Online Teaching Assessment– Students TLR (Total Learning Response) and TLO (Total Learning Outcomes) depend on (a) how teacher plans the test (b) how teacher develops the questions (c) how teacher organizes the test and (d) how teacher evaluates the test.

Online Teaching Learning Assessment is fairly easy process but a little bit difficult tasks. Assessment is a continuous process.  Learner’s assessment should be based on your daily observation. Wise educator re-plan and re-shape his planning based on the students’ response and students engagement level during teaching, moreover it depends on students’ offline and online TLR (Total Learning Response) and TLO (Total Learning Outcomes). Educator needs to be more vigilant, more observant and more planned than ever before.

What should be observed and assessed in online teaching learning process?

  1. Learners’ interest
  2. Learners’ involvement
  3. Learners’ exploration
  4. Learners’ research
  5. Learners’ creativity
  6. Learners’ innovative thinking
  7. Timely completion of tasks

How should we assess or evaluate learning outcome?

Ensuring maximum individual participation

Through Written Test

Project works and Assignment


Conducting oral test

Audio/Video presentation

What are the processes to evaluate learning outcome?

  1. Prepare worksheet/assignments according to the age and class of learners.
  2. Include age appropriate /class appropriate pictures/diagram/data in your worksheet and assignments
  3. Include different types of questions in worksheet/assignments i.e. (Multiple Choice Questions, True / False , Fill in the blanks, One word answer, One Sentence Answer, Short Answer (30-40 words ), Higher Order Thinking Questions ( Justify, Illustrate, Elucidate –Statement/Problems )
  4. Oral test –questions must be prepared earlier…(quiz), Include age appropriate /class appropriate pictures/diagram/data

Techniques and Tips for Preparing  Question Paper/Assignments  for Evaluations and Assessment –

Open Book Test/Assignments/Worksheets/Oral/Quiz/Audio/Video Presentation

  1. Prepare your questions  i.e. Easy, factual, direct answer etc 60-70% and which also covers 70 percent syllabus,/
  2. 20% questions’ complexity should be at medium range if a student is good learner, s/he can attempt it
  3. 5-10% questions’ (1-2) age/class appropriate but consist HOTS
  4. Teacher’s instructions should be precise and clear i.e. (1) what they should follow for solving assignments and worksheets
  5. Time Limits/Time bound

Online Assessment- Points to Remember

  1. Design your Rubrics for assessment
  2. Timely completion and submission
  3. Content
  4. Meaningfulness
  5. Accuracy
  6. Fluency
  7. Relevance
  8. Students’ effort in completion

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Students will copy the answer. –No problems at all. S/he is trying to rewrite the answer with using his hands, pen eyes etc ( Learners’ Involvement and engagement are more necessary )
  2. How writing detail remarks of student help in assessment? – Yes it helps a lot. It means you have minutely observed or assessed his complete assignment………..timely completion, meaningful sentence, sentence framing, Values and formulas in mathematics, following  proper procedures of solving mathematical equations, picture and drawings in Science, labeling, etc.

It is compulsory to write details remarks of students work. Remember – 1st -Praise the process of work, not the student,  2nd –Use proper language to suggest “his weak points” and how s/he will improve

  • What is importance of Keeping data up to date?-  During this pandemic time or anytime- data gives us real time values- we need to show it to CBSE , parents and other official persons

Is it a test/authentic assessment?  Yes, change your perception. No one teach someone and no one can assess someone, we can activate students’ mind, body and soul for better learning outcome