Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning: Where Do I Stand?
By Terri Langan
In this interactive object, instructors use an extensive inventory to assess their beliefs and uses of assessment. The inventory is based on the work of educators supported by the American Association of Higher Education Assessment Forum in 1996.
The Signaling Principle
Multimedia Principles - Signaling. Explore how using voice and visual cues can help your learners focus, organize, and process your content.
By Leanne Healy, Chris Hofer, Gretchen Gall
Learners play a game to review concepts connected with student assessment. The categories on the game board are "General Assessment," "Science Assessment," "Math Assessment," and "Famous Scientists."
Reflections: Learning Together About Formative Assessment Tools
By Laurie Barz
Users examine ways for students to give feedback to their instructor about what they have learned and what part of the lesson is not clear.
Intercultural Communication: Gestures
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will recognize common gestures and identify the meanings associated with those gestures.
Processes of Science
By Dawn Matott
The purpose of this learning object is to introduce the learner to the different processes of science.
By Tracy Blahnik
In a drag-and-drop exercise, the learner considers various food items and determines if they improve brain functioning. This learning object is designed for instructional assistants.
Space Relations Assessment Examples
By Marie Hechimovich
Learners mentally manipulate two-dimensional diagrams to visualize the objects in their three-dimensional forms.
The Importance of Attire in Early Childhood Education
By Tracy Craker, Dawn Matott
Learners read about the types of clothing considered appropriate for a childcare setting. This activity is designed for students enrolled in an early childhood education program.
Teamwork in a School Setting
By Suzanne Koprowski
In this interactive object, learners identify the different roles generally assumed by teachers and instructional assistants as they form a partnership in the classroom.
Principle-Based Teaching Inventory
Instructors complete a simple, informal inventory that helps them to see how they use the Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education developed by Chickering and Gamson (supported by AAHE, ACE, Johnson and Lilly foundations) in 1987.
Questioning Clue: Are You an Effective Questioner?
In this interactive object, learners solve a school mystery by identifying the "suspects" in the hierarchy of questioning: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. This activity was designed for teachers and instructional assistants.
Mechanical Reasoning Assessment Examples
Learners solve two sample problems for a mechanical reasoning assessment.
Scoring the GED/HSED Essay
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review answers to commonly asked questions about the GED/HSED essay and view the official scoring guide.
Reading Across the Curriculum
By Leanne Healy
In this learning object designed for educators, users review strategies for teaching reading in all classrooms, not just in the reading or language arts classroom. Two pages contain audio.
Window and Desktop Elements
In this interactive object, learners identify the elements of the Windows platform in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Searching the Internet
In this interactive object, learners answer questions about doing research on the Internet.
Bloom's Taxonomy for Affective Learning and Teaching
This lesson focuses on the affective domain, which refers to attitudes of awareness, interest, attention, concern and responsibility. Users quiz themselves on their basic understanding of the content.
Bloom's Taxonomy for Psychomotor Learning and Teaching
Learners read about the six levels of the psychomotor domain taxonomy and quiz themselves on a basic understanding of the content.
Documenting Sources Using MLA Format
By David Wehmeyer
In this exercise, students read a list of sources used in a research report. They follow MLA guidelines to write parenthetical references and to compile a Works Cited page.
Design Principles Introduction
Explore the history behind today's eLearning best practices in this introduction to our design principles series.
Vocabulary Assessment Examples
Learners choose the meaning of a selected word in a sentence.
By Jonathan Iwanski
Users view effective and ineffective methods of assessing a task. Flight training is used as an example of an area that needs authentic assessment.
What Is a Wiki?
By Dean Lodes
Learners read about the strengths and weaknesses of this Web communication tool.
Phonics and Whole Language
By Leanne Healy, Dawn Matott
In this interactive object, learners examine terminology dealing with phonics and whole language and identify the different types of activities that would be seen in a phonics-based or whole language classroom. Part of this activity has audio.