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Rubrics for Assessing Online Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning

Rubrics may be holistic or analytic. Holistic rubrics make use of one single criterion for marking while analytic ones provide several criteria and rate each criterion. Below are samples of rubrics for assessing different types of asynchronous and synchronous learning such as discussion posts and research presentations. Rubrics for marking essays and capstone projects are …

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Authentic Assessment and Interactive Online Learning: Learning from the Masters

Take it from the masters. Here are some of the recommendations from online learning gurus, whose combined online teaching experience has spanned for over a century! Asynchronous classes need not be a task in isolation and the students’ experience, in fact can be a learning process. To engage the students, a material that is normally …

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Tips on hosting a synchronous class on the Discord platform

Below is a short description of the preparations that Mr Miguel Rivera, a member of the PolSc faculty made for his synchronous classes. Decide on a definite platform for announcements. Platforms that can accommodate announcements, forums, as well as video conferencing all-at-once should be preferred.  Prepare the equipment. Smartphones are the default. However, for these …

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