Dylan Wilian: There Is No Such Thing as a Valid Test

Dylan explains why it is not correct to say that a test is valid and also share some interesting reflections about reliablity and bias in testing. The video and the audio with questions and answers are available at Learning Sciences Dylan Wiliam Center.     A twitter discussion started by Crispin Weston (@crispinweston) to argue that …

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e-assessment: Interesting data about typing versus handwriting in exams

Surfing the web looking for some e-assessment references for my next task in the subject of ‘Researching method in e-learning‘, I arrived to an Australian project called Transforming exams. There I found a PDF paper titled ‘e-Exams: 2014 UQ Trial outcomes‘ with interesting data about two interesting issues: One is the reasons given by students …

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Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feedback

Today I rescued this picture from old annotations to reinforce, once again, the power of teacher feedback. I titled this short post as “Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feeback“. A good complementary picture could be another one to insist on giving feedback as soon as possible to be more effective.

CAS_ICT: Using ICT tools for teaching Sciences

ICT for Chemistry and Physics Grade 9th To teach Chemistry and Physics we use Moodle as our LMS. With Moodle we went beyond a repository and we set up many and different learning activities as for example: A choice activity to choose an independent variable for a scientific project One assignment to submit final reports …

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Evaluación de un alumno a través de la defensa de su Portfolio

Buscando información sobre nuevos modelos de evaluación llegué a dos vídeos que recogen una experiencia de evaluación de alumnos a través de la defensa de su portfolio. Creo que es un ejemplo muy ilustrativo del valor que tiene el portfolio como herramienta educativa y, cómo podemos evaluar a un alumno a través de el. El …

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