Assessment and Testing

Assessment and Testing

A spiral of clockwise arrows revolving around and through the word "Evaluation"

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.

Assessments for Learning in Large Classes

Decorative: "Assessment Info" written on a Post-It


"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 

1. Tasks

"Students should be assigned and assessed tasks that":

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