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Usm Assessments Sp 09

  1. 1. Tools for Assessment George Steele [email_address] University of Southern Maine Workshop
  2. 2. Examples of Survey Vendors <ul><li>Zoomerang: http://www.zoomerang.com </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Monkey: http:// www.surveymonkey.com </li></ul><ul><li>Key Survey: http:// www.keysurvey.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Gizmo: http://www.surveygizmo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Constant Contact: http://www.constantcontact.com/index.jsp </li></ul>
  3. 3. What to consider <ul><li>Survey creation : can create survey online using a variety of question formats </li></ul><ul><li>Deployment options: online, email or paper </li></ul><ul><li>Design control : Use of several templates for controlling how your survey appears </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking : able to track individual responses </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting : charts, graphics, filters & etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Issues for Surveys <ul><li>“free or fee” </li></ul><ul><li>Host or rely on the outsourcing in the “IT clouds” </li></ul><ul><li>Who has the technical expertise to write questions and interpret statistical results? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to do with the survey results? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of Rubric Vendors <ul><li>Most survey products have “rubric” type of question, you can use if you are seeking this format and results. However, more robust tools exist: </li></ul><ul><li>Rubstar: http://rubistar.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Rcampus: http://www.rcampus.com/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. LMS or CMS <ul><li>Learning Management Systems or Course Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Most have built in assessment tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes; assignment drops; etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usage stats </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Haiku - http:// www.haikuls.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ATutor - http:// www.atutor.ca / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Claroline - http:// www.claroline.net / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WiZiQ - http:// www.wiziq.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why use Web 2.0 tools? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Resources <ul><li>Found at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nacadatechseminar.wetpaint.com/page/Day-to-day+tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nacadatechseminar.wetpaint.com/page/Teaching </li></ul></ul>

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