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Large Course Assignment and Assessment Ideas

Overview Large courses are those with a high student enrollment; these courses can present some unique challenges, particularly when it comes to grading student assignments...

Turnitin

Turnitin is software accessed through Moodle that compares submitted written work with other sources (determined by the instructor) to look for similarities. Turnitin can also...

Peer Review With Digital Tools

Interactions are a key component of student learning in online and face-to-face settings including student-instructor interactions, student-content interactions, and student-student interactions. Peer review is one...

Google Assignments

With Google Assignments, you can collect assignments and give feedback by integrating Google Drive and Moodle. What does this mean? You can harness Google’s rich...

Step-by-Step Online Course Creation Guide

This guide covers basic steps for creating an online course at NC State. The resources will help you incorporate some best practices and instructional design...

Exam Best Practices

Unmonitored Assessments If possible, use alternative authentic assessments to assess your students in an unmonitored setting rather than using an exam. If your exams are...

Assessment

Formative and summative assessments are the backbone of a course and can help determine the learner’s success. This section focuses on the types of formal...

Real-time Assessments and Check-ins

Great teachers understand that learning is a conversation, not a monologue.  – Sir Ken Robinson Simple and quick, real-time assessments and check-ins are excellent tools...

Active Learning

Active learning is an approach that engages students in the learning process, and is often thought of as an alternative to conventional lectures. Commonly accepted...

Types of Assessment

How do I give an exam online? Will students be more likely to cheat? What makes for an effective assessment in the online learning environment?...