1. How’d Your Class Go? Using Blogs, Wikis, and other Web 2.0 Tools for Assessment Sonja V. Heeter, Ph.D. Clarion University RECAP May 15, 2008
5. Is it necessary? Avoid assessing for assessment’s sake! Avoid over-burdening students and yourself with unnecessary assessments.
15. Samples Let’s look at a few practical examples that stem from low level technologies. Later we’ll look at how to apply these in a digital environment and note some advantages.
16. 3-2-1 3 things you learned. 2 things you are still wondering. 1 wish for next class. This is one of my favorite strategies. You can make each prompt as specific or as general as your purpose demands. Essentially you are checking for comprehension and asking for student input about how the class might be improved.
30. BlogEasy http://www.blogeasy.com/ Free Web Hosting and Free Blog BlogEasy offers free blog hosting, which is a free web page publishing and syndication service that allows users to quickly share information, such as news, reviews, blogs, journals, weblogs, diaries, and photos.
34. Bb Blog Reprinted with permission from S.v. Heeter’s 2008 Spring-ED 617.W1 course site Here’s an example of an assessment I conducted this spring in an attempt to gauge the class’s reaction to what I thought was a radical position. So I was testing an assumption with this prompt as well as using a reading response assessment.
35. Bb Blog Response Reprinted with permission from S.v. Heeter’s 2008 Spring-ED 617.W1 course site
38. History Reprinted with permission from S.v. Heeter’s 2008 Spring-ED 617.W1 course site This is an example of a single contributor to a posting. If this was a group task you would be able to see the contributions made by each student in the group. There is a time and date stamp on the posting as well as the edits. Clicking on the View Diff button shows the condition of the page once the user clicked on save. Each time the save button is used a new version of the page is saved.
50. View Survey results Reprinted with permission from S.v. Heeter’s 2008 Spring-ED 617.W1 course site To view the survey results, go to the Gradebook and click on the item’s name in the gradebook view. This example shows the FewMin item. Click on Assessment Attempt Details.