Peer review badge Streamlining Placement Testing with an Adaptive, Branched Exam

Description Digital technologies are widely used in language teaching and testing (Finnerty, 2015; Meunier, 1994). The adaptive testing technologies especially offer rigor and convenience in language assessment (Rasskazova et al., 2017). The Canvas MasteryPaths feature allows instructors to easily adapt learning contents and assessments based on students’ performance. During UCF Global’s development of our online …

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Peer review badge Adopt Adaptive Courseware in First Year Online Math Course to Support STEM Retention

Description Approximately about half of students entering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) change majors or leave college without completing a degree or certificate (Chen & Soldner, 2013). Researchers found that one of the main contributors for students to switch to non-STEM majors is the type of math courses taken in the first year (Chen …

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