Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

How Computerized Adaptive Quizzing Can Strengthen Active Learning and Raise Test Scores Jodi Orm, MSN, RN, CNE Nurse Educator Photo courtesy of © Lippincott.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "How Computerized Adaptive Quizzing Can Strengthen Active Learning and Raise Test Scores Jodi Orm, MSN, RN, CNE Nurse Educator Photo courtesy of © Lippincott."— Presentation transcript:

1 How Computerized Adaptive Quizzing Can Strengthen Active Learning and Raise Test Scores Jodi Orm, MSN, RN, CNE Nurse Educator Photo courtesy of © Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

2 Objectives Define the meaning of active learning/purposeful learning List practices to encourage student preparation and class participation in active/purposeful learning Identify the effectiveness of adaptive quizzing on promoting active/purposeful learning

3 The NLN recently released a statement that addresses fair testing, which includes the following: “Tests and other evaluative measures should be used not only to evaluate student achievement, but, as importantly, to support student learning, improve teaching, and guide program improvements.”

4

5 Active Learning Involves participation Stimulates higher cognitive processes Actively engages Increases critical thinking

6 Active Learning Advantages Increases critical thinking Reveals how students think Reveals misconceptions during the learning process

7 Active Learning Disadvantages Faculty awareness of difficult concepts Shifts focus Stressful for faculty and students--feeling “naked” Lack of support Poor evaluations

8 “Passive learning is an oxymoron; there is no such thing”. -Patricia Cross

9 Purposeful Learning Learning is an intentional, goal-directed activity Constant reassessment and revision Develop success plans Students examine their purposes for learning Taking ownership of one’s learning To actively set a goal and implement learning activities to meet the goal To recognize the educator as the ‘expert tour guide’ through educational journey

10 Tools to Assist Purposeful Learning Concept mapping ▫ Pathophysiology ▫ Care plans ▫ Medications Compare/Contrast Educational EHRs Case Studies/Reverse Case Studies Discussions with purpose

11 Concept Mapping

12 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY CONCEPT MAP: Give a brief review of the following related to current disease process: (Include definition, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, expected lab tests, medications)

13

14 Compare/Contrast

15

16 Reverse Case Studies

17 Medications Task: Amoxicillin 1 gram po BID x 10 days Clarithromycin (Biaxin) 500 mg po BID x 10 days Omeprazole (Prilosec) 20 mg po BID x 10 days Lisinopril (Zestril/Prinivil) 40 mg po daily Develop a case study and include: Scenario statement Pathophysiology Diagnostic/Lab Tests Clinical Manifestations Nursing Dx Interventions

18 Electronic EHRs

19

20 “If you study to remember you will forget, but, if you study to understand, you will remember.” -anonymous

21 Computerized Adaptive Quizzing

22 Adaptive Quizzing What is it? Every time the examinee answers a question, the computer re-estimates the examinee’s ability With every additional answer, the ability estimate gets more precise NCLEX PASS = 50% of difficult ones answered correctly FAIL = 50% of easier ones answered correctly

23 Prior to Adaptive Quizzing Reading requirements Before class preparation After class ‘catch up’ Misconceptions missed

24 Adaptive Quizzing Advantages Learner self-assessment Educator self-assessment Formative assessments Summative assessments

25 Adaptive Quizzing: Learner Self-Assessment Mastery Levels Student led Chapter or Subject focus Prior knowledge Pre-class assessment Know what you don’t know Post-class assessment Critical Thinking Monitor own progress Evaluate learning goals and revise

26 Adaptive Quizzing: Educator Self-Assessment Misconception alerts Question validity Presentation of difficult concepts Difficulty level/Bloom’s Taxonomy Identify learner’s needs In class iClicker misconception quiz

27 Question Example

28

29 "Unlearning is like quicksand. The more you fight it, the worse it gets." -Jack Uldrich

30 Quizzes Educators Formative Summative Set Mastery Levels Pre class Post class One through Eight Blooms Taxonomy Client Need Proctored Non-proctored *Academic Integrity policy

31 Additional Educator Advantages View student activity How many total/per quiz How long What time Strengths/Weaknesses Trends

32

33

34

35 Course Grading:Possible Points Percentage of Final Grade Unit Exams (5)50035% Final Exam 10035% Pre-Lecture Mastery Quizzes300 5% Comprehensive Care Plan (2)20015% Teaching Plan10010% Campus Skills Lab CompetencySatisfactory/Unsatisfactory Clinical ExperienceSatisfactory/Unsatisfactory ATI AssessmentsSatisfactory/Unsatisfactory Course Grading Incorporating Adaptive Quizzing

36

37 References Bastable, S. B. (2008). Nurse as educator (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Benner, P., Sutphen, M., Leonard, V., & Day, L. (2010). Educating nurses: A call for radical transformation. Stanford, California: Jossey-Bass. Billings, D. M., & Halstead, J. A. (2011). Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty (4th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Saunders Elsevier. KamYuet Wong, F., Cheung, S., Chung, L., Chan, K., Chan, A., To, T., et al. (2008). Framework for adopting a problem-based learning approach in a simulated clinical setting. Journal of Nursing Education, 47(11), Keating, S. B. (2011). Curriculum development and evaluation in nursing (2 nd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Menix, K. D. (2007). Evaluation of learning and program effectiveness. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 38(5), Oermann, M. H., & Gaberson, K. B. (2009). Evaluation and testing in nursing education (3 rd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc. Sasikarn K., Sang-arun I., & Amnart P. (2010). Electronic learning and constructivism: A model for nursing education. Nurse Education Today, 30(1),


Download ppt "How Computerized Adaptive Quizzing Can Strengthen Active Learning and Raise Test Scores Jodi Orm, MSN, RN, CNE Nurse Educator Photo courtesy of © Lippincott."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google