Leveraging the Power of Online Learning to Facilitate Quality Degree Completion
Using Effective Assessment Protocols to Maximize Learner Experience (Fulfilling QM Standards 3.4 and 3.5)
Kwesi Tandoh, Instructional Designer, Ball State University
Kwesi Tandoh is an Instructional Designer at Ball State University. He received his Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from Ohio University in 2002. He is the author of "ICT Penetration and Functions of Government and Society in Fostering Regional Power
Hubs Critical for Sustaining African Development."
Dan Jones, Instructional Designer, Ball State University
Dan Jones has worked in education for over 20 years assisting individuals and groups to efficiently use technology to help them accomplish personal and professional goals. He has worked as a trainer for corporations, managed the design and implementation of technology training programs, and taught at the university level.
Angelia Yount, Instructional Designer, Ball State University
Angelia Yount is an instructional designer at Ball State University. Yount has trained in the corporate setting, K-12, and higher education. She was an administrator for online education at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, and was a department chair for the school of business online for ITT-Tech.
QM Standards 3.4 and 3.5 are not required to meet Standards in a QM review, but these Standards have a direct impact on authentic learning and student achievement through the correct implementation of assessments. This presentation will review the value and purpose of authentic assessments, the pros and cons of different forms of online assessment methods, and how assessments can be enhanced to impact student learning and achievement. Attendees will also be informed on how different forms of assessments can be implemented to minimize cheating and meet Standards 3.4 and 3.5.
Learning Objectives
Define the terms assessment and authentic assessment.
Differentiate between assessment and evaluation.
Identify the different forms of assessment.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer