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Assessment

  • Assessment of Course/Program - Course Assessment can improve student learning and teaching effectiveness by assessing the success of the course in terms of the actual accomplishments of the students.  Program Review or Assessment is a faculty-driven Institutional mechanism to assess progress at the department level.
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques - Classroom Assessment Techniques are formative evaluation techniques. They help you to assess how well your students understand the course content and they can inform you about the effectiveness of your teaching methods. Most of them are designed to be very quick and easy to use, while each technique provides different kinds of information.
  • Rubrics and Grading - To measure student performance against a set of criteria, a rubric is typically created which contains the criteria for the task and appropriate levels of performance for each criterion. Grading is the assignment of some value, either quantitative or qualitative, as a measure of student performance.
  • Student Portfolios - A student portfolio is a carefully selected set of student work, designed to showcase a student’s work for a particular purpose.  One student may have several portfolios, each designed for a purpose.  One portfolio may be designed to show a student’s progress or it may feature the student’s best work. 
  • Student Readiness for Online Learning - This collection of online resources provides examples of self-administered assessments designed to help students evaluate their readiness for online classes
  • Tests, Assignments, and Projects - Tests, assignments and projects are all methods to assess the students learning in a course.  Careful planning is essential for each course to determine which of these methods will be used.