6/14 Thursday

Technology as an Assessment Tool

What is mastery?  How does one demonstrate master?

When is an online assessment the better option?

  • check for understanding (e.g. quick quiz)
  • check for mastery
  • adaptive learning/testing
  • placement test

Online Assessment Tools

Authentic Assessment

  • What is it?
    • A form of assessment in which students are asked to perform real-world tasks that demonstrate meaningful application of essential knowledge and skills — Jon Mueller
    • Authentic Assessment Toolbox
  • How does it compare to “traditional assessment”?


What about student response systems?

Survey Tools


Additional Resources

The Flipped Classroom

What is the flipped classroom?


Using Technology to Support Your Professional Development

Personal Learning Networks/Communities of Practice


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