Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom (Coursera)

Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom (Coursera)
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Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom (Coursera)
Welcome to Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom! This course will help you effectively assess student performance virtually, including compliance issues, feedback models, online grade book functions, and data analysis. We will discuss why effective measures of performance and assessment are a crucial component of any virtual program, and the importance of teachers and administrators understanding both the myths and challenges of assessing performance virtually, administering standardized testing with geographical challenges, and complying with state and local requirements to make sure students are meeting requirements.

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Through the successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

• Examine the importance of authentic performance and assessment in the virtual classroom.

• Discuss academic integrity and remote assessments in the virtual classroom.

• Apply best practices for data analysis and grade book management.

• Consider performance and assessment for special populations: gifted, at-risk, and special needs students.

• Discuss the importance of instructional feedback and monitoring progress and performance using technology.

Course 4 of 5 in the Virtual Teacher Specialization.


Syllabus


WEEK 1

The Importance of Performance and Assessment in the Virtual Classroom

Welcome to the course! Begin by watching the welcome video and familiarizing yourself with the course. This week, we will discuss the importance of performance and assessment in the virtual classroom. We will also review math topics that can be applied to grade book management in your own virtual course.


WEEK 2

Assessing Students Virtually, Academic Integrity, and Administering High Stakes Testing at a Distance

In week two, we will address the concerns regarding academic integrity as well as the challenges that have arisen due to the nature of the environment and how we can combat some of these challenges. We will also be taking a look at how to virtually assess a student's performance and how to administer high stakes tests in a virtual setting.


WEEK 3

Data Analysis and Grade book Management in the Virtual Classroom

In week three, we will cover some of the best practices for data analysis and grade book management and the intended and unintended consequences for using these types of practices.


WEEK 4

Performance and Assessment for Special Populations: Gifted, At-Risk, and Special Needs Students

In week four, we will be taking a look at the different ways in which we will need to assess students based upon the type of student that they are, as well as how we can accommodate their needs and work together with them.


WEEK 5

Instructional Feedback, Monitoring Performance and Assessment Using Technology

In this last week, we will discuss the importance of instructional feedback in this type of online setting, how instructional feedback affects a student's performance, monitoring their performance, and assessing their performance using technology.



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