The dimensions of EEE<br />[Service <br />efficiency]<br />[Throughput efficiency]<br />[Growth <br />efficiency]<br />[Ecosystem <br />efficiency]<br />
    36. 36. Read<br />
    37. 37. For example …<br />http://www.ethicalperformance.com/<br />http://www.greenbiz.com/<br />http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/<br />http://corpwatch.org/<br />
    38. 38. Discuss<br />
    39. 39. 39<br /><ul><li>Which companies have a bad record?
    40. 40. Which are plain ugly?
    41. 41. Which companies have a good record?</li></li></ul><li>Consider, for example, …<br />A company that is well advanced on its sustainable development journey (“Good”)<br />A company that hasn’t made much progress at all, or is trying to repair damage (“Bad”)<br />A company that hasn’t even started on the journey! (“Ugly”)<br />
    42. 42. 41<br />Deliver<br />
    43. 43. Prepare a 10 minute presentation providing an example (and critique) of each<br />Go ahead… make my day!<br />
    44. 44. Peer reviewed learner content<br />
    45. 45. Example: OBOW exams<br />Open Book<br />Open Web<br />
    46. 46. Assessment <br />for learning <br />Sample OBOW exam<br />notassessment<br />of learning<br />
    47. 47. authenticlearning.wordpress.com<br />jeremybwilliams<br />Thank you for not sleeping<br />This presentation is available at:<br />www.jeremybwilliams.net/jbw/Presentations.html<br />

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