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Rhondda Powling

Half an Hour: New Forms of Assessment: measuring what you contribute rather than what y... - 4 views

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    "This list of three types of assessment is intended only to stimulate thought....These three things - helping others, being cooperative, contributing to the public good - are obviously not easy to assess. To be sure, it's far easier to ask students simple questions and grade the number of correct responses. But asking students simple questions, far from measuring putative 'content knowledge', is really an exercise in counting without any real interest in what is being counted."
Rhondda Powling

Ten Surprising Truths about Video Games and Learning | MindShift - 9 views

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    An extended interview with James Gee. The video is from the PBS Documentary Digital Media - New Learners Of The 21st Century.
Tony Searl

#PLENK2010 Assessment in distributed networks « Jenny Connected - 2 views

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    So how to assess large numbers. Traditionally this been done through tests and exams which can be easily marked by assessors. Whilst these make the assessment process manageable for the tutors, they offer little more than a mark or grade to the students - since very often there is no feedback-feedforward loop associated with the grade. Also tests and exams are not the best assessment strategy for all situations and purposes.
Tony Searl

http://www.forumforeducation.org/ - 4 views

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    "In conjuction with our partners in the Rethink Learning Now campaign, we have produced an ESEA Toolkit for you to use in making your voice heard around ESEA reauthorization."
Kerry J

On national standardised testing on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - 7 views

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    A student's view on national standardised tests
Nigel Robertson

Innovative Assessment - 0 views

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    Innovative Assessment. Article by Graham Mohl.
Nigel Robertson

Perspectives in Assessment - 0 views

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    Abstract How we go about assessing HE students has such a significant impact on student learning that we need to rethink our whole curriculum design process to foreground assessment.
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