Friday, May 23, 2014

Rethinking Assessment, Supporting Diversity ~ Educating Modern Learners

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by Vanessa Gennarelli


"This piece will look at assessment and gender, specifically in terms of assignment types, interfaces, and priming. We’ll critique a few examples of current assessment practices and trends in online learning. From there, we’ll recommend a path to the future of assessment that is diverse, inclusive, and recognizes multiple paths to the “answer.” Because that is the goal of innovation in this space. Not making assessment more manageable. Or necessarily easier. The goal is to nurture a creative society of engaged citizens who think uniquely and engage collaboratively.


"If we hold on to competition and multiple choice, we surrender our chances at that goal."

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