Innovative Assessment
Do our assessments:• enhance the student learning experience?• provide useful and timely feedback?• help students to under...
21st Century Student
What is innovative assessment?   Literally defined, innovative assessment    could be any form of assessment which    inv...
   For us, however innovative assessment    has come to mean more than that.   It is a term we use which encompasses a  ...
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Create Online             Screenr –          Google  Quiz               screen           Docsthrough            recordings...
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Blog Benefits   Post class materials and class supplements.   Integrate all types of multimedia    (webpages, audio, vid...
Blog Sites   Blogger - http://www.blogger.com   Edublogs - http://www.edublogs.org/   LiveJournal - http://www.livejour...
Create a blog in THREE Minutes!http://blogger.com
First Diploma Computer  Systems Blogshttp://ryanscomputersystems.blogspot.comhttp://niamhscommputersystems.blogspot.co.ukh...
National Diploma Digital   Graphics Blogshttp://niamhsdigitalgraphics.blogspot.co.uk/http://danielsdigitalgraphics.blogspo...
   http://www.screenr.com/    Screenr
Track and organize cumulative project data in studentsMaintain, update and share lesson plans over time in a toFacilitate ...
Onlinetests/quiz
Wikis A wiki is a website  whose users can  add, modify, or delete its contentvia a web browser using a simplified markup ...
http://www.wikispaces.com/                http://wikispot.org/http://wikispot.org/
Caster Free – for                                                                                                    podca...
Forums(Frances & Irene – Business Ethics)Forums don’t happen withouteffort and knowledge of bestpractices.To maximize your...
a:    ec t ide atiSubj munitcCom on &             lit y      lo yabi  Emp                     Podcasts
Installing              software            using Ubuntu                            How to get Inside a                   ...
Innovation in education does not    necessarily require high-tech and complex    solutions.   Often innovation is about a...
Variety is the spice of life!    Examples   Work on live assignments with local companies    in which they immerse themse...
   The assessment itself may be done by    the tutor, by the students, or even by    an outsider, such as an employer.  ...
Example: Combined Assessment exercise –    Public Services   A 1-day live exercise which involves     › all of the teachi...
Assessment   Tutors are assigned roles – assessment or    coordination   Assessment also takes place by members    of th...
Other methods used:   PowerPoint Presentation   Poster presentation involving peer assessment    › Poster may be photogr...
Minimise the number of    assessment tasks   Eg HND Health and Social Care –    Enterprise Project    › all units are int...
Benefits of innovative    assessment   By incorporating a range of different    methods innovative assessment assesses   ...
   This process helps maintain student    motivation, enabling them to learn more    steadily and fluently.   A range of...
No mileage in thisapproach, I’m afraid
Let’s say..........   You have been asked to    assess this presentation!!!!   (No grades, thank you!)   How would you ...
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Innovative assessment

  1. 1. Innovative Assessment
  2. 2. Do our assessments:• enhance the student learning experience?• provide useful and timely feedback?• help students to understand and recognisequality?• lead to improved performance?
  3. 3. 21st Century Student
  4. 4. What is innovative assessment? Literally defined, innovative assessment could be any form of assessment which involves the application of a new technique or method.
  5. 5.  For us, however innovative assessment has come to mean more than that. It is a term we use which encompasses a whole range of different techniques and methods, not all of which are new inventions.
  6. 6. ForumBlogs Wikis s
  7. 7. Create Online Screenr – Google Quiz screen Docsthrough recordingsMoodle
  8. 8. Podcast YouTub iPads s e
  9. 9. Blog Benefits Post class materials and class supplements. Integrate all types of multimedia (webpages, audio, video, photos, slideshows, etc.). Comment modes encourage interaction. Team blogs enable engagement. Create a class publication Student journaling & reflection
  10. 10. Blog Sites Blogger - http://www.blogger.com Edublogs - http://www.edublogs.org/ LiveJournal - http://www.livejournal.com/
  11. 11. Create a blog in THREE Minutes!http://blogger.com
  12. 12. First Diploma Computer Systems Blogshttp://ryanscomputersystems.blogspot.comhttp://niamhscommputersystems.blogspot.co.ukhttp://linas-systemofcomputer.blogspot.co.uk
  13. 13. National Diploma Digital Graphics Blogshttp://niamhsdigitalgraphics.blogspot.co.uk/http://danielsdigitalgraphics.blogspot.co.uk/http://ryan-digital-graphics.blogspot.co.uk/
  14. 14.  http://www.screenr.com/ Screenr
  15. 15. Track and organize cumulative project data in studentsMaintain, update and share lesson plans over time in a toFacilitate writing as a process by encouraging a single single Facilitate writing as a process by Encourage collaborative encouraging students to presentation skills by asking your write in a document shared with students to work together on a you. shared presentation, then. present it to the class. Collaborate on a document with Maintain, update and share fellow teachers to help you lesson plans over time in a single all track the status and success of document. students you share. Track and organize cumulative project data in a single spreadsheet, accessible to any collaborator at any time
  16. 16. Onlinetests/quiz
  17. 17. Wikis A wiki is a website whose users can add, modify, or delete its contentvia a web browser using a simplified markup languageor a rich-text editor.
