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Course Developer Resources
Support and resources for blended or online faculty in D2L.
Create a Jeopardy-style Q&A board with this simple, beginner friendly web tool. Use Flip Quiz to get students to interact during lectures, as a concept or course review, or share the link with students so they can review on their own time.
Assessments that are administered before teaching a topic or skill to determine students’ abilities or prior knowledge. Use of formative assessment allows teachers to target lessons to the areas in which students need to improve, and focus less on areas in which they have already demonstrated mastery. It is typically used in classrooms prior to end-of-course assessments.
"Formative Assessment." The Greenwood Dictionary of Education. Ed. John W. Collins, III and Nancy Patricia O'Brien. 2nd ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2011. 188. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2015.
(To log into the database, use 0000-PID#; your pin/password is your birthdate MMDD) - Formative assessment engages students and teachers in a dialogue whereby teachers learn what students need to know and students' prior knowledge is valued. A great overview of FA and on the value of using it.