This section includes a growing resource bank on assessment and testing for many different learning activities – core content, assignments, discussions, participation, experiential learning, reflection, flipped/blended courses, formative/summative activities, etc.
Assessment and Testing
1. "Rubrics for Experiential Learning" (pdf) briefly outlines the types of rubrics, the benefits of rubrics, and basic parameters for a rubric. It also explains "[h]ow to build and modify a rubric" and includes the following sample rubrics:
- Collaboration ina Service-Learning Project
- Self-Reflection of Journal for Service-Learning Project
- Study Abroad Rubric
2. Dimensions for Select Experiential Learning Activities
"Bloom's Taxonomy for the Digital World -- Printable Table" (post) extends Bloom's traditional and modified taxonomies into the digital realm, adding a further layer -- "Sharing" -- and listing both "Functional Levels" and "Activities with Digital Tools" for each level.
"Teaching Smarter" (article) outlines a number of "small adjustments that can make assessing work a more collaborative and less onerous experience" by "asking students to take a more active role in responding to feedback."
"Finding the Instructional Value in Peer Review Discussion Boards" (article) offers steps to make the process more effective by modeling for students "how to participate and get the most out of peer review activities":