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Assessment tools

  1. 1. Understanding Assessment Tools in ANGEL 7.3<br />National College Online Instructor In-Service 2010<br />
  2. 2. Questions Students Ask About Assessments<br />“Is this graded?”<br />“What grade did I get on my quiz?”<br />
  3. 3. Questions Instructors Ask About Assessments<br />“What do I do if a student says she is having trouble taking a quiz?”<br />“How do students know what their grade is?”<br />“Why isn’t the grade I entered showing up in the course gradebook?”<br />
  4. 4. Learning Objectives<br />By the end of this presentation, you should be able…<br />To use a Discussion Forum scoring rubric<br />To identify the significance of key Assessment settings<br />To navigate the Gradebook with grace and aplomb<br />
  5. 5. …with Grace and Aplomb<br />Navigating Your Gradebook<br />
  6. 6. Gradebook Management Console<br />
  7. 7. Gradebook Preferences<br />
  8. 8. Gradebook Categories<br />
  9. 9. Gradebook Assignments: Two Ways to Edit<br />From Gradebook Management Console<br />From Content Item Assignment Tab<br />
  10. 10. Enter/Edit Grade<br />By Assignment<br />By User<br />
  11. 11. Any questions so far?<br />
  12. 12. Configuring Quizzes, Tests, and Exams<br />Assessment Settings<br />
  13. 13. “What do you mean by ‘Assessment’?”<br />Drop Box? NO<br />Quiz, test, or exam? YES<br />
  14. 14. “How do I check the settings of an Assessment item?”<br />
  15. 15. “What is the standard configuration of Assessments?”<br /><ul><li>Start and end dates/times not specified
  16. 16. One attempt only
  17. 17. No time limit
  18. 18. Medium security – students prevented from copying, saving, or printing test</li></li></ul><li>“What might I want to customize about Assessments?”<br /><ul><li>Start and End Dates/Times - Do you want to specify a date and time when the test will automatically start and stop being available?
  19. 19. Makeup – If the availability of the test is time sensitive, do you want to be able to make a test available later to students requiring makeup?
  20. 20. Time Limits - Do you want to specify time limits for completing an assessment?
  21. 21. Number of Attempts – Do you want to allow students to take the assessment multiple times?
  22. 22. Feedback – What type of automatic feedback do you want to provide to students upon completion of the assessment?</li></li></ul><li>“How do I reset a student’s test attempt if it’s aborted prior to completion?”<br />Answer: Try the tools in the Utilities menu.<br />
  23. 23. “How do I get a summary of students’ responses to items?”<br />
  24. 24. “How do I override scores automatically assigned by ANGEL?”<br />Answer: Use the Enter Grades by Assignment tool in Gradebook<br />
  25. 25. “How do I score all the responses to one test item at a time?”<br />Step 1<br />Step 2<br />
  26. 26. “How do I set the points for an Assessment question?”<br />
  27. 27. Any questions?<br />
  28. 28. Using Discussion Forum Scoring Rubrics<br />
  29. 29. Why Discussion Forums are Graded<br />
  30. 30. How to Grade Discussion Forums<br />Use a scoring rubric to provide an automatic grade calculation<br />But remember, people first, technology second – don’t let the scoring rubric algorithm usurp your professional judgment<br />
  31. 31. Scoring Rubric Configuration I<br />
  32. 32. Scoring Rubric Configuration II<br />
  33. 33. Entering Discussion Forum Grades I<br />Step 1 <br />Step 2<br />
  34. 34. Entering Discussion Forum Grades II<br />Step 3 <br />
  35. 35. Questions or Comments?<br />
  36. 36. Bibliography<br />Oosterhof, A. et al. (2008). Assessing Learners Online. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.<br />