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
"General Guidelines for Writing MC (Multiple Choice) Test Items" (post; doc) "gives some great pointers on constructing multiple choice test items."
"Three Key Questions on Measuring Learning" (post) asks "three essential questions" about learning and lists 14 "assessment practices that enhance learning."
A. The Three Questions
1. "What matters in contemporary education?"
- Knowledge, basic skills, understanding, long-term transfer
2. "How should we assess the things that matter?"
A. "Assesssing Authentically" (post) includes an extensive survey of authentic assessment -- what it is, when to use it, benefits, challenges, strategies, case studies, etc.
1. This post is the first in three related posts derived from the same source: