Building Core Abilities During Student Learning Through Formative and Summative Assessment
This learning object gives instructors an opportunity to review the definitions of formative and summative assessment and list examples of the evaluations they use. In a drag and drop exercise, they classify a variety of assessment tools as either formative or summative.
In this interactive object, learners select the correct description of a child in the five stages of development in the following categories: pattern of growth, vital signs, organ development, vision and hearing, and developmental stage.
In this learning object, learners will follow the illness of an 83-year-old woman, noting changes in her condition and ordering the appropriate medical imaging studies needed to inform her physicians about both her progress and her treatment options.
Employability Essentials -- Think Critically and Creatively
Being a critical and creative thinker is essential in today’s workplace. It’s also crucial to your career success, regardless of your field or your position. Employers are looking for employees who can creatively problem solve to find answers that are best for both employees and the company.
Learners study the effect that pressure has on boiling temperatures. Once a liquid has reached a full boil, additional heat does not raise the liquid’s temperature; however, pressure can vary the boiling point of a liquid. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners gain a basic understanding of how observed weather and forecast weather data are used to complete a pre-flight weather briefing at the private pilot level. Although this learning object covers many different sources of weather information, it does not cover all of them. This activity has audio content.