Instructional Practices

Using Assessment to Guide Learning (Jolt013)

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)!

Includes a free resource folder with the following downloadable items:
➤ 10 Useful Formative Assessment Strategies

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
  • Featured Tools
  • Resource: 10 Useful Approaches for Formative Assessment
  • Wrap-up
  • Learning Reflection
  • About the Author: Christine Davis
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever