Assessment Tools to Support Online Learning

Assessment Tools to Support Online Learning

In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this course will teach you about specific assessments you can provide in an online learning environment. Model Teaching's mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. You will learn methods for evaluating and tracking student progress to provide feedback to your students virtually.

3 Months Access / 1 Course Hrs
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This teacher professional development course teaches you about formative and summative assessments in a virtual learning environment. You will explore a range of online tools to assess your students' progress and evaluate data-tracking methods to provide feedback and plan future lessons. The course comes with a downloadable PDF of the content and an online assessment planning tool to help you prepare to implement the ideas into your classroom.


  1. Simple Assessment Tools & Ideas to Support Online Learning Course Content
    1. The video and article will provide you with specific ideas for integrating valuable assessment tools into your online learning environment so you can properly measure student progress over time. The course also includes some "Reflect or Discuss" prompts to help you connect with the course content and ends with a "Try This Task" to guide you explicitly on how you might implement the ideas into the classroom.
  2. Quiz
    1. You will answer questions related to online assessment tools. Quizzes are automatically scored and provide feedback on answer choice rationale.
  3. Implementation Reflection
  4. The reflection prompt requires you to plan for use of the "try this task" by either reflecting on the content yourself or discussing them with the colleague. You will then discuss a new concept you can attempt to implement in the future based on something you learned in the course.
  5. Considerations for Implementation
    1. This short statement helps you reflect on your ideas and assess whether you might be successful in your implementation.
  6. Videos and Further Reading
    1. Additional content suggestions are provided to enhance and expand your understanding of assessments in an online format.



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Editing of a Microsoft Word document is required in this course. You may use a free version of Microsoft Word Online, or Google Docs if you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. Model Teaching can provide support for this.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T14743