Thousands of online students have used SmarterMeasure to see if online learning is a good educational approach for them. The suite of readiness assessments includes the leading student readiness assessment based on non-cognitive indicators of success. Version Two became available in 2014 and measures attributes categorized by these five sub-scales: self-management, learning skills, organization, health and commitment. Schools may opt-out of asking these demographic variables. The report concludes with over thirty links to additional resources for remediation and support. Students may be able to modify circumstances which impact some of these life skills.
These reports include individual student reports, data at-a-glance for a group of students, descriptive and demographic analytics across a population of students, and aggregate readiness ranges. The student's individual SmarterMeasure scores can be compared to the national averages through a color-coded scatter plot. You can now use SmarterMeasure, a free, online assessment tool to help you determine your readiness for taking Distance Learning courses. Many students strongly desire to continue their education. A definition of each of the constructs measured is provided within the Grid. SmarterMeasure assesses components that can lead to online success: individual attributes, life factors, technical competency, and technical knowledge.
This item is measured through multiple-choice items containing four choices. Individual Attributes The individual attributes section of SmarterMeasure measures traits, habits and attitudes that impact one's readiness for learning. Schools may also re-order the sequence through which the scales are delivered to the students. Educational institutions invest heavily in attracting and recruiting students. The Educator Report is designed to present relevant, individual student information to educators such as advisors, guidance counselors, success coaches, faculty members, and other administrators. The email will be automatically forwarded to a Yahoo! You can view our to view the interfaces of some of our clients.
Each year schools which use SmarterMeasure are surveyed to identify how they use SmarterMeasure and how their students are benefitting from it. Technical Knowledge The technical knowledge section of SmarterMeasure measures the degree to which the participant possesses knowledge of items related to instructional technology. Typing Speed and Accuracy The typing speed and accuracy section of SmarterMeasure is a skills test through which the student demonstrates their typing skills. The scores are presented in textual and graphical formats. Annual Student Readiness Report To what degree students are ready to learn in a distance or technology-rich environment? Take the time to rate yourself honestly. After completing SmarterMeasure you will view a webpage which will show you your scores in easy to interpret graphs and text. This section is measured through a drop-down menu of numerical choices which indicate the appropriate frequency of the technology integration.
Custom User Interface The SmarterMeasure assessment is provided to students through a custom user interface which is based on the visual identify of the student's school. SmarterMeasure scores are presented through visually appealing graphics resembling speedometers, radars, and dart boards. Use this option if you are a first time user or need to start a new assessment. The on-screen reading rate and recall assessment contain eleven items which are each measured by a multiple-choice item containing three choices. Here are instructions for fixing this with a few different internet service providers.
But relax, SmarterMeasure is fun. Recall of these passages is measured by ten items which based on the following five categories of comprehension: sequencing, factual information, inferential information, cloze process and the main idea of the passage. SmarterMeasure will give you an analysis of your strengths in different academic components. Score Report and Guide to Interpretation Three categories of reporting are provided. Type an address or domain a domain is the part of an e-mail address that follows the sign from which you always want to receive messages, and then click Add. Schools have the ability to opt-out of administering any scale to their students.
If the username provided is not in the list below, please contact the person or check the school materials that referred you to SmarterMeasure for the correct username. Life Factors The life factors section of SmarterMeasure quantifies variables in five areas: time, place, reason, resources, and skills. All seven components of SmarterMeasure are grounded in theoretical research and practice. This allows email from any address within that domain to reach the subscriber's inbox. SmarterMeasure is a tool which helps you determine your level of readiness for taking online or technology rich courses. Persons with appropriate levels of access to SmarterMeasure data can log into the Administrative Panel and generate individual and aggregate reports. These reports include individual student reports, data at-a-glance for a group of students, descriptive and demographic analytics across a population of students, and aggregate readiness ranges.
The Test Anxiety Scale and Confidence Training Intervention have produced substantial benefits among highly stressed students. SmarterMeasure measures reading speed and comprehension, technical competency, academic attributes, personal interests, and learning styles. SmarterMeasure contains multiple reading passages at grade levels 8 through 13. Read on to access summary data from thousands of students and hundreds of colleges regarding their reported level of readiness for studying online or in a technology-rich environment. Measures of central tendency mean, median and mode are automatically computed.