Online learning is continuing to be refined and is expanding so it is important for online learning professionals to be informed of and current with the latest developments in the delivery and assessment of online learning. This group is for online learning professionals who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.


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Building and Testing the Rubric | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

There are resources to help us develop our rubics.   

Issues When Using Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

Rubics are very beneficial, but they are time consuming to create and they cannot have too much on them as it will get confusing for the studens.   

Purposes and Roles of Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

Rubic are an important tool for both students and instructors. It gives a detailed overview of how everything is graded on an objective level.   

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

I learned the importance of the rubic for the students to learn and understand how they are graded.  

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

Validity is crucial and ensures a test measures what it is intended to measure.  

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

I learned about summative assesment, which is a term that I am not famlier with. Summative assesment is an assesment that is conducted at a particular point in time.   

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Shannon Benedict

This module taught me about the importance of electronic tools to help teach and assess students in their program.  

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Dr. Robert Touro

The importance of providing rubrics prior to assignment submission, provides students with an outline of how their submission will be assessed and also what is required to achieve success.

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Dr. Robert Touro

In providing assessment, both objective and subjective feedback should be considered and provided in assessing a students understanding and knowledge outcomes.

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Dr. Robert Touro

A good primer on formative and summative assessment criteria and the differences between both.