Series: Virtual Learning Design Series

Fast, Fun, and (in)Formative Assessments (I9003)


Description
How will you know if your learners are on track and learning in your virtual lessons? More importantly, how will they know? Formative assessment is the key to checking for understanding and providing opportunities for personalized feedback. Learn strategies for using formative assessment in online learning and discover ways to use digital tools to check for understanding in your lessons.

Includes a Free Downloadable Resource:
➤ Bloom's Verbs Reference Chart

Course Author: Dr. Deanna E. Mayers

Content
  • Welcome!
  • What are Formative Assessments?
  • Learning Targets and Formative Assessments
  • The “Evaluate” Stage of a Lesson: Why Formative Assessments are Important
  • Setting the Standard for Online Learning
  • Formative vs. Summative Assessment
  • Compare Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Compare and Contrast with Summative
  • Section 1 Summary
  • Designing a Formative Assessment
  • Feed-up, Feedback, Feed-forward
  • Examples of Formative Assessments
  • Good Questions are Key!
  • Section 2 Summary
  • Section 3: Digital tools for Formative Assessment
  • Introduction to Digital Tools for Learning
  • Formative Assessment Strategies
  • Seven Strategies for Using Formative Assessments in Online Learning
  • Digital Tools to Show Thinking
  • Digital Tools to Check for Understanding
  • Digital Tools with Game-like Features
  • Digital Tools for Exit Tickets
  • Section 3 Summary
  • Wrap-Up
  • Take Action: Design your own Formative Assessment
  • Extensions
  • Share Your Feedback
  • Citations [Optional]
  • About the Author: Dr. Deanna E. Mayers [Optional]
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Welcome!, Learning Targets and Formative Assessments, The “Evaluate” Stage of a Lesson: Why Formative Assessments are Important, Setting the Standard for Online Learning, Formative vs. Summative Assessment, Compare Formative and Summative Assessments, Compare and Contrast with Summative, Section 1 Summary, Feed-up, Feedback, Feed-forward, Examples of Formative Assessments, Good Questions are Key!, Section 2 Summary, Introduction to Digital Tools for Learning, Formative Assessment Strategies, Seven Strategies for Using Formative Assessments in Online Learning, Digital Tools to Show Thinking, Digital Tools to Check for Understanding, Digital Tools with Game-like Features, Digital Tools for Exit Tickets, Section 3 Summary, Take Action: Design your own Formative Assessment , Extensions, Share Your Feedback"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever