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Assessing Student Learning

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The following pages offer various strategies and ideas for ways to assess student learning

What Do Students Already Know?

How can you measure what students already know coming into the classroom?

Measuring Student Learning

How can you quickly check to see if students are learning?

Using Rubrics

What are rubrics and how can they help you teach and help students learn?

Asking Good Test Questions

How can you develop effective test questions?


What is self-assessment and how can it help student learning?

Peer Assessment

What is peer assessment and how can it help student learning?

Assessment Resources

More information on assessment at the course and program level.


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