Assessments

Although we are all aware of what assessment is, there is a new “buzz” around how we do it.  Where do we want students to be at the end of each course?  How can we ensure that they have achieved this?   Assessment can come in many forms and no longer include just tests and assignments.  Achieving learning outcomes can be assessed in a myriad of ways.  We hope that some of the resources on this page will help you to assess towards success!

NEW!  A Framework for Assessments

Carnegie Melon offers a great overview:

Assessment Basics

How to Assess Students’ Prior Knowledge

How to Assess Students’ Learning and Performance

How to Assess Your Teaching

How to Assess Departments and Programs

Examples and Tools

 

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