Peter Nonacs, professor of Game Theory believes that ‘much of evolution and natural selection can be summarized in three short words: “Life is games.” ‘ The object of any game he knows, is to win—whether it’s “getting the best grade on a midterm, or successfully inculcating critical thinking into your students.’ Find out the tips […]
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How to Read a Teaching Evaluation
Queens College has a useful site for faculty who are interested in better understanding the process and purpose of student teaching evaluations. While the site includes information that is specific to Queens College Faculty, the site also contains links to articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education on “How to Read a Student Evaluation”, which […]
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BCC Hybrid Course Site Review Evaluation Rubric
Bronx Community College has an intensive 6-month online course development program using Blackboard as the learning management system. Materials provided to the faculty participants have been developed collaboratively by Dr. Howard Wach, Dr. Charles Alston, and Dr. Laura Broughton, with feedback from Dr. Giulia Guarnieri, Prof. Moronke Oshin-Martin, and Mr. Albert Robinson. The BCC Hybrid Course […]
BCC Online Course Development Checklist
Bronx Community College has an intensive 6-month online course development program using Blackboard as the learning management system. Materials provided to the faculty participants have been developed collaboratively by Dr. Howard Wach, Dr. Charles Alston, and Dr. Laura Broughton, with feedback from Dr. Giulia Guarnieri, Prof. Moronke Oshin-Martin, and Mr. Albert Robinson. The BCC Online Course […]
Series of articles on online assessment
The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration is a peer-reviewed journal that primarily serves adminstrators and managers of online programs. Within this online journal, you can find a range of articles on assessment, covering everything from course to institutional.
Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Program Assessment Plan
The Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative’s Program Assessment Plan provides a rubric that guides individuals implementing online programs. The plan covers what to expect during the early stages of evaluation and what to look for as a program matures. A successful program should meet most of the requirements articulated in the mature phase of the […]
Online Course Assessment Rubrics from Michigan State University (and Quality Matters)
Michigan State University’s Online Course Assessment Rubrics list contains links to assessment plans and rubrics from colleges offering major online programs. In addition to links to other college’s plans, rubrics from highly respected sources, including the latest plan from QUALITY MATTERS, are found here.
Assessment model from NYCCT Business Department
Professor Lucas Bernard from New York City College of Technology took part in the CUNY Hybrid Initiative. Along with Professor Tim Reinig, he evaluated courses in the business department. The following is a summary of the findings: Status of The CUNY Hybrid Initiative Grant II
Evolve: evaluate, review, and revise your online course
Evolve: evaluate, review, and revise your online course From the School of Professional Studies Evaluate your course Once you have taught your course, you will be expected to review, evaluate, and ultimately to revise your course as the last step in your Course Development Process. For the purpose of assessing your course you should […]