Resources

Resource Category Topic
How to Design a Competency-Based Assessment (Global Online Academy)
Four steps for designing competency-based assessments.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
How to Give Your Students Better Feedback with Technology (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Guide on how to use technology to better evaluate and comment on students’ work for both novice or expert users of technology. Includes suggestions…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Grading, Peer Assessment, Rubrics and Checklists
Ideas and Strategies for Peer Assessments (University of British Columbia)
This website describes how peer assessment works, different types of peer assessments, how peer assessment can improve learning, and strategies for…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Peer Assessment
Instructor Quick Start Guide: LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor
Instructor Guide to using the Respondus LockDown Browser to prevent cheating on quizzes and exams in Canvas.
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Canvas (MyCourses)
Instructor Quick Start Guide: LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor
Instructor Guide to using the Respondus LockDown Browser to prevent cheating on quizzes and exams in Canvas.
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Canvas (MyCourses)
International Journal of ePortfolio
A journal to “encourage the study of practices and pedagogies associated with ePortfolio in educational settings.”
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback, Student Success ePortfolio, Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback, and Promote Student Learning (Stevens, D.D. and Levi, A.)
A primer for faculty considering using rubrics for the first time or who wish to refine their use of rubrics, including what rubrics are, basic…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment
Learning Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty (Barkley, E. F., & Major, C. H.)
Provides 50 easy-to-implement active learning techniques that gauge student learning across academic disciplines and learning environments and embed…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Formative Assessment
Measuring Mastery: Best Practices For Assessment In Competency-Based Education (Center on Higher Education Reform, American Enterprise Institute)
A set of best practices for high-stakes assessment in Competency Based Education (CBE), drawing from both the educational measurement literature and…
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Measuring value-added in higher education: Conditions and caveats. Results from using the Measure of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP™) (Liu, O.L.)
This study examines how student progress in college, indicated by the performance difference between freshmen and seniors after controlling for…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Summative Assessment
Mid-Course Assessment Program (MAP) (Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning)
The Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CEITL) coordinates a service by which faculty can receive feedback about their…
Type: Service
Assessment and Feedback, Course Design Formative Assessment
Open Educational Resources: Getting Started (Scott Kimball, Eleta Exline, Catherine Overson)
Presentation materials available at: https://www.unh.edu/cetl/talk-about-teaching-presentations-summer-2020 (Scroll to find presentation)
Assessment and Feedback, Learning Resources Open Educational Resources (OER)
Optimizing Honor Codes for Online Exam Administration (Gurung, W.)
This study examined self-reported academic dishonesty at a midsize public university. Students rated the likelihood they would cheat after accepting…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty
Peer assessment (Iowa State University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)
Describes formative and summative peer assessment, discusses three types of peer assessment (formative feedback, peer grading, and peer assessment of…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Peer Assessment
Peer Assessment (McGill University Teaching and Learning Services)
Resources for implementing peer assessment of other students’ assignments and peer assessment of contributions to teamwork. Includes example peer…
Type: Video
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning, Grading, Peer Assessment
Performing Assessment and Grading Online (Scott Kimball, Xuan Cai, Fran Keefe, Mike McIntire)
Presentation materials available at: https://www.unh.edu/cetl/talk-about-teaching-presentations-summer-2020 (Scroll to find presentation)
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Project-Based Learning: Teaching Guide (Boston University Center for Teaching and Learning)
This teaching guide includes suggestions for implementing project-based learning and makes a case for the learning transfer advantage of using ill-…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Respondus Lockdown Browser Faculty Overview
An introduction to the Respondus LockDown Browser, best practices, and instructions for using it.
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Canvas (MyCourses)
Respondus LockDown Browser: Student Overview
Respondus LockDown browser is a tool used by faculty when administering quizzes or tests through Canvas. This application uses several methods to…
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Canvas (MyCourses)
Rubrics (DePaul University Teaching Commons)
Describes four types of rubrics (analytic, developmental, holistic, and checklists), gives examples and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of…
Type: Tutorial
Assessment and Feedback Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment