Monthly Archives: June 2015

Personal Reflection: Evaluation of Learning

“Assessment is the zipper between teaching and learning.” Doug Mauger, PIDP 3230.
 Oprah Winfrey often says that “When you know better, you do better.” I will now be able to do better by my students because I have the skills … Continue reading

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HOT POTATO: Should instructors accept late assignments? Yes!

In PIDP 3230, we were given the opportunity to debate our personal policies on late assignments. In small groups of four, we had to develop a policy on late assignments and consider factors such as: Would we accept them, or … Continue reading

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Self Assessment: why I support it in adult learning

“Self assessment refers to the involvement of students in identifying standards and/or criteria to apply to their work and making judgements about the extent to which they have met these criteria and standards” (Boud, 1991). In a competitive world of … Continue reading

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How evaluation impacts adult learners

“As instructors, we need to remember what happens when adults who consider themselves competent, self reliant, and self-directing are once again in a learning situation” (Fenwick & Parsons, p. 20). The quote above stood out to me the first and … Continue reading

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