Lesson 1 – Introduction to Assessments and Assignments
This introduction explains how principles used by test-development professonals can be applied by teachers to create more effective and engaging assessments and assignments for their online courses.Lesson 1 Quiz
Lesson 2 – Goal Setting
In this lesson, we cover how to set goals for your course, as well as assessments and assignments within a course, to help you determine what your students are learning.Lesson 2 Quiz
Lesson 3 – Assessment Planning
In this lesson, we go through the assessment/assignment planning process. Planning ahead will help you achieve your course goals by ensuring that the assessments and assignments within your course are measuring the right things.Lesson 3 Quiz
Lesson 4 – Creating Linear Test Items
Linear test items include question styles such as multiple-choice, which are widely used in educational testing. While some educators feel such test formats only support assessment of knowledge recall, linear test items can be used to measure complex skills and abilities. In this lesson, you will learn how to write test questions like a professional as well as how linear test items can be used to evaluate complex knowledge and skill.Lesson 4 Quiz
Lesson 5 – Rubric-Scored Assignments
In this lesson, you will learn how to create performance-based assessments and assignments that allow you to evaluate student knowledge and skill of any complexity using effectively designed rubrics to score the results of student work.
Lesson 6 – Assessment Analysis
In this final lesson, you will learn about how professional test developers analyze how well their tests are working and how teachers can apply those techniques to create more effective assessments and assignments for online or classroom-based courses.