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ERIC Number: EJ886451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1302-6488
Assessment Approaches in Virtual Learning
Rastgoo, Azam; Namvar, Yousef
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v11 n1 p42-48 Jan 2010
Today, the traditional assessment methods are not enough for measuring students' ability. Internet and its technologies have a strong impact to change it and there are some new ways to measure students' ability and knowledge. This article identifies some assessment methods and tools in online education and describes findings that show the importance of online assessment and online technologies. It also describes some advantages and disadvantages of new methods of assessment. Additionally this article review some valuable effects of using new methods such as e-portfolios, online self and peer-assessment in providing in time and good feedback for student, increasing students' participation, improving students learning achievement and increasing their abilities in this area.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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