Assignment and assessment methods come in a variety of forms, each with its own set of pros and cons. Here is a sampling:
Peruse the resources below to discover best practices and ideas.
One of the supporting tools for group projects is a wiki, a website that allows users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser. If you choose to include group projects in your assessment plan, you may want to incorporate the use of a wiki so that students can build a document or presentation together.
Portfolios are essentially collections of student work that demonstrate learning and development over time. Portfolios can include a self-assessment component that builds students’ reflective skills as well as provide faculty with valuable insight into student learning. Sometimes, an “e” is placed in front of the word portfolio to indicate it is a digital repository (as opposed to paper). A portfolio would be an appropriate capstone project for a course or program and is therefore summative in nature.
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