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 Nancy Tosh

We tend to think of grades as a way to evaluate students. One thing this unit hit home with was that the process of assessing, evaluating, and grading all lend insight to the effectiveness of the...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Nancy Tosh

I learned that I am much more comfortable with criterion-referenced assessments. As a student, I hated it when a teacher graded on a curve and I am not a competitive person by nature. I was intrigued...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Nancy Tosh

I learned that assessments are process-oriented and evaluations are product-oriented. I think in the first you are evaluating the class and in the second you are evaluating the student. I think that...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Nancy Tosh

I learned about several assessment tools I have not used. I would love to see an example of a WebQuest and I plan to look one up online. I'm curious as to whether anyone has use this assessment tool...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Michael Richards

As I just started my first class I already see the importance of diagnostic evaluation. I will do some assessing in tommorows class  

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Ninive Martin Del Campo

Providing a rubric is essential and needed not only as a guide for grading but it provides the students with the guidelines needed for a student to growth.

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Ninive Martin Del Campo

I have learned that as an intructor we must provide feedback to students not just marking right or wrong with no feedback, it is imperative that feedback be a consistent part of any assessment. ...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Ninive Martin Del Campo

I learned a lot in this course especially Diagnostic assessment is when its used to clarify the students' prior knowledge.  Which is a tool I will use to better help/guide my students and also...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Ninive Martin Del Campo

The use of appropriate tools should be well thought out and reviewed at course end by students and instructor as to their effectivness.  Using different tool will help student to better...

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Karon Heard

Rubios allow students to use the rubric to answer their course work. They know what's required for their homework because they can read what they need to include in order to receive credit for...