Resources

Resource Category Topic
50 Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) (University of Kentucky Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning)
Summary of the fifty Classroom Assessment Techniques from Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (Angelo and Cross).
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Formative Assessment
Adding a Discussion Rubric to Canvas
How to add a rubric to a graded discussion to help students understand expectations for the discussion and how you intend to score their replies.
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists
Alternatives to Traditional Exams and Papers (Indiana University Bloomington Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning)
A list of exam and paper alternatives organized by purpose and performance level and guiding questions to assist faculty to determine the types of…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Exam Alternatives, Summative Assessment
Alternatives to Traditional Testing (Berkeley Center for Teaching & Learning)
Alternatives may be advantageous to promote student learning and be more authentic means of students demonstrating what they have learned at the…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives
An approach to measuring cognitive outcomes across higher-education institutions (Klein, S.P. ; Kuh, G.D. ; Chun, M. ; Hamilton, L. and Shavelson, R.)
This study describes the results with a promising set of cognitive assessment tools that can be used to measure general as distinct from domain-…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Summative Assessment, Value Added Assessment
Assessing Reflection (DePaul University Teaching Commons)
Noting that assessing reflection and reflective processes can be particularly difficult, this site provides suggestions and models.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment
Assessment Feedback Using Comment Banks: A Useful Approach? (Bray, J.)
A feedback method of efficiently giving high quality feedback through the use of IT and comment banks has been piloted on a large cohort of students…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Formative Assessment
Best practices for designing and grading exams (University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching)
Guidelines for designing valid and reliable exams, advantages and disadvantages of commonly used types of achievement test items, and general…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Grading
Best Practices in Peer Assessment (Ryerson University Teaching and Learning Office)
Discusses the value of peer assessment and offers guidelines for implementing peer assessment both in class and online.
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Peer Assessment
Best Practices: Alternative Assessments (Ryerson University Learning & Teaching Office)
Reviews ways that alternative assessments, also known as authentic assessments, can be used to improve student learning.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives
Beyond Tests and Quizzes: Creative Assessments in The College Classroom (Mezeske, R. and Mezeske, B.)
Topics include: concept mapping, learning logs, authentic testing, the transition from memorization to analysis; the lab practical; exams as learning…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Can You Save Time with Checklist Grading? (IDDblog , Center for Teaching and Learning at DePaul University)
Describes the advantages of rubrics and provides examples of rubrics used for paper assignments, projects, oral presentations, and class…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Formative Assessment, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment
Canvas New Quizzes Faculty Guide
Instructor for using New Quizzes in Canvas (myCourses) Guide to using the Respondus LockDown Browser to prevent cheating on quizzes and exams in…
Assessment and Feedback, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Canvas (MyCourses), Formative Assessment, Grading, Summative Assessment
Canvas: Faculty Guide - Using Turnitin's SimCheck assignment originality tool
Knowledge Base article describing the use of the Turnitin SimCheck application with Canvas to detect possible plagiarism.
Assessment and Feedback, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Academic Honesty, Canvas (MyCourses)
Canvas: Getting Started with New Quizzes
Faculty guide to New Quizzes in Canvas.
Assessment and Feedback, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Canvas (MyCourses), Formative Assessment, Grading, Summative Assessment
Classroom Assessment Technique: Concept Maps (Western Washington University Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment)
Using concept maps for classroom assessment.
Type: Video
Assessment and Feedback Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Cognitively Based Learning Interventions, Formative Assessment
Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (Angelo, T. A. and Cross, K. P.)
A guide to implementing techniques that embed formative assessment with active learning.
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Formative Assessment
Classroom Assessment Techniques: How Can I Tell What My Students Are Thinking? (Indiana University Bloomington Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning)
An introduction to classroom assessment techniques (CATs) and a list of examples, including descriptions, suggestions for what to do with the data,…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Formative Assessment
Clickers (Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching)
Features resources on using classroom response systems (clickers), including descriptions of teaching and learning strategies and question types for…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Feedback, iClicker, Student Response Systems
Create Discussion Rubrics (University of Central Florida)
Considerations for creating discussion rubrics and multiple examples.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Discussion, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists