This is a learning object describing what a learning object actually is. This will take us through the definition of a learning object and break down each segment to help clarify the mystery of this wonderful online tool for teaching and learning.
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.
This learning object will be used in conjunction with the DNA collection methods learning object. This learning object will cover the errors that were present in the DNA collection methods learning object and how they could be corrected.
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.
Learners examine the do's and don'ts of blogging in a school setting. They compare the features of a student blog with those of a classroom community blog. This learning object is particularly designed for instructors.
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.
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.