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Mar 27th 2017

Effective measures of performance and assessment are a crucial component of any virtual program. Teachers and administrators must understand 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. This course will discuss student performance in a virtual classroom, formats of virtual assessments, assessing special populations, including at-risk, gifted, and special needs students, data analysis of virtual course gradebooks, and learning management systems as related to performance and assessment.

Average: 4 (2 votes)
Mar 20th 2017

You will consider various techniques which help to assess student learning. The course also will help you to acquire the skills to develop and use appropriate assessment procedures. This course is part of the Foundations of Teaching for Learning program which is designed to assist people who are currently teaching but have had no formal teacher education improve their understanding of their role and work as a teacher. This set of courses will enhance your knowledge and understanding about learning and teaching and what makes a teacher a professional.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Mar 13th 2017

This course covers the technical and management principles that are the basis of planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs for acutely displaced populations in developing countries. The emphasis is on refugees in camp situations. The course includes modules on assessment, nutrition, epidemiology of major health problems, surveillance, and program management in the context of an international relief operation.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Mar 6th 2017

This MOOC takes a teachers’ perspective. It canvasses the 21st century skills students need. It explores how teachers might apply developmental teaching and assessment principles to develop these skills in a classroom.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

In this course, you will learn how to design assessments around the needs of your ELL students and their language level. You will learn how to incorporate language and content requirements for both formative and summative assessment types. You will learn to assess your ELL students through the use of project and task-based assignments.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre. Assessment for Learning (AfL) is a term that’s widely used in education, but applied in ways that are variable in their effectiveness. This free online course - designed for STEM teachers in primary and secondary schools, and sixth form and further education colleges - will help you understand and use it more effectively.

Average: 6.6 (9 votes)
Feb 23rd 2017

This project-based course explores educational technologies and the theories underlying their development through interviews with experts in the field. To be effective, educational technologies must be designed based on what we know about how people learn. Through interviews with experts in the field, this course explores educational technologies, outlines the theories that influence their development, and examines their use.

Average: 2 (2 votes)
Jan 30th 2017

Design assessment instruments that use rubrics and surveys to measure student outcomes. Join AACTE’s free online course. This free online course will help you to design assessment instruments to measure student outcomes. It focusses on rubrics and surveys. Each week will explore a different aspect of assessment, and mix theory and practice. You will build your own assessments, and share and test them with other learners.

Average: 8.2 (5 votes)
May 18th 2016

De MOOC Toetsen voor Leren in de praktijk gaat in op de theorie en praktijk van toetsen voor leren en illustreert dit met praktijkervaringen voor het ontwerpen van instrumenten voor toetsen voor leren. De cursus combineert state-of-the-art inzichten met een praktische insteek en biedt voldoende flexibiliteit. Ieder van de zes lessen is een betekenisvolle leertaak die ook afzonderlijk gedaan kan worden.

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Apr 12th 2016

Given their emphasis on complex and sophisticated disciplinary skills and understandings, the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the C3 Framework for State Social Studies Standards require ways of assessing that go beyond routine multiple-choice tests. Whether students are learning to select, use, and explain evidence to support a claim or to analyze data to evaluate a hypothesis, tests that require that students only bubble in a scantron are inadequate to measure (or support) students' learning and growth.

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Oct 7th 2013

This six-week course will allow participants to carefully consider the history, benefits, limitations, and alternatives to using letter grades in learning environments.

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