Edu-Bytes have been creating great resources for the painting industry and yesterday they reached a significant milestone.
Once again, the issue of lack of 'authenticity' with online courses was raised at a recent workshop in Sydney when it was revealed that a dog had been issued with a construction safety White Card.
I quite often come across online assessments that allow students to easily cheat. Whilst I don't believe these companies would knowingly do this, it still astounds me as these mistakes are elementary.
It is the online equivalent to handing out a paper based assessment, with the answer sheet stapled to the last page. Let me show you.
There is always great discussion/fear/interpretation about the results of ASQA audits. However Alex Schroder posted an interesting article in Linkedin summarising a presentation by the Chief Commissioner of ASQA outlining where RTO’s are failing audits.
Imagine giving students a paper based assessment with all the correct answers highlighted. Nobody, I’m sure, would believe that this was a valid assessment. I'm pretty sure most would see this exercise as a waste of time.