Digital Age Assessment: Learning in Web 2.0 (NECC 09)

How do we assess  students’ learning in these in Web  2.0 environments? We want to go beyond assessing the mere mechanics of using these tools; unfortunately, most current rubrics for Web 2.0 learning devote only a minuscule amount (usually 16% or less) to actual student academic learning. We want to refocus our assessments to reflect the students in-depth and comprehensive standards-based learning and the 21st Century Skills.

Change Web 2.0 assessments to assess standards-based learning and 21st Century learning!

With minor changes, the following assessments can be modified for any Web 2.0 tool.

Pre-assess your students’ Web 2.0 projects to raise the academic learning and 21st century skills.

The following are  “rubrics” that assess  standards-based learning and 21st century skills.

Wiki/Blog

Images/Photo/Flickr

Video/YouTube

Podcast

Social Bookmarking

Twitter

Videoconferencing

General Assessment: Prensky’s 21st century skills

General Assessment: enGauge’s 21st century skills

General Assessment: Partnership for 21st century skills

I welcome your reaction to these assessments as we try to help students improve in their academic content and develop 21st century skills.

My book, Formative Assessment: Responding to Students, is available through Eye-on-Education.

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4 Responses to “Digital Age Assessment: Learning in Web 2.0 (NECC 09)”


  1. 1 Louisa guest June 24, 2009 at 5:55 am

    Are copies of these rubrics in your formative assessment book? I cannot read what they actually say thru my web browser.

  2. 2 f. h. October 23, 2009 at 5:51 am

    Hi – this is a great resource, several useful rubrics in one place. Is it possible however, to have them clickable? Most of these are not viewable so it pretty much impossible to see the content. The content for the Twitter rubric is viewable, but content for other rubrics are not. Is this something you can fix?


  1. 1 Catherine Asher » Some good resources via NECC Trackback on June 29, 2009 at 9:50 pm
  2. 2 Evaluate Web 2.0-Based Projects For 21st Century Skills and Standards « Education with Technology Harry G. Tuttle Trackback on July 21, 2009 at 12:02 am

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