Electronic Management of Assessment

The Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) project is a Jisc-funded project which is working with partners (the Heads of e-Learning Forum (HeLF) and the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA))  to support institutions with the electronic management of assessment.  Source: ema.jiscinvolve.org See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab

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Formative Assessment: The Secret Sauce of Blended Success

Although most people probably associate the term “assessment” with quizzes and exams, in reality these high-stakes activities represent a small subset of assessment opportunities. Educationally, assessments can be broken into two larger categories: summative and formative. Most of our experience with assessment usually comes in the form of summative assessment. We have our students take […]

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What Is Competency-Based Learning?

Competency-based learning is an approach to education that focuses on the student’s demonstration of desired learning outcomes as central to the learning process. It is concerned chiefly with a student’s progression through curriculum at their own pace, depth, etc. As competencies are proven, stu…

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The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency This year’s “The Learning Curve” report from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems (which we’ll talk about in a different post). What I find even more interesting is the focus on what skills […]

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From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements | EDUCAUSE.edu

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab In the From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements panel session at EDUCAUSE 2013, various presenters explored challenging innovations related to prior learning assessments, badge frameworks, and verification of competencies as options for extending low-cost, quality educational opportunities for increasingly diverse student and instructor populations. See on […]

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7 Assessment Challenges of Moving Your Course Online (Plus Solutions) | Faculty Focus

Not all online courses are created from scratch. Many—if not most—are online versions of courses that have previously been taught face-to-face. In these cases, where an instructor or instructional designer is adapting an existing face-to-face course for online delivery, assessments already exist. But to be effective in an online environment, the assessments that worked perfectly […]

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Skills and Metaskills

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency “Metaskills are abstract skills which have to do with other skills. For example, an autodidact is a person who has the metaskill of being able to self-teach him or herself new skills without an outside teacher. A teacher is a person who has the metatalent to teach skills to others; here […]

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