McLaughlin Presents on Overcoming Barriers of Online Assessment

Posted on 2/27/2013 4:50:02 PM

Courtney McLaughlin, assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology, was invited to present at the fourth annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) virtual conference on February 20, 2013.

The PASSHE virtual conference is comprised of sessions that were presented at various conferences throughout the past year. Committee members identified these sessions as being pertinent to the transformation of teaching and learning in the state of Pennsylvania. Only topics considered to be the top of the selected sessions were included in the virtual conference.

McLaughlin’s presentation was titled “Overcoming the Barriers of Online Assessment: Effective Use of Web-Facilitated and Blended Instructional Delivery Models.” McLaughlin discussed Web-facilitated and blended instructional delivery models that have been gaining momentum in education within the context of increased pressures on the development of effective online assessment.