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Teaching with Physical Computing: Assessment of Project-Based Learning

Learn how to confidently and effectively use assessment in Project-Based Learning.

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Starts Oct 15
Estimated 10 weeks
1–2 hours per week
Self-paced
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Free
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About this course

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Brought to you by Arm, this course focuses on an aspect of Project-Based Learning that teachers often find challenging: how to assess it effectively.

Assessment of PBL can be challenging. In this course, we explore the purpose and methods of assessment, including what educators need to consider when applying both formative and summative assessment tools.

The course also introduces you to the additional opportunities PBL affords in assessing soft skills, such as problem-solving and collaboration.

At a glance

  • Institution: ArmEducationX
  • Subject: Education & Teacher Training
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:

    Familiarity with Computing subject knowledge and its practical application, along with basic knowledge of electronics/hardware/boards/sensors.

What you'll learn

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  • Learn how to use assessment in Project-Based Learning to help your learners progress and achieve their potential
  • Learn the fundamentals of PBL assessment: from the different methods of assessment and question types to their application in classroom teaching
  • Explore how to adopt a SMART approach to assessment, from both a behaviourist and constructivist approach
  • Learn how to construct exceptional Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Finish the course with a classroom investigation, which helps you put your learning into practice

M odule 1 Introduction

Module 2 The 'big picture' of assessment

Module 3 Language of assessment

Module 4 Assessment of PBL

Module 5 The methods of assessment

Module 6 Question types

Module 7 Learning outcomes

Module 8 MCQs

Module 9 Open questioning and leading thinking

Module 10 Classroom investigation

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