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[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Target objectives for Unit 3:'''
 
[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Target objectives for Unit 3:'''
  
Upon completion of this unit, participants will:
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''Upon completion of this unit, participants will:''
  
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1. Understand assessment of online discussion activities.
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2. Conduct peer reviews of assessment tools.
  
 
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[[Image:pin.gif]] Activities:'''
  
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1.  Create your own rubric to grade your student's discussion activities. Here are several resources on student assessment to get you started:
  
[[Unit 3 Lecture]]
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:Bedard-Voorhees, A. (2005). Increasing Engagement for Online and Face-to-Face Learners Through Online Discussion Practices. The Cross Papers Number 8. Phoenix: League for Innovation in the Community College. [http://www.cos.edu/view_page.asp?nodeid=3885&parentid=3872&moduleid=1].
  
Using rubrics to assess discussions.  
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:Edelstein & Edwards. (2002). If You Build It, They Will Come: Building Learning Communities Through Threaded Discussions. ''Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration'', Volume V, Number I, Spring 2002, State University of West Georgia, Distance Education Center. [http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/spring51/edelstein51.html].
  
How Interactive are YOUR Distance Courses? A Rubric for Assessing Interaction in Distance Learning  
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:Roblyer, M. D. and Ekhaml, L. ''How Interactive are YOUR Distance Courses? A Rubric for Assessing Interaction in Distance Learning''. State University of West Georgia. [http://www.westga.edu/~distance/roblyer32.html]  
[http://www.westga.edu/~distance/roblyer32.html]
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Roblyer, M. D. and Ekhaml, L. State University of West Georgia.  
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2. Post your completed rubric to the Angel Drop Box for peer review discussion activity. We will be discussing the project outcomes in the Discussion Forum for this Unit.
  
 
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[Unit 3 E-Lecture]] Assessment and Evaluation'''
  
[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Activities:'''''
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These activities cover a two-week span. You should begin these assignments now.'''  
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[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Reflection Activity:'''
  
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1. What are the most important considerations for assessment of student discussions?  How will you evaluate your own students?  Do you think sharing a rubric with your class serves to improve the quality of student posts? Post your reflection journal to the Angel course page. 
  
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[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Please take a few minutes to provide me with your feedback, comments, and suggestions for this professional development workshop. I can be reached at: [mailto:amcs20078@gmail.com Anne Canale Stalnecker].'''
  
 
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[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Reflection:'''
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[Facilitating Effective Online Discourse]] Home Page
  
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[Unit 1: The Learning Community and Online Discussions]]
  
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[Unit 2: Constructing Online Discussion Activities]]
  
Post your reflection journal to the Angel course page.
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[Unit 3: Assessment and Evaluation]]
  
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[[Image:arr.GIF]] [[References and Resources]]
[[Image:pin.gif]]'''Click here to submit your feedback on this workshop. (interactive survey)
 
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[[Image:arrow.gif]] [[Unit 1: The Learning Community and Online Discussions]]
 
 
 
[[Image:arrow.gif]] [[Unit 2: Constructing Online Discussion Activities]]
 
 
 
'''[[Image:arrow.gif]] [[Facilitating Effective Online Discourse]]''' Home Page
 
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Latest revision as of 21:47, 14 May 2008

Pin.gifTarget objectives for Unit 3:

Upon completion of this unit, participants will:

1. Understand assessment of online discussion activities.

2. Conduct peer reviews of assessment tools.


Pin.gif Activities:

1. Create your own rubric to grade your student's discussion activities. Here are several resources on student assessment to get you started:

Bedard-Voorhees, A. (2005). Increasing Engagement for Online and Face-to-Face Learners Through Online Discussion Practices. The Cross Papers Number 8. Phoenix: League for Innovation in the Community College. [1].
Edelstein & Edwards. (2002). If You Build It, They Will Come: Building Learning Communities Through Threaded Discussions. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Volume V, Number I, Spring 2002, State University of West Georgia, Distance Education Center. [2].
Roblyer, M. D. and Ekhaml, L. How Interactive are YOUR Distance Courses? A Rubric for Assessing Interaction in Distance Learning. State University of West Georgia. [3]


2. Post your completed rubric to the Angel Drop Box for peer review discussion activity. We will be discussing the project outcomes in the Discussion Forum for this Unit.


Arr.GIF Unit 3 E-Lecture Assessment and Evaluation

Electure.jpg


Pin.gifReflection Activity:

1. What are the most important considerations for assessment of student discussions? How will you evaluate your own students? Do you think sharing a rubric with your class serves to improve the quality of student posts? Post your reflection journal to the Angel course page.


Pin.gifPlease take a few minutes to provide me with your feedback, comments, and suggestions for this professional development workshop. I can be reached at: Anne Canale Stalnecker.


Arr.GIF Facilitating Effective Online Discourse Home Page

Arr.GIF Unit 1: The Learning Community and Online Discussions

Arr.GIF Unit 2: Constructing Online Discussion Activities

Arr.GIF Unit 3: Assessment and Evaluation

Arr.GIF References and Resources