Provide Feedback and Formative Assessment
Updated Resources_August 2016:
Books & Articles
- Gikandi, J. W., Morrow, D., & Davis, N. E. (2011). Online formative assessment in higher education: A review of the literature. Computers & education, 57(4), 2333-2351.
- Provides a systematic qualitative review of the literature on formative assessment in higher education in online environments.
- Nicol, D. J., & Macfarlane-Dick, D. (2006). Formative assessment and self-regulated learning: A model and seven principles of good feedback practice. Studies in Higher Education, 31(2), 199-218. doi:10.1080/03075070600572090
- Outlines principles for integrating formative assessment, providing effective feedback and helping students regulate and take control of their own learning.
- Cheung, D.(2016), Optimizing student learning with online formative feedback, EDUCAUSE Review. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2016/4/optimizing-student-learning-with-online-formative-feedback
- Online formative feedback using Google Forms and Sheets combined with FormMule facilitated instant data collection and structured feedback for a course at the University of Colorado Law School to optimize learning outcomes.
- Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (2011), Selecting methods of assessment. http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/resources/methods.html
- Comprehensive list of assessment techniques to guide faculty in selecting assessment methods which meet the goals of lessons and courses.
Original Supporting Resources:
- Bransford, J., Brown, A., & Cocking, R. (1999). How people learn: Brain, mind experience and school. Retrieved from the National Academy of Sciences web site: http:// www.nap.edu/html/howpeople1
- Ally, M. (2008). Foundations of educational theory for online learning. In T. Anderson (Ed), The theory and practice of online learning (pp.15-44). Retrieved from http://www.aupress.ca/index.php/books/120146
- Swan, K. (2005). A constructivist model for thinking about learning online. In J. Bourne & J. C. Moore (Eds), Elements of Quality Online Education: Engaging Communities. Needham, MA: Sloan-C.
- Assessment Reform Group. (1999). Assessment for learning: Beyond the black box
- Savery, J. R., (2005) Be vocal; Characteristics of successful online instructors. Journal of interactive online learning, 4(2), http://wwwappscfc.lonestar.edu/grants/hybrid/trn_materials/Day%201/VOCAL_good_online_instructor.pdf