PhD Student, University of Victoria
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The University of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory and Homeland of the Métis, a traditional gathering place for diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/ Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit, and many others whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community.
Additionally, I wish to acknowledge the devastating discovery of 215 residential school children very close to where I was born as an uninvited settler in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory.
This presentation represents an early conceptualization of my dissertation project on assessment in online higher education. I welcome your thoughts and questions.
Use the chat to enter a word or three that represents ‘assessment in online higher education’. How would you finish the sentence that begins ‘Assessment is…’?
(National Research Council, 2001)
How do we come to know what learners know?
High-stakes decisions (all grading decisions, really) should have a minimum reliability (co-efficient alpha, formerly known as Cronbach’s alpha) of .08.
Recall from this morning’s keynote that most teacher-created assessments fall around 0.4…
You get what you measure. ~ Dr. Phil Laird