Are you a Blackboard user? Want to know more about improving your blended course design process?
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O’Reilly and Kelly (2008) see course assignments as an extension of the assessment process and bound up with an array of possible technology-based tools, noting that it is important
"to facilitate the student work in the online environment, or to provide avenues for students to submit their work to you. More online tools emerge every day, it seems, and with them come new opportunities for students to perform activities related to the learning objectives and for us to assess student performance (p. 241)."
When developing a course, you want to be able to monitor and asess your student performance.
"The most crucial step needed in a unit of instruction is the preparation for students' transfer of learning to new contexts."