These pages are a resource for you in designing, developing and reviewing your assessment and
Why do we assess students? This page, a good place to start, sets out some of the purposes, initial terminology and underlying principles of assessment and feedback. It addresses the question: Why do we assess students? The following pages are then divided into:
How do I assess? Topics include: how to explore your students’ assessment journey; align your assessment; use diverse approaches; empower students in the assessment process; be careful not to overload students or yourself.
How do I grade students? Topics include: grading matters; what approach should you use?; improve your grading; develop the assessment standards in your module.
How do I give feedback to students? Topics include: What is meant by the term feedback?: UCD feedback strategies; How do you give feedback to students? Ideas to support incremental development of feedback.
How do I support my students’ academic integrity? Topics include: academic integrity; plagiarism: education, preventionand detection.