Online Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation: Emerging Practices, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591407494
  • ISBN-13: 9781591407492
  • DDC: 371.334
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Online Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation: Emerging Practices provides a view of the possibilities and challenges facing online educators and evaluators in the 21st Century. As technology evolves and online measurement and assessment follow, Online Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation uses established evaluation principles to employ new tools in evaluation systems that support stakeholders, clarify values and definitions of the evaluation methods, encourage thought about important questions, and refresh the readers' memories of contexts and backgrounds. This book also adheres to evaluation standards of feasibility, propriety, utility, and accuracy in order to help participants realize that technical issues and methods are only worthwhile when they are in the service of helping people make thoughtful choices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Online Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation: Emerging Practices Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Measurement and Assessment in Evaluation.
2: Measurement and Assessment Supporting Evaluation in Online Settings.
3: Web Surveys.
4: The Context and Culture of the Web as a Research Environment.
5: Computer-Adaptive Online Exit Surveys: Conceptual and Methodological Issues.
6: Quality Standards for E-Learning: The Demand-Driven Learning Model.
7: Online Course-Ratings and the Personnel Evaluation Standards.
8: Case Study: Developing a University-Wide Distance Education Evaluation Program at the University of Florida.
9: Online Program Assessment: A Case Study of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Experience.
10: Student Feedback.
11: Cybercoaching: An Emerging Model of Personalized Online Assessment.
12: Testing the Validity of Post and Vote Web-Based Peer Assessment.
13: Online Assessment in a Teacher Education Program.
14: Tests.
15: Variations in Adaptive Testing and Their Online Leverage Points.
16: Using Messick's Framework to Validate Assessment Tasks in Online Environments: A Course in Writing Effectively for UNHCR.
17: Online Assessment and Instruction Using Learning Maps: A Glimpse into the Future.
18: Authentic Assessment Online: A Practical and Theoretical Challenge in Higher Education.
19: Performance Testing: Validity Issues and Design Considerations for Online Testing.
20: Assessment and College Progress: Capacity Building Through Formative and Summative Program Evaluation.
21: Evaluating Content-Management Systems for Online Learning Programs.
22: Combinations.
23: Learning by Doing: Four Years of Online Assessment in Engineering Education Research.
24: The Role of Assessment and Evaluation in Context: Pedagogical Alignment, Constraints, and Affordances in Online Courses.
About the Authors.