Assessment and Evaluation

General

Authentic Assessment Toolbox from Jon Mueller

Assessment Resources from the University of Saskatchewan (short video presentations)

Assessment Primer from CATs by Gina Brissenden & Tim Slater

Flipping Assessment: Making Assessment a Learning Experience: by Susan Spangler, PhD in Faculty Focus from June 15, 2105.

Rubrics

Scoring Rubrics from Diane Ebert-May

RubiStar: a free tool to help teachers create rubrics

Guide to Scoring Rubrics: in openED – teacher resources from Open Colleges

Rubrics: An Undervalued Teaching Tool: by Stephanie Almagno, PhD in Faculty Focus from February 15, 2016.

VALUE Rubric Library to download: organized by learning outcome from Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

Flipping Assessment: Making Assessment a Learning Experience: by Susan Spangler, PhD in Faculty Focus from June 15, 2105.

Using a Discourse-Community-Knowledge Framework to Design Writing Assignments: by Angus Woodard, in Faculty Focus from August 3, 2015.

Summative

Portfolio Assessment from Timothy F. Slater

Interview Assessment by Mike U. Smith & Sherry A. Southerland

Performance Assessment from Timothy F. Slater

Student Assessment of Learning Gains (SALG) from Sue Daffinrud

SALG website

Assessment of Mathematical Thinking (Math CATs) by Malcolm Swan and Jim Ridgway

Using Cumulative Exams to Help Students Revisit, Review, and Retain Course Content from Faculty Focus Newsletter on March 18, 2015.

Why Open-book Tests Deserve a Place in Your Courses: by Matt Farrell and Shannon Maheu in Faculty Focus on May 18, 2015.

Formative

ConcepTests by Arthur B. Ellis, Clark R. Landis, & Kathleen Meeker

Weekly Reports Assessment by Eugenia Etkina

Minute Paper Assessment by Michael Zeilik

Concept Mapping Assessment from Michael Zeilik

How to Look at Multiple Choice Assessments Formatively: by Heather Wolpert-Gowron in Eudtopia on March 28, 2011. Although the article is aimed at middle school teachers, the ideas can be helpful at other levels.

Grading with Audio Comments: (scroll down to find the video link) Gregory MacIssac’s Teaching Roundtable presentation from Carleton University 1 hour 8 min video.

How to Avoid Being a Helicopter Professor: by Berlin Fang in Faculty Focus June 8, 2015

Using Cumulative Exams to Help Students Revisit, Review, and Retain Course Content from Faculty Focus Newsletter on March 18, 2015.

What Kind of Feedback Helps Students Who are Performing Poorly?: by Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Faculty Focus from August 5, 2015.

Multiple Choice Questions

10 Rules for Writing Multiple Choice Questions: from the eLearning Coach with Connie Malamed.

The Thing about Multiple Choice Tests by Mike Dickinson in Learning Solutions Magazine from March 12, 2012.

McCowan, Richard C., Developing multiple-choice tests; tips and techniques: 1999 Research Foundation of State University of New York (SUNY)/Center for Development of Human Services. Downloaded Nov. 2, 2011 from http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED501714.pdf

Writing Good Multiple Choice Test Questions: from Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching.

Basic Tips for Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s): from Jennifer Murdock, Department of Economics, at the University of Toronto.

Tips for Writing Good Multiple Choice Questions: by Maryellen Weimer, PhD in the “Teaching Professor Blog” of Faculty Focus Newsletter, March 5, 2104.

Digital Badges

Are Digital Badges Better than Letter Grades?: from Concordia online

Open Badges for Higher Education: from Acclaim

Passport – Studio by Purdue University: be part of a trial using digital badges as on open passport to learning – Studio helps you create and share digital badges.