Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Classroom assessment technique: Using Facebook for the student-generated test questions, part of Social Media in the Classroom.
- [Voiceover] In the last video, I described using…Twitter for a classroom assessment technique called…the One-Minute Paper.…Now we'll look at using Facebook…for another classroom assessment technique called…Student-Generated Test Questions.…You might be asking yourself,…"Why on earth would anyone ask students…"to create test questions?"…The people who literally wrote the book on the topic…Tom Angelo and Pat Cross would tell you…Student-Generated Test Questions show what students…find important or memorable,…what they feel are fair or useful test questions,…and how well they can answer the questions they created.…
Let's look at how to use Facebook…for this classroom assessment technique.…If you don't already have one, create a Facebook page…or Facebook group for your course.…Facebook pages are a way to share information…with a community or, in our case, a class.…Students who subscribe to the Facebook page…will get updates in their personal news feed.…Facebook groups are a place for people to connect…around a specific interest,…
- Moving from social networking to "social netlearning"
- Balancing social media with in-class activities
- Creating social media guidelines
- Using Twitter for polls
- Using Facebook for student-generated test questions
- Connecting to real-world scenarios and people
- Using ReadWriteThink and Facebook to construct timelines
- Using Flickr and YouTube to collect student fieldwork
- Showcasing student work in online portfolios
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Using Social Media for Learning
2. Social Media in the Classroom
3. Social Media Outside the Classroom
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