Thursday, May 26, 2016

Peer Review and Summer Online Professional Development Courses from UW-Stout

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Summer Online Courses with Openings
Peer Assessment and Review
Tech Tip: Latest Tricks for Windows 10 and OS X El Capitan

Featured Courses 
     EDUC 646 Using Games for Learning and Assessment
     EDUC 762 Assessment in E-learning
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Peer Feedback

Peer assessment and review provide powerful learning experiences and growth opportunities.

Peer Review of Student Assignments 

Peer Assessment
Cornell University provides a detailed guide that explains the why and how of peer assessment for student assignments.

Strategies for Peer and Self-Assessment for Easier Feedback

Adam Schoenbart provides a variety of strategies for getting students more involved in the feedback process.

Peer Assessment and ReviewRos Smith provides a powerful rationale for using peer assessment, as well as links to research involving peer review and evaluation, and helpful tools.

Peer Feedback in the Workplace

How to Get the Feedback You Need
Carolyn O'Hara discusses how to ask the right questions to promote the kinds of feedback needed to learn and grow.

What criteria can be used to judge the performance of people at work? 
Michael Cardus, a team building expert, shares the research of Elliott Jaques and Stephen Clement on what criteria to use when evaluating work.

6 Tips for Giving Feedback in the Workplace
Amanda Augustine provides 6 helpful tips for providing constructive feedback. 

Featured Courses

EDUC 646 Using Games for Learning and Assessment
Dr. Susan Manning
July 5 - July 29, 2016
1 graduate credit
How can games be used to support learning? What is the difference between game-based learning and gamification (for classroom management and motivation)? This course provides the fundamentals in an engaging self-paced environment that features strategies like badges and quests.
Our students say…
“I can see this kind of a course working for all age groups, especially 'baby boomers' like myself who thought online games were a waste of time. Boy, did I get a refreshingly enlightening wake-up call by taking this course! Just Play, you'll enjoy it!"
~ Rick Gauger, Knapp, Wisconsin 
EDUC 762 Assessment in E-learning
Dr. Datta Kaur Khalsa
June 27 - August 19, 2016
3 graduate credits
Improve efficiency and teaching effectiveness with hands-on practice using online assessment tools. Practice strategies to detect, document, and minimize plagiarism in the online classroom. Develop rubrics for evaluating achievement of learning objectives. Apply current research and technology tools such as concept maps, blogs, wikis, online surveys and e-portfolios to create authentic assessments.
Our students say…
"I found this class to be immensely gratifying, and I can honestly say that my mind is full with new ideas, new concepts and new ways to assess students that I either shrugged off as ‘it will never work’ or simply didn't think to consider.”
 ~ Kristina Vines, Technical College Instructor/Program Chairperson Surgical Technology
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Summer Online Courses:

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EDUC 651 Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom
Instructor: Maggie Rouman
06/20/2016 - 07/29/2016

EDUC 656 Bullying in Schools
Instructor Shannon Mersand
06/20/2016 - 07/29/2016

EDUC 760 E-learning for Educators
Instructor: Maggie Rouman
June 27 - August 19, 2016

EDUC 762 Assessment in E-Learning
Instructor: Dr. Datta Kaur Khalsa
June 27 - August 19, 2016

EDUC 761 Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning
Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann
June 27 - August 19, 2016

Learn More at Summer Online Courses