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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Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

I have learned that the authentic assessment would be the most important for me to integrate into my classes.  Authentic assessment can demonstrate the appropriate skills and knowledge needed in...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

I have learned that essay type questions assist in demonstrating the students broader knowledge.  It will show if the student fully understands the content and is able to apply it appropriately....

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

I do like the concept of finding out what a student knows before actually going in to teach it.  I do like the muddiest point and the 1-2-3 method also.  It not only assists us as...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

I have learned that the tools used to assess the students needs to be reviewed to make sure it helps to reach the goals intended.  Student feedback is important to assess the effectiveness of...

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Patrick Pfeifer

This module was ripe with new information.  The value-added assessment was intriguing and I can see how it would be useful to a large variety of students.  

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Patrick Pfeifer

I learned a variety of things in this section.  First, objective assesments have a right or wrong answer where subjective assesments are more like essays that answer an open ended...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Patrick Pfeifer

Overall, I learned that assessment and evaluation both can be very valuable and, actually, serve different functions.  I also learned about the different styles of assessment.

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Patrick Pfeifer

This unit reinforced the idea that instructors must take several points into consideration before selecting a tool.  Student feedback is important, but so is the usefulness of the tool...

Purposes and Roles of Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by David Bosworth

Hello, Here I go for the 2nd attempt. David  

Effective Online Assessment | Origin: EL142 | New comment by Justin Gibson

Technology comes into consideration after, not before, creating learning assessments. The goals and learning objectives do not change with a different medium -or at least they shouldn't-...