Pretest - Goals # 5, 6, & 7: Course Communication, Assessment And Evaluation, And Course Introduction

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This assessment will measure your prior knowledge on communication, assessments and evaluation practices, and course introduction elements within an online course. In the "Name" field, enter a pseudonym. After watching the videos, you will be asked to complete a posttest. Please use your pseudonym as your name for the posttest so responses from the pretest and the posttest can be accurately compared. Every attempt is made to maintain confidentiallity. Your responses will not be shared with anyone outside of the project team, client, and project sponsor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You already know that students can interact within eCourseware.  What other Internet tools can be used to promote student communication?
    • A. 

      Posting to a blog

    • B. 

      Taking a chapter quiz

    • C. 

      Twitter

    • D. 

      Wordpress

  • 2. 
    Read the scenarios below.  Which examples represent timely feedback from the instructor? 
    • A. 

      A student uploaded a video presentation for an assignment. It received peer feedback the same day, but the instructor did not comment the same day.

    • B. 

      Professor Smith posted quiz grades 24 hours after the assignment due date.

    • C. 

      Dr. Nelson returned feedback on the students written report six weeks after the due date.

    • D. 

      Dr. Holiday posts weekly announcements about project status in the news section of her the online course.

  • 3. 
    Below are examples of student assignments.  Which ones are forms of assessment?  Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Take a quiz consisting of multiple choice and computation questions on calculating the mean, median, and mode.

    • B. 

      Read the chapter on mean, median, and mode.

    • C. 

      Create a model depicting the structure of a human cell with structural elements labeled.

    • D. 

      Create a presentation chronicling the history of a mathematician

    • E. 

      Write a journal entry comparing and contrasting the neurons and neuroglial cells both in structure and function.

  • 4. 
    Which of the assessment strategies most appropriately aligns with the following learning objective? Learning objective: Given various images, the learner will classify the images by the correct art movement.
    • A. 

      Below are images of paintings from various art movements. Classify the paintings by their correct art movement.

    • B. 

      Below are figures of paintings from various art movements. List, in order of occurrence, four different art movements.

    • C. 

      Select your favorite art movement and create a piece of art representing the period you selected.

    • D. 

      Below are images of paintings from various art movements. Compare and contrast the differences in paintings based on the period influences.

  • 5. 
    What elements are to be included in the course introduction module?
    • A. 

      Course goals

    • B. 

      Course schedule

    • C. 

      Course syllabus

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    From the list below, select the elements which are to be included in the introductory email that is distributed to the students.
    • A. 

      Office of Extended Programs contact information

    • B. 

      How-to information for accessing the course

    • C. 

      Instructor contact information

    • D. 

      Link to MyMemphis portal

    • E. 

      Setup information for preparing web browser

    • F. 

      Technical support contact information

  • 7. 
    What course introduction elements informs students about what they will know by the end of the course?
    • A. 

      Course goals

    • B. 

      Course schedule

    • C. 

      Course syllabus

    • D. 

      Introductory email

  • 8. 
    What course introduction element describes the course, list course topics, indicates required textbook, and outlines grading plan?
    • A. 

      Course goals

    • B. 

      Course schedule

    • C. 

      Course syllabus

    • D. 

      Introductory email

  • 9. 
    What course introduction element is used to display important dates, deadlines, and events of the course?
    • A. 

      Course goals

    • B. 

      Course schedule

    • C. 

      Course syllabus

    • D. 

      Introductory email