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
"Testing that Promotes Learning" (post) lists a number of "approaches to testing that enhance learning."
Testing is "the method most often used to determine the extent to which students have mastered the material in the course."
"Assessments that Support Student Learning" (pdf) outlines "[f]actors that make assessment contribute to learning (and are frequently neglected)" as well as ten tips (with practical strategies) for "[i]mplementing good assessment and feedback without spending excessive time marking."
A. Factors that Make Assessments Contribute to Learning
"Students should be assigned and assessed tasks that":
"General Guidelines for Writing MC (Multiple Choice) Test Items" (post; doc) "gives some great pointers on constructing multiple choice test items."