Tag: grading & assessment

Microsoft Forms is online software for creating surveys, quizzes, and polls, available within Princeton’s Office 365 Suite (https://portal.office.com).

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March 23, 2021

Canvas is Princeton’s course management system offering many features and tools for teaching including the posting grades, online assignments, online tests and quizzes, announcements, and discussion.

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March 9, 2021

Google Colab provides online, shared instances of Jupyter Notebook without having to download or install any software. Jupyter notebooks are web-based interactive computational documents often used in computer and data-focused disciplines. Jupyter Notebooks combine executable code with narrative text in Markdown format.

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October 1, 2020

Jupyter Notebook is an open-source application that allows individuals to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and narrative text. 

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April 30, 2020

Google Forms is a free online tool that simplifies the process of creating online forms, surveys, and saving the information submitted. Google Forms can be used to gauge student comprehension at the beginning and end of a class or a semester, to receive feedback from students or for collaborators outside the classroom, or to collect data for student research projects.

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April 28, 2020

Ed (or ‘Ed discussion’) is an online threaded discussion platform that supports document and image upload, math equations, embedded video, runnable code snippets, and image annotation. Discussion board posts can be categorized, private, or even anonymous. Student responses can be ‘endorsed’ and instructor feedback provided.

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April 28, 2020

Gradescope is an assessment platform that allows you to collect and streamline grading of paper-based assignments and exams. Gradescope is especially valuable when grading hand-written responses—e.g. equations, formulas or drawings—in large enrollment classes.

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April 28, 2020

Kaltura is an online media management platform for storing, publishing, and streaming video and other media such as audio recordings and images. Kaltura takes care of video conversion and transcoding, ensuring that your videos play well even if your viewers are on the other side of the globe.

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April 28, 2020

Qualtrics is a survey platform used by scholars and researchers to gather data. Qualtrics, along with a statistical package to further analyze findings. Princeton has a site license administered through the Princeton Survey Research Center.

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April 28, 2020

Mentimeter is a web-based application that allows live audiences to participate in polls using their mobile devices. Questions types include multiple choice, open-ended text responses, word clouds, scales, ranking, or quizzes.

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April 28, 2020

VoiceThread is a platform for discussing multimedia work. Users can leave audio and video comments on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs.

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April 27, 2020

iClicker is a student response system that provides instant feedback during lecture. The use of in-class polling promotes active learning and gathers information about comprehension and consensus.

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April 27, 2020