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What Assessment Strategies Are Effective for Asynchronous Online Teaching?

Explore seven strategies for seamless integration of effective assessments in online courses, enhancing teaching methods and boosting student engagement.


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What Assessment Strategies Are Effective for Asynchronous Online Teaching?

In online education today, assessing student learning effectively is challenging for many educators. Effective assessments lead to better teaching and increased student engagement and engaging assessments online encourages participation and critical thinking, making it vital for educators to innovate in this area for a better online learning experience.

In this concise 20-minute program, Desireé Caldwell, EdD, shares seven invaluable strategies for seamlessly integrating effective and engaging assessments into your asynchronous online course. She explores the benefits for instructors and offers insights into students’ perceptions of these strategies. This comprehensive approach helps you choose the most suitable strategies for your teaching style, empowering you to optimize your online courses immediately and effectively.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of each presented strategy
  • Recognize the students’ perceptions of each presented strategy
  • Incorporate these seven strategies into their online classroom

Topics Covered

  • An overview of seven different assessment strategies and their benefits:
    • Choice boards
    • Peer assessments
    • Interactive presentations
    • Guides and brochures
    • Self-Assessment
    • Video Abstract
    • Roleplay Scenarios
  • How to integrate these strategies into the classroom
  • Student perceptions of these strategies


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty teaching online
  • Instructional Designers


Product Code: QM23BA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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