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Assessment Ideas and Resources


Identify final assessments that demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes. ( Handling Exams When Your Course Unexpectedly Moves Online)

Assess various aspects of student learning:

PROGRESS:

Include regular checks for understanding and low-stakes, formative assessments of student progress. ( 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom ; Putting the Form in Formative Assessments)

PROBLEM-SOLVING:

In lieu of multiple choice exams, consider exams that require problem solving and critical thinking.

PERFORMANCE:

Consider final projects that demonstrate competency in learning outcomes (e.g., papers, presentations, portfolios, projects, sample lesson plans, translations, etc.). ( Alternative Approaches to Assessment & Ideas for Adapting Assessment for Remote Teaching)

PROFICIENCY:

Consider oral conversations or interviews with students to test language, critical thinking, and understanding of course material (via Synth, Zoom or phone)