Learning assessments give valuable feedback to learners and provide a solid indication to instructors about who is learning what, what's working, and what isn't. In this course, instructional design expert John-Paul Ballard shows you how to create effective assessments. Learn how to establish assessment goals, write questions, create a fair test environment, and construct a rubric.
- We are a world obsessed with assessments, evaluations, and constant positioning and comparison among peers. Most employees have an annual performance review, which is to say, they're graded. In school, there's a never ending queue of quizzes, exams, papers, and presentations. Test, grades, assessments, love them or hate them they're ubiquitous, so let's make the best of use of them, that is they should always inform us of our progress. Hi, my name is John-Paul Ballard and I've been designing instruction with technology for about 15 years.
Through my experience, I've acquired a skillset that specializes in finding and leveraging technology that works well in the education market. I'm also an expert on creating assessments. In this course, I'm going to show you how to create more effective learning assessments, ones that can give valuable feedback to learners, as well as provide solid metrics for you to understand who is learning what, and what's working, and what isn't. So, let's get started.
- Establishing assessment goals
- Understanding best practices
- Learning how Bloom's taxonomy affects assessments
- Comparing assessment formats
- Creating observational assessments
- Delivering online exams
- Providing feedback
- Making your assessment realistic
- Creating a fair assessment environment
- Handling accommodations for special needs
- Planning and designing assessments
- Creating a rubric