Best practices for using online assessments


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Best practices for using online assessments

Most instructors get excited when they learn the Blackboard has a built-in test tool that will automatically administer, and sometimes even grade student tests. I mean what's not to get excited about? Well, there are some limitations that you need to keep in mind before you give a test in Blackboard or in any other online environment. The first one is that technology cannot fix character. The students who are cheating in your face-to-face class are going to be cheating online. There's no way in Blackboard to prevent that from happening.

In fact, there is no technological fix that is going to prevent your students from cheating. It's just not going to happen. One of the questions I get asked a lot is, how do I prevent my students from copying my test questions? And yeah, there are scripts out there you can install that prevents students from cutting and pasting. Just do a Google search and you'll find it. But here's a problem with this. You install that script. You'...

Best practices for using online assessments
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Best practices for using online assessments provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors

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Education + Elearning
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