Assessing subject learning outcomes is the main focus of assessment, so analysing what you are looking for in the outcomes can help you define what skills and knowledge you are asking students to demonstrate.
Writing criteria and standards is a tough challenge many of us would rather prioritise to the bottom of the list!
The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method is a facilitated thinking, communication and problem solving technique. Its goal is to foster creative thinking about real-world challenges through metaphor and story-telling.
This week’s focus comes from
Question 9 of the Subject Experience Survey: The goals of the assessment tasks in this subject were made clear to me.
Pedagogical practices for developing student evaluative skills
The benefit to students is in the engaging nature of the tasks that allow students to bring their own experience to the context of the subject material for effective learning and development of lifelong learning skills.
This is a great two page cheat sheet, covering test and survey availability and insertion into content area. Deploy Tests and Surveys
In Taking the Class Temperature, Moore & Arnold suggest that we also need to look at affective feedback to best promote positive learning outcomes for all students.
360-Degree Assessment combines peer assessment, self-assessment and instructor assessment to provide feedback for growth and development of student learning.
In Classroom Assessment Techniques, Professor Tom Pusateri discusses how we can use feedback to improve our teaching.