3.2 Case study B: creating assignments
In this case study the educator works at a distance learning institution. The video describes the steps to film a video assessment.
Activity 4 How to film an assessment
Watch the video from Australian online distance education and training provider, OTEN, and consider the following question:
How could you use this example to guide you to facilitate innovative assessment for learners?
Transcript: Video 2
[TEXT ON SCREEN: Planning your video]
[TEXT ON SCREEN: What you’ll need]
[TEXT ON SCREEN: Time to start shooting]
[TEXT ON SCREEN: Example assessment]
[TEXT ON SCREEN: Editing your assessment video]
[TEXT ON SCREEN: Uploading your work to YouTube]
The key aspects of what learners are asked to do can be replicated across a range of ages, from children (with modifications to simplify the task) to adults.
You could consider asking a learner to create a video. In it they might demonstrate their ability to apply a skill; or the learner might record themselves having a conversation with another learner in which they explain a topic to them in their own words. Consider whether this could be used as evidence of understanding. Write your comments in the box below.