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Manage Assessment

Inform learners of the plan for assessment. Monitor student performance throughout the course and provide feedback about progress.

Management

Continuous Assessments

Rather than relying on a single measure of success such as a test, continuous assessment provides repeated opportunities for the learner to reflect on their progress.

Involve learners in self-assessments:

In addition, continuous assessment also requires the instructor to check learner understandings.

The learner frequently demonstrates and applies what they've learned through:

The instructor provides:

Feedback should be timely and informative. For instance, rather than simply assigning points, the instructor might indicate that the posting "provided excellent examples" or "lacked the required citations."

Feedback and Grades

Many course management systems provide a gradebook for posting comments and student grades.

Notes for instructors:

Consider methods for providing students with information about their performance.


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