  18. 18. http://www.wikispaces.com/ http://wikispot.org/http://wikispot.org/
  19. 19. Caster Free – for podcasting Dropbox - need to look at a file or sendiPads a link to someone, I just jump into the app and grab it.Pages for iPad: Use this nifty app to type outall your documents and include any kind of formatting you may need. Sundry Notes - to is Keynote, Smart Notebook, Word, and Skitch all rolled into one QuickVoice Recorder: This is the perfect recording tool to record your classes and get feedback on your performance; worksheets. easy to import all your information from your Excel iPad, turn to Numbers. It’s easy to use, easy to access, and Numbers for iPad: For all your spreadsheet needs on your
  20. 20. Forums(Frances & Irene – Business Ethics)Forums don’t happen withouteffort and knowledge of bestpractices.To maximize your Forum’sperformance you will need:• alignment to a shared vision• commitment on multiple levels• a strong meeting process
  21. 21. a: ec t ide atiSubj munitcCom on & lit y lo yabi Emp Podcasts
  22. 22. Installing software using Ubuntu How to get Inside a your businesscomputer on facebook YouTubeEcommerce Employability Vlookups in Excel
  23. 23. Innovation in education does not necessarily require high-tech and complex solutions. Often innovation is about an attitude of mind or culture. Many of the most successful and forward-thinking projects use existing, easily accessible, and common technologies that are a familiar part of learners’ everyday lives such as social networks, games, and discussion forums.
  24. 24. Variety is the spice of life! Examples Work on live assignments with local companies in which they immerse themselves in a consultancy experience, producing overview reports of real use to the companies concerned eg market research for a local organisation
  25. 25.  The assessment itself may be done by the tutor, by the students, or even by an outsider, such as an employer. Innovative assessment also encourages the assessment of learners not just as individuals but also as individuals working in groups, and as groups of individuals.
  26. 26. Example: Combined Assessment exercise – Public Services A 1-day live exercise which involves › all of the teaching team › Key stakeholders – members of the: › Police – Tactical support group, Local Traffic Sgt › Fire brigade › Ambulance › RAF
  27. 27. Assessment Tutors are assigned roles – assessment or coordination Assessment also takes place by members of the various services, HOS and DHOS Evidence provided by: › witness statements, › Photos › Radio logs (messages recorded on a mobile phone)
  28. 28. Other methods used: PowerPoint Presentation Poster presentation involving peer assessment › Poster may be photographed (mobile phone) and evidence uploaded › Use alongside a forum on which students conduct peer assessment (carefully monitored!) Chat room Web page
  29. 29. Minimise the number of assessment tasks Eg HND Health and Social Care – Enterprise Project › all units are integrated into 14 tasks › Begins with researching a potential enterprise › Ends with presenting a proposal for an enterprise to professional representatives Eg2 Games Technology
  30. 30. Benefits of innovative assessment By incorporating a range of different methods innovative assessment assesses a broader range of skills It is a more reliable assessment of student learning because it is not dependent on any one method of assessment.
  31. 31.  This process helps maintain student motivation, enabling them to learn more steadily and fluently. A range of different techniques and methods should stimulate both staff and student interest.
  32. 32. No mileage in thisapproach, I’m afraid
  33. 33. Let’s say.......... You have been asked to assess this presentation!!!! (No grades, thank you!) How would you evidence your grade?

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