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Rubrics in Canvas
An overview of using rubrics in Canvas, including a video on how to construct a rubric.
Type: Tutorial
Assessment and Feedback Canvas (MyCourses), Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment
Sample Discussion Board Rubric (Purdue University)
A rubric used to grade online discussion at Purdue, with examples of its use.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Discussion, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists
Selecting Assessment Types (University of Florida)
Four steps to creating learner-centered assessments: identify purpose, identify learning levels, select assessments, and build assessments. Includes…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Selecting value-added models for postsecondary institutional assessment (Steedle, J.T.)
The research presented here demonstrates how value-added models can be compared on three criteria: reliability, year-to-year consistency and…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Summative Assessment, Value Added Assessment
Seven Keys to Effective Feedback (Wiggins, G.)
Addresses two questions: (1) What is true feedback? (2) How can it improve learning?
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback
Sharpening Our Focus on Learning: The Rise of Competency-Based Approaches to Degree Completion (National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment)
Unifying concepts shared by different competency-based education programs, current competency-based models, and the national policy context that…
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Streamlining Feedback on Summative Tasks (Heriot Watt University Learning + Teaching Academy)
Six ways to give feedback effectively and efficiently: collective oral reports, collective written reports, model answers with "exploded"…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Formative Assessment
Structured Feedback: A Tool for Teaching and Learning (Radhakrishna, R.; Ewing, J.; Chikthimmah, N. and Hoover, T.)
Structured Feedback is a mid-semester learning/assessment tool designed to provide feedback to students and for the instructor to adjust teaching…
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments (Bruff, D.)
This book is filled with illustrative examples of questions and teaching activities that use classroom response systems from a variety of disciplines…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Feedback, iClicker, Student Response Systems
The Benefits of E-portfolios for Students and Faculty in Their Own Words (Association of American Colleges & Universities)
Faculty and student perspectives on the benefits of e-Portfolios.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Student Success ePortfolio, Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
The Impact of Peer Assessment on Academic Performance: A Meta-analysis of Control Group Studies (Double, K.S.; McGrane, J.A. and Hopfenbeck, T.N.)
A meta-analysis of experimental and quasi-experimental studies that evaluated the effect of peer assessment on academic performance in primary,…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Peer Assessment
The Power of Feedback (Hattie, J. and Timperley, H.)
A conceptual analysis of feedback and review of evidence related to its impact on learning and achievement.
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback
UNH Policy on Academic Honesty
This policy is included in the UNH Student Handbook.
Type: Policy
Assessment and Feedback, Course Design Academic Honesty, Syllabus Design
Using Asynchronous Audio Feedback to Enhance Teaching Presence and Students' Sense of Community (Ice, P., Curtis, R., Phillips, P. and Wells, J.)
Compared to text-based feedback, audio feedback was perceived to be more effective for conveying nuance and was associated with: (1) feelings of…
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback Feedback
Using Classroom Assessment Techniques (Carnegie Mellon University Eberly Center)
This overview includes examples of appropriate questions you can ask in the CAT format, examples of specific types of CATs, and strategies for…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Formative Assessment
Using feedback to promote learning (Hattie, J.A. and Yates, C.R.)
While teachers claim they give a lot of helpful feedback, students report very little feedback from teachers. In response, the authors provide…
Type: Chapter
Assessment and Feedback Feedback
Using Technology to Support Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios (Barrett, H.)
A large collection of resources on ePortfolios.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback ePortfolio, Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) Rubrics (AACU)
Rubrics for sixteen learning outcomes that both employers and faculty consider essential, developed by the Association of American Colleges and…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Feedback, Formative Assessment, Grading, Rubrics and Checklists, Summative Assessment
Value-Added Assessment (Pre- and Post-testing) (Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment at Skidmore College)
Value-added assessment attempts to measure student growth over time, from the time that a student enters a program until the student graduates. This…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Summative Assessment, Value Added Assessment
Value-Added Assessment: Accountability’s New Frontier (Value-Added Assessment Accountability’s New Frontier)
A policy paper advocating for value added assessment
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Summative Assessment, Value Added Assessment