Posts tagged "assessment"

Six criteria used to describe assessments

In earlier posts I discussed formative and/or summative assessments, and journaling as a good opportunity for implementing one form of formative assessment. Several readers reached out and asked that I drill down into assessments a bit more to explain these processes. In this post I’ll describe the six categories, or criteria that can be used…

Journaling as a means to scaffold & assess learning

Journaling is like whispering to one’s self and listening at the same time.Mina Murray In an earlier post, I discussed formative and summative assessments, and how they can provide opportunities to support learners. Assessment is a fundamental component of the teaching & learning process. Formative & summative assessments can provide meaningful opportunities to meet the…

Formative & Summative Assessments

In this post I’ll discuss assessment, a fundamental component of the teaching & learning processes. I’ll then describe formative & summative assessments, which can provide meaningful opportunities to meet diverse needs of students. Learning Pathways It’s important to first note that learning isn’t linear. If we were to think about the pathways that brought us…

Working Individually & Collaboratively While Constructing Online Content #teachtheweb

TL;DR version: What are the attitudes and aptitudes used by “experts” as we collaborate while “making” content online? How can this understanding of these knowledge, skills, and dispositions be used to inform pedagogy when we have students write, “make”, or collaboratively construct online content? To be involved in this work, please click here. This week…

Google Forms and Online Survey Tools

Tonight in Measurement, Assessment, & Evaluation we will be reviewing the use of Google forms as a possible tool that can be used to administer online surveys. I’ve presented on Google Formsbefore as a great tool that can be used to easily build up online instruments that can be used to collect data and assess the…