The learner reads about the kinds of questions that are most effective to use on student questionnaires evaluating instruction. Generic evaluations are less helpful than evaluations focused on the specific types of instruction and learning expected in a content area. Sample questions are provided.
The student sees a list of 30 of the most often misspelled words used in business. In one exercise, the student listens to each word and then keys in the spelling of that word. In the next exercise, the student matches synonyms.
In this learning activity you'll review how every protein molecule of an organism is synthesized by that organism in a prescribed process. This activity helps students understand the fundamental life process of making protein.
Many teachers underestimate the power of their expectations to motivate students and affect their outcomes. But research has consistently shown just how much influence those expectations actually do have – resulting in positive and/or negative outcomes for students. View this learning object to learn more about the expectancy theory of motivation, also commonly referred to as the Pygmalion effect.
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.
Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning: Where Do I Stand?
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 student reads definitions of four basic assimilation patterns in American society and creates a model for each by clicking and dragging building blocks. The student also writes a brief explanation of each new model.
Users of this learning object evaluate the early online experiences of four hypothetical students and record the lessons that can be learned about what to do and what not to do to create effective online learning environments.
Students read about the importance of the Apgar score in assessing the newborn after delivery. Each sign of the Apgar score is identified with illustrations to help the student recognize the proper rating.