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Assessing the online learner : resources and strategies for faculty

Author
Palloff, Rena M., 1950-
Title
Assessing the online learner : resources and strategies for faculty / Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt.
Format
Book
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Edition
1st ed.
Published
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
Description
xviii, 153 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0825/2008034931.html
Other contributors
Pratt, Keith, 1947-
Uniform series
Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-147) and index.
Contents
  • Assessment basics
  • 1: How do we know they know?
  • Developing standards of assessment
  • Getting down to the basics
  • Learner-focused teaching
  • Applying what we have learned
  • 2: Assessment online
  • Principles of effective online assessment
  • Assessment and the online learner
  • Using the online environment for assessment advantage
  • Plagiarism and cheating
  • Applying what we have learned
  • 3: Course and program evaluation
  • Course evaluation
  • Instructor evaluation
  • Program evaluation
  • Competency assessment as course and program evaluation
  • Applying what we have learned
  • II: The assessment and evaluation toolkit
  • Introduction to the assessment and evaluation toolkit
  • Rubrics and rubric development
  • Using student feedback for assessment
  • How interactive is it?
  • Authentic assessments
  • Performance assessments
  • Effective test and quiz development
  • Portfolios
  • Portfolios as assessment
  • Reflective assessment and self-assessment
  • Collaborative use of wikis and blogs in assessment
  • Effective online course evaluation
  • Effective faculty evaluation.
Summary
It offers guidance for designing and implementing creative assessment practices tied directly to course activities to measure student learning. The book is filled with illustrative case studies, authentic assessments based in real-life application of concepts, and collaborative activities that assess the quality of student learning rather than relying on the traditional methods of measuring the amount of information retained.
Subject headings
Distance education students--Rating of.
College students--Rating of.
Web-based instruction.
Internet in higher education.
ISBN
9780470283868 (pbk.)
0470283866 (pbk.)

Holdings

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Blmgtn - Education Library
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LC5803.C65 P34 2009
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