Using Assessment to Guide Learning (I2039)

Now more than ever, we will rely on assessments (both formal and informal) to determine what our students need most. In this micro-course, refresh your understanding of the three types of assessment and consider when to use each type to help us guide the learning process. Join this course to collect ready-to-use assessment strategies (even for your virtual classroom)!

Course Author: Christine Davis

  • Welcome!
  • Types of Assessment
  • Today's Assessment, Tomorrow's Learning
  • Purpose of Assessment
  • When Do You Assess?
  • Types of Assessment
  • Self-Check: Types of Assessment
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Assessment OF, FOR, AS Learning
  • 7 Strategies of Assessment FOR Learning
  • Assessment Training Institute: Jan Chappuis Interview
  • Ways to Do Formative Assessments in Your Virtual Classroom
  • What is the difference?
  • Add to Your Assessment Toolbox
  • Formative Assessment Resources
  • 8 Featured Tools
  • 25 Strategies for Checking Understanding
  • 10 Useful Approaches for Formative Assessment
  • Wrap-up
  • Learning Reflection
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever