How to Harness the Power of Adaptive Quizzing to improve your AP courses

Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Content Director

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Time: 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT
Duration: One hour

There is a lot of talk about adaptive in today’s assessment products, but it’s hard to know what the term “adaptive assessment” really means and how it impacts student learning outcomes. Julia Phelan, Senior Research Associate, will explain the real definition of adaptive, and how this principle is applied in a new adaptive tool for AP teachers, PrepU. PrepU is an adaptive assessment environment­ already used by nearly a million college students­ and is now available for AP Chemistry, AP Psychology, and AP US History classes. AP Psychology instructor, Janis Sposato, will describe in case study format how she and her students have benefitted from using PrepU in her course this spring.

  • Learn how teachers can customize their student’s study habits through adaptive quiz questions that get easier or harder depending on the student’s performance.
  • Learn how students can compare their quiz results with their peers in class or even across the country.
  • Learn how PrepU’s reports track individual and class progress so that students can recognize their own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Learn how PrepU’s diagnostics can pinpoint where you need to spend more class time reviewing specific material.
  • Learn how you can identify questions where most of your students have selected the same wrong answer and how to turn those misconceptions into great teaching moments in class—via classroom discussions, clicker questions, or additional review sessions.
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Webinar Speakers:
Julia Phelan
CRESST Senior Research Associate
Mrs. Janis Sposato
Bishop O’Connell High School
Sponsored by:
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