Category Archives: assessment

Course Rubrics: OCEP

Some of the rubrics I am examining are a bit of a time warp. The Online Course Evaluation Project (OCEP) from the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education, for instance, is from 2005. I think it is important to look … Continue reading

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Course Rubrics: Illinois’ Quality Online Course Initiative

I have not used this rubric to evaluate a course. I have read about this rubric, and no research into rubrics for course development would be complete without looking at this one. The Illinois Online Network and the Illinois Virtual … Continue reading

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Course Rubrics: Quality Matters

I have a lot of experience with this rubric as a teacher, instructional designer, and administrator. I have worked with the Quality Matters rubric in some form or another since the early 2000’s. I was certified as a reviewer through … Continue reading

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NWeLearn: Student Makers & Publishers

These are some random notes from a very exciting presentation on alternative assessments and student driven work. The notes are not a complete account but reflects my own interests and distractions: Student Makers & Publishers Amber Lemiere, Instructor of English … Continue reading

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Opening Up Assessment: Open tools and item banks

“One of the defining characteristics of Open Education has been the widespread sharing of course materials from OpenCourseWare to Open Textbooks to more generally open educational resources (OERs). Unfortunately many OERs are primarily content or course materials and do not … Continue reading

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Open Ed 13: Building an Online Course with Open Badges: a practical guide

My backpack (Photo credit: mathplourde) Wade Weichel presented on open badges. “You’re interested in incorporating badges into your course to engage and motivate students and to track achievement against learning milestones and outcomes. You?d also like to incorporate open badge … Continue reading

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Promoting Academic Integrity Online

It happens online and off! (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The instructional designers in the College of eLearning & Extended Education can assist you in developing a wide variety of assessment methods that can minimize cheating, promote academic integrity, and increase the … Continue reading

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Biology eAcademy: Using TurnItIn

The CSU has a license for TurnItIn http://turnitin.com This has become so much more than just plagiarism software. It allows instructors to do extensive mark-up and commenting on papers. It has a powerful rubric tool, it allows instructors to insert … Continue reading

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Rubrics for Discussion Posts

Hierarchy of Instructional Design (Photo: jrhode) I gave a presentation today on discussion forums. I know that LMSs are old-fashioned now in the post web 2.0 social media world, but my goal as an instructional designer is to at least … Continue reading

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Assessment and Accreditation of an OER Learner

Image via WikipediaSpeakers: Rory McGreal, Wayne MacintoshLearners accessing OER can acquire knowledge formally or informally. This project reports on assessment and accreditation policies worldwide. A major function of colleges and universities is to validate and credentialise learning by conferring qualifications … Continue reading

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