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UTP Sharing - Making Online Assessment Successful

UTP Sharing - Making Online Assessment Successful

UTP Sharing - Making Online Assessment Successful

Chuah Kee Man

August 06, 2020

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  1. Making Online Assessment Successful: Techniques, Tools and Tips 6 AUGUST

    2020 – 930am By Chuah Kee Man Centre for Applied Learning and Multim edia, U niversiti Malaysia Saraw ak
  2. Offline (F2F) vs Online Assessments Let’s hear from you: The

    differences? The challenges? Give your response at: wooclap.com/UTP1
  3. Offline (F2F) vs Online Assessments The differences? The challenges? •

    authenticity, autonomy, assessment time and mode. • format and types of assessments (formative, summative)
  4. Formative vs Summative Formative Product-oriented To judge quality To arrive

    at an overall score Process-oriented Diagnostic Timely feedbacks Summative
  5. Characteristics of an Exemplary Learning Assessments 1. Authentic – reflects

    real life experiences 2. Challenging – stimulates the learner to apply knowledge 3. Coherent – serves as a guide for the student to achieve the learning goal 4. Engaging – attracts the learner’s interest 5. Respectful – sensitive to the individual learner’s beliefs and values 6. Responsive – includes a feedback mechanism to assist the student in learning 7. Rigorous – requires applied understanding of learning to achieve a successful outcome 8. Valid – accurately measure in order to meet the intended learning outcome (rubrics) Sewell, Frith and Colvin (2010)

    usual assessment practices 2. Check access and accessibility 3. Instil student confidence 4. Personalise your feedback 5. Make good use of analytics (Reference: Learning Science Lab)
  7. Instil student confidence 1. Decide if it is necessary for

    the assessment to be summative 2. Make use of repeatability in online environment (e.g. offer “trial” or practices to let students get used to a format). 3. Make sure requirements are clearly signposted (rubrics should be transparent) 4. Identify common “tripping points” and rectify immediately.
  8. Personalise Your Feedback 1. Meaningful, timely and personalized feedback 2.

    Make use of the feedback function in many assessment tool (e.g. Moodle Quiz) 3. Group projects – on-going feedback and regular monitoring
  9. Make good use of analytics 1. The goal is to

    understand and improve the experience of the learners. 2. Analytics in online platforms allow you to understand more of students’ behaviour and progress. 3. Some useful data: time spent on each question, most difficult question, time of submission etc.
  10. Online Assessment Tools Which tools have you used thus far?

    Give your response at: wooclap.com/UTP2
  11. ONLINE ASSESSMENT: TOOLS KEY FOCUS • Portfolio • Reflective Journal

    • Real-Time Feedback Tools • Project-based Tools • Quiz • Test (Summative) Whatever tool you would like to choose, focus on those that can help you get as many “learning evidence” as possible – align to your intended learning outcomes

    impact of being “at home” 2. Learner’s autonomy 3. Accept the fact that “not all skills can be assessed virtually” (unless you’re willing to accept a trade-off) 4. Assessment moderation – especially for multiple groups of the same course