John Raffaeli

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Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by John Raffaeli

Value-added assessments can provide both the teacher and the student with abundant insight into the point of origin and final destinations of a course and help to reconcile and course correct for any...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by John Raffaeli

Objective and subjective assessments can be used in concert to test students' abilities relative to Bloom's hierarchy. This is critical for the introductory process but even more so when students are...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by John Raffaeli

There are many ways to measure competency, each of which is empowered through the establishment of a baseline.  This baseline allows professors to better prepare the course material and...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by John Raffaeli

Choosing the most relevant and appropriate learning method is critical for student success. The variables that enter into this decision include the learning format, the type of knowledge being...

Course Revision and Improvement | Origin: EL103 | New comment by John Raffaeli

Revision and improvement are functions of a variety of types and sources of data.  Using the quantitative data to inform the qualitative data can lead to a rich understanding of both what...

Assessment Plan | Origin: EL103 | New comment by John Raffaeli

The assessment comes in many forms, each of which can provide the student with a specific value.  Using an assessment as a learning tool (formative, self, and peer) provides students with a...

Instructional Delivery | Origin: EL103 | New comment by John Raffaeli

Different types of engagement and delivery can be used in different ways to reinforce learning objectives, support student success, and architect a foundation for learning continuity.  

Authoring | Origin: EL103 | New comment by John Raffaeli

The design and flow of a course, particularly online, can dictate student and teacher success.  The correct volume, sequence, and approach to learning material are critical when engaging...

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by John Raffaeli

It is critical to harness the unique behavioral qualities and advantages that each student brings to a course in support of collective learning outcomes.  This suggests that different students...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by John Raffaeli

I believe that students should receive both synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences in an online course.  The asynchronous piece should be the dominant form of instruction, however, in...