About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (01/11/2014 - 03/07/2014)
Seats Available: 16 Seats
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This course focuses on the use of formative and summative assessment in the online environment. The concepts of validity, reliability and fairness will be briefly reviewed. Course content will focus on the following topics, specifically related to their use in the online environment: best practices for designing, developing and utilizing performance-based assessments and selected response items/tests; development and use of scoring criteria and gradebooks; and use of self, peer, and instructor provided feedback. this coure addresses advanced assessment options available in an LMS as well as prevention of plagiarism in the online environment using packages such as TurnItIn and SafeAssign. Basic knowledge of assessment related concepts is assumed.
Mary A. Hansen, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Nicholson Center 428