Web-based Assessment Tools for Effective Online Language Courses

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Web-based Assessment Tools for Effective Online Language Courses

  1. 1. Web-based Assessment Tools for Effective Online Language Courses<br />KePeng | 彭珂kekepengpeng@gmail.comwww.slideshare.net/kekepengpeng<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Online Chinese Language Programs & Models<br />ChineseTeachers.com, GLOSS, <br />LearnNC.org<br />Web-based Assessment Tools<br />LinguaFolio<br /> Early Language Assessments of CAL (Center for Applied Linguistics)<br />SOPA: Student Oral Proficiency Assessment (for Grades 2-8)<br />ELLOPA: Early Language Listening and Oral Proficiency Assessment (for Grades PreK-2)<br />COPE: CAL Oral Proficiency Exam (for Grades 5-8)<br />STAMP <br />…<br />
  3. 3. ?<br />?<br />Online Chinese Programs<br />?<br />?<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. ?management<br />?Pedagogy<br />? Technology<br />Online Chinese Programs-- Effective? <br />Assessment?<br />? Resources<br />
  6. 6. Example | ChineseTeachers.com<br />
  7. 7. Example | ChineseTeachers.com<br />Personalized Lessons<br />Flexible<br />Audio Conversation / Reading (Lesson Plans)<br />? Visual / multimedia <br />? Evaluation or Assessment<br />? Consistence<br />
  8. 8. Example | Global Language Online Support System Defensive Language Institutehttp://gloss.dliflc.edu<br /><ul><li>Searchable
  9. 9. Flexible
  10. 10. Multimedia
  11. 11. ? Assessment
  12. 12. ? Feedback
  13. 13. ? Varieties of Topics</li></li></ul><li>Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br />ACTFL Session #47 | Creating a Model for Effective Online Language Courses<br />the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill<br />innovative practices in K–12 education <br />materials available to all <br />mainly to teachers & students of North Carolina<br />
  14. 14. Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br />
  15. 15. Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br />
  16. 16. Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br />
  17. 17. Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br /><ul><li>2006 FLAP grant for Level I & II
  18. 18. AP grant for LIII, IV & AP
  19. 19. 2007-08; 2008-09; 2009-10 (Pilot  Course)
  20. 20. Enrollment: LI: 81; LII:21; … LIV:5
  21. 21. Web-Conferencing: hire 2 native speakers; twice a week; meeting 3-4 students a time</li></li></ul><li>Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br /><ul><li>Instructional Designer collaborating with content Planner/ Teachers
  22. 22. Planning  Content Modules  Video Producing
  23. 23. Two 45-min sessions weekly
  24. 24. Ongoing hiring/coaching/tutoring process
  25. 25. Videos:
  26. 26. video shot
  27. 27. tied shot of face
  28. 28. audio clip for individuals to repeat</li></li></ul><li>Online Chinese Programs: LearnNC.org<br /><ul><li>Coaching Rubrics:
  29. 29. Evaluation Data:
  30. 30. Speaking & Listening: video + audio
  31. 31. Culture: authentic resources online
  32. 32. Writing & Reading
  33. 33. Illustration: http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168</li></li></ul><li>Online Assessment Tools: LinguaFolio<br />LinguaFolio:http://www.doe.virginia.gov/linguafolio/index.htmlResources for using the LinguaFolio portfolio self-assessment system developed by the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Language for secondary school and university students. <br />LinguaFolio Jr.http://www.doe.virginia.gov/linguafolio/junior.html<br />Example: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/linguafolio/checklist5.pdf<br />
  34. 34. Online Resources for Language Assessment<br />Early Language Assessments of CAL (Center for Applied Linguistics): www.cal.org/ela<br />Foreign Language Assessments of CAL: www.cal.org/topics/ta/flassess.html & www.cal.org/flad<br />Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA): http://www.carla.umn.edu/assessment/VAC/.html Assessment and rubric development resources and general assessment resources. <br />Consortium for Assessing Performance Standards Rubrics: http://flenj.org/CAPS/?page=147 The rubrics that are found here were developed during the three years of this project and are based on the ACTFL Performance Guidelines for K-12 Learners.<br />FAIRFAX County Public Schools: Performance Assessment for Language Students: http://www.fcps.edu/DIS/OHSICS/forlang/PALS/rubrics Examples of holistic and analytic rubrics, reflects K-12 Performance Guidelines Language.<br />Languages Other Than English (LOTE)Center for Educator Development: http://www.sedl.org/loteced/lotelinks/general.html<br />
  35. 35. Online Resources for Language Assessment<br />NOELLA:http://casls.uoregon.edu/noella.php Description of the National Online Early Language Learning Assessment from the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon, including a free pilot. <br />Creating games and quizzes online with Quia: http://www.quia.com/web<br />AVANT Assessment: http://www.avantassessment.com/education.html<br />STAMP: A web-based, adaptive, multi-skill proficiency test based on national standards;<br />ClassPak: A web-based instructional support tool that helps teachers build, deliver and manage reading, writing and speaking quizzes, lessons, and assignments throughout the year. <br />
  36. 36. Questions:<br /><ul><li>How to make an effective online language program?
  37. 37. How to assess students’ language proficiency and acquisition?</li></ul>Suggestions:<br />Goal setting & Planning<br />Technology use with Pedagogical Considerations<br />Assessment & Evaluation<br />Reports & Feedback<br />

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