This course provides an introduction to authentic assessments in online learning contexts. You will acquire knowledge of the competencies and skills needed in the contemporary workplace, focusing on assessment strategies that engage and motivate learners in the e-learning environment that promote both academic integrity and deep learning.
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of creating learner-centered digital assessment through 21st century examples via visual layouts, interactive forum discussions, and online practical exercises that help guide you as you build each skill. Upon completion of this course, you will have relevant knowledge and practical strategies to design learner-centered digital assessment focusing on academic integrity, engagement, authenticity, and deep learning in the e-learning environment. You may also leave the course with ideas for how to lead and implement change in your program or institution.
Unit 1: Learning-Centered Design for Authentic Assessment
In unit 1, learners will explore learning-centered design for authentic assessment through a critical overview of:
Unit 2: Fostering Academic Integrity in Authentic Assessment
In unit 2, learners will develop a critical overview of:
Unit 3: Authentic Assessment and Human Diversity
In unit 3, learners will understand:
Unit 4: Issues in Authentic Assessment Design
In unit 4, learners will demonstrate:
This course is designed primarily for online instructors in a postsecondary setting who seek to create more authentic and engaging assessments. It may also be useful for educational administrators and digital learning enthusiasts who are interested in building knowledge, competencies, and skills that can support teachers in moving towards alternative assessment strategies.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants are expected to be able to:
Upon completion, you will receive recognition for your participation through a verified, easily shareable Certificate.
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who complete the following:
A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who complete the following:
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