Ch. 9 Assessment Strategies Map #6 (Asynchronous Communication (Blogs…
Ch. 9 Assessment Strategies Map #6
Online Quiz and Test
Ability to select questions randomly from a pool
Display graphic or videos
Allow multiple retakes
Enter quiz score directly to online grade book
Variety of Options for Questions
Online Quizes best use
self-study activities with feedback to learners
Proctored is best
e.g. discussion forum like Blackboard discussion board posts.
use a wide variety of assessment activities
Must be mandatory to post and discuss question or response rate and activity is low
Use thought-provoking questions w/ higher order thinking
provides excellent benchmark for how student is performing
Small group can post
Reflection: I personally like blogs to show student's ability to self-reflect on the learning experience. This helps capture the learning to see if more guidance is needed.
e.g. used for group project and instructor can see who contributed to the project
Using communication tools
Reflection: This is not my preference but it is nice to learn how to use the equipment for collaboration projects that require immediate interaction.
More than 12 can be chaotic
Students being passive with discussion
Creates Social Presence
Add relevance to learning
Students feel closer to instructor
Should lower cheating
Formative compilations of work-Generalized learning
Display "best work"
progress towards learning goals
Reflection: I'm in the process of putting my first Portfolio together using Wix.
Papers & Multimedia Products
enhanced presentation software
Used both for online or traditional education
Group problem solving
creates a learning community
Simulations (Gee, 2003)p.239
group or individual decision making
extensive branching for multiple scenarios (Gee, 2003)p.239
critical balance between easy to learn game and intellectual challenge (Gee, 2003)p.239
Used in medical training
Reflection: this is used in dental hygiene instruction.
Senario is given and students can solve the situation or collaborate with others to solve the problem. Usually require higher order of thinking.
e.g. like this one: Coggle.it
Reflection: Coggle.it is one of my favorite things that was introduced in this program. I will use it with my new course this summer.
graphical representations of concepts
"This technique originated in the 1960's" (Ausubelm Novak, & Henesian, 1978)p.239