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Evaluating Your Assessments: Are You Testing the Right Thing?
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eLearning Foundations Online Conference 2019 - December 12, 2019
Chief Learning Architect
Learning in an eLearning module is generally assessed through multiple-choice questions, rather than measuring demonstrations of target behaviors. When you design eLearning, you build in knowledge checks. All too often, these quizzes are reading comprehension tests rather than authentic assessments of skills. You need to test the target objectives to ensure you meet the goal of the program.
In this session, you will look at aligning assessments with intended outcomes and designing activities that measure skill gains. You will learn about scenario-based activities that allow users to practice the decision-making skills they will need. You’ll also learn about self-check assessments and rubrics that learners and reviewers can objectively evaluate that help designers demonstrate ROI, and help learners better master the subject at hand.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to align assessments to outcomes
- How to build authentic assessments
- How to build a rubric
- How to create online scenario-based assessment activities
- Why multiple-choice questions don’t effectively assess skills
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