Grading and Feedback

Using the Canvas Gradebook

school-grade-a(school-science)9-7-21 Presenters shared Canvas grade book management tips that help save time and effort and increase the accuracy of grading.

Database of formative assessment strategies

The strategies described in detail in Angelo and Cross (1993) are primarily designed for in-person classrooms but, most are easily adapted to online.

Using Repeated Practice

Learn how repetition can help students master the basics with featured instructor Rebecca Roston.

Scaffold final projects to improve learning

Featured instructor: Leah Sandall

As teachers, our final projects are designed to demonstrate mastery of the content, the pinnacle of a student’s learning in our class. As content experts, we have high aspirations for our students’ final projects and can help them learn and be successful by “scaffolding “the project.

Developing an Undergraduate Learning Assistant Program

3-29-21 Participants learned how to establish and manage an undergraduate teaching assistant program to support the needs of their course or program.

More Reps for Better Learning

In Psychology 350, Research Methods & Data Analysis, Professor Cal Garbin makes extensive use of large question banks to provide opportunities for his students to do enough "reps," or practice, that they develop the skills and knowledge needed to approach course assessments with confidence. Garbin’s approach combines many assignment exercises with strategic proctored testing.

Strategies for Faculty Efficiency: Grading and Time Management

7-31-20 Participants learned how to decrease time spent on grading such as developing useful rubrics and keeping a list of frequent comments.

Moving Beyond Exams

7-14-20 This webinar discussed how the use of alternative assessments can foster unique experiences and a conducive environment for academic growth.

Key Resources for Fall 2020

As faculty prepare for their courses, the following resources may be of interest - each resource page has links to more related resources.

Proctoring Decision Tree

Considering proctoring exams? Use this helpful decision tree to find the best method to use with your class.

Online Proctoