Tag: Assessment


Assessing with Purpose: Using Rubrics to Communicate Expectations and Priorities

Rubrics are a valuable tool for communicating high expectations, providing targeted feedback, and demonstrating learning priorities. Join Dr. Scott in this interactive session about creating rubrics that purposefully communicate your expectations and priorities. In addition to discussing the ways in which rubrics can improve transparency and feedback, participants will apply the elements of effective rubric… Read More

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  • Devin Scott, PhD, Instructional Consultant, TLC

How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment

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Author: Susan M. Brookhart  Published: January 11, 2013 UTHSC Library What is a rubric? A rubric is a coherent set of criteria for student work that describes levels of performance quality. Sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, rubrics are commonly misunderstood and misused. The good news is that when rubrics are created and used correctly, they are strong… Read More

Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College

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Authors: Barbara E. Walvoord, Virginia Johnson Anderson Published: November 16, 2009 UTHSC Library The second edition of Effective Grading―the book that has become a classic in the field―provides a proven hands-on guide for evaluating student work and offers an in-depth examination of the link between teaching and grading. Authors Barbara E. Walvoord and Virginia Johnson Anderson explain… Read More

Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers

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Authors: K. Patricia Cross, Thomas A. Angelo  Published: April 16, 1993 UTHSC Library What classroom assessment entails and how it works. How to plan, implement, and analyze assessment projects. Twelve case studies that detail the real-life classroomexperiences of teachers carrying out successful classroomassessment projects. Fifty classroom assessment techniques. Step-by-step procedures for administering the techniques Practical… Read More

Use Data Driven Instruction: Elizabeth Hall, College of Pharmacy

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  Additional Information Resource Pages Aligned Course Design Assess Students Learning Outcomes Scholarship of Teaching and Learning TLC Medallions Assessment Course Design Paradigms of Education Webinars Marketing Good Teaching or: How to Convince Students to Love Effective Teaching. Dr. Devin Scott. December 2022.  Teaching for Learning: Evidence Based Instructional Strategies. Dr. Claire Major. February 2022.… Read More

Assessment Methods for Graduate Students: Beyond Examinations

This workshop explores methods of assessing student knowledge other than traditional examinations. Workshop attendees will discuss situations in which course and learning outcomes are not well matched with traditional examinations, necessitating the use of alternative assessment methods. Furthermore, participants will begin the process of implementing alternative learning assessments that are fully aligned with their course… Read More

Writing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)

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Last Updated:January 23, 2024 First Published:January 31, 2023   Multiple-choice questions inclusive of a question/stem, a key/correct answer, and distractors/incorrect answer choices are frequently used in health science education due to efficiency in grading and their frequent inclusion on licensing and board examinations. In addition to these advantages, Brame (2013) asserts that multiple-choice questions can… Read More

Are Your Tests Biased? A Guide for Implementing Inclusive Testing Guidelines in Your Assessments

We often mistakenly assume when writing assessments for our students that our learners are “just like us.” We use terminology, phrases, abbreviations, and pronouns that we prefer and know, that often leave our students confused and sometimes wounded. We review our tests by solely looking at statistics, but should we also be looking at linguistics?… Read More

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  • Christie Cavallo, EdD, Instructor, College of Nursing