In order to improve student learning in an online course, it is also important to provide students with formative feedback. Formative feedback is given during the learning process and can be done through discussion forums, direct messaging, and through screen capture and audio technology. Learn about ways to deliver formative feedback to students in an online course.
- [Voiceover] It's also important to give students…continuous feedback during the process…of an assignment or project, so let's take a look…at some ways we can deliver formative feedback.…Most online platforms are great for this as well,…and when it's done online, there is an added bonus…in that it creates a permanent copy that…can be accessed by the student or instructor at any time.…Formative feedback can be given through…many methods with an online platform.…One is to leave comments within an assignment.…Here in Schoology I see that I have two ungraded…assignment submissions, and they are project proposals.…
I'll click here, and I'm going to select Sophia Jackson's.…This now brings up her assignment submission…and I can see that it's her project proposal on aggressive…behaviors in betta splendens, which is a type of fish.…I could leave feedback on this by leaving comments,…I could highlight stuff, I could draw or write on here.…Your platform may not have all of these same features,…and if it doesn't, you can still communicate with…
Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom—with or without a learning management system—and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other. Collaboration is the key to making the learning experience more dynamic. Oliver also shows how to incorporate digital resources and the latest ed tech into your classroom, and make sure the lessons are accessible to students of all ability levels.
- What is online education?
- Why does online education succeed?
- Understanding learning management systems
- Incorporating technology in the classroom
- Setting guidelines and expectations about online courses
- Writing learning outcomes and learning objectives
- Sharing and curating files and resources
- Tracking student progress
- Engaging students
- Fostering communication
- Providing feedback
- Making learning accessible to students with disabilities