Seminar Date: January 27, 2011 at 2:00pm
In the face of larger numbers of students in online courses and the challenge of designing effective assessments in an online environment, the need is greater than ever to implement scalable strategies that mitigate academic integrity issues. In this recorded session, presenters will review a variety of assessment techniques applicable to many disciplines.
Bobby H. Hoffman, Ph.D.
School of Teaching Learning & Leadership
University of Central Florida
Dr. Hoffman routinely teaches online classes of 100+ students. He teaches test item construction along with other educational assessment techniques.
Session Recordings and Supporting Materials
Full Adobe Connect recording [32 minutes; swf file]
(includes interactions between online participants as well as slides and synchronized audio; due to some audio issues, please maximize volume in Connect and then adjust computer’s volume as necessary)
Streamed Podcast Session:
- Presentation Slides [302kb; pdf file]
- The Top 5 Ways Students Use Technology to Cheat
- Strategies to Combat Online Cheating and Plagiarism
- 4 Approaches to Learning Taxonomies
- Using the Assessments Tool in Webcourses@UCF
- How to Create Effective Assessments
- Examples of Multiple Choice Items at the Levels of Blooms Taxonomy
- Classes of Distractors for Multiple Choice Questions
- Effective Assessment Examples
- 10 Examples of Question Improvements
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