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Question Types and Tools for Formative Assessments in ELearning

Question Types and Tools for Formative Assessments in ELearning | Free Education | Scoop.it
Formative assessments help in reinforcing learning. Let us see different question types, which can be selected based on the content and tool..Read more ›

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The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic

The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic | Free Education | Scoop.it

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students. The handy infographic takes a look at different types of assessments and their attributes and questions. Keep reading to learn more.


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Assesment, in various forms will play a key role in user acceptance of MOOCs, in general and in specific. Employer acceptance will be one key.

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Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, July 31, 2013 5:47 AM

A useful summary of how assessement is used in education to inform and demonstrate learning.

Shea Stehm's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:41 PM

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students.

Dee KC's curator insight, August 6, 2013 3:25 PM

following the DfE's assessing without levels guidance this looks like  god place to start when reviewing how you measure progress