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Assessment Activities in MOOCs

Muñoz-Merino, Pedro J. and Ruipérez-Valiente, José A. and Sanz Moreno, Juan Luis and Delgado Kloos, Carlos (2015) Assessment Activities in MOOCs. In: Furthering Higher Education Possibilities through Massive Open Online Courses. Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series . IGI Global, E-Editorial Discovery, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, pp. 1-308. ISBN 13: 9781466682795

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This chapter analyzes the different implications of the new MOOC paradigm in assessment activities, emphasizing the differences with respect to other non MOOC educational technology environments and giving an insight about the redesign of assessment activities for MOOCs. The chapter also compares the different assessment activities that are available in some of the most used MOOC platforms at present. In addition, the process of design of MOOC assessment activities is analyzed. Specific examples are given about how to design and create different types of assessment activities. The Genghis authoring tool as a solution for the creation of some types of exercises in the Khan Academy platform is presented. Finally, there is an analysis of the learning analytics features related to assessment activities that are present in MOOCs. Moreover, some guidelines are provided about how to interpret and take advantage of this information.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Uncontrolled Keywords: Authoring, authoring tool, assessments, Coursera, edX, evaluation, exercises, Genghis, Khan Academy, learning analytics, MiriadaX, MOOCs, peer review.
Depositing User: Jose Antonio Ruiperez
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2015 13:05
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 09:37

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