Main Nav

Tuesday
Feb 15th, 2011
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lincoln East
Eastern Time
Session Type: Concurrent Session
Research shows students value checking grades and accessing practice quizzes more than any other function in a course management system, yet few instructors use these online "killer apps" to facilitate self-regulated learning. This presentation will show how one instructor used online assessment to become UMBC's most active undergraduate CMS course for fall and spring last year and also saw a 20% gain in student scores on his department's required common final exam. Finally, we will share results showing underperforming students used the CMS 47% less than students earning a C or higher in 1,461 spring 2010 courses.

Learning Objectives
* Understand how and why students want feedback and practice to gauge and apply their mastery of course concepts.
* Observe a demo of how one instructor leverages online assessment to create a highly interactive learning environment to facilitate self-regulated learning.
* Learn about UMBC's academic analytics initiative, showing how students use the CMS and how (if faculty use the grade book) students can compare their CMS activity with an anonymous summary of course peers who earned the same, higher, or lower grade for any assignment.

Speakers
Resources


Close
Close


Annual Conference
September 29–October 2
Register Now!

Events for all Levels and Interests

Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.

Close

Digital Badges
Member recognition effort
Earn yours >

Career Center


Leadership and Management Programs

EDUCAUSE Institute
Project Management

 

 

Jump Start Your Career Growth

Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.

 

Close
EDUCAUSE organizes its efforts around three IT Focus Areas

 

 

Join These Programs If Your Focus Is

Close

Get on the Higher Ed IT Map

Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.
 

 

Close

2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations


Learn More >

Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.