Online and blended learning require the reconstruction of instructor and learner roles, relations, and practices. Assessment becomes an important issue in a non-traditional learning environment. Assessment literacy, understanding assessment and assessment strategies, is critical for both faculty and students for effective teaching and learning in online and blended environments. Instructors need to identify effective assessment strategies and methods appropriate to online or blended learning and understand the potential of technology tools for monitoring student learning and improve their teaching effectiveness. How students are assessed shows them what is important and how they should approach learning engaging them in self-regulatory cognitions and activities. This book will assist readers in the theory and practice of assessment in online and blended learning environments. Providing both a research and a practice perspective can help instructors make the connection between pedagogy and technology tools to maximize their teaching and student learning. The book targets those who teach or plan to teach online or blended learning courses, instructional designers and students in understanding and implementing assessment, particularly assessment for learning. Questions as such addressed in this book on assessment in online and blended learning environments are: • What assessment strategies can be used in online or blended learning? How can instructors design effective formative assessment strategies? • What methods or technology tools can be used for assessment in online or blended learning? • How does peer-assessment work in online or blended learning environ
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|Size: ||4.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||Information Age Publishing|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781681230467 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|