EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

9 Ways To Assess Student Learning Online

| May 30, 2021

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There are a number of practices you can use to evaluate students mindfully. The best method will vary based on learning needs and objectives. For example, an online quiz will be your perfect match if your goal is to measure knowledge gains quickly. But if you want to test your students’ interview skills, you’re better off using a dialogue simulation.

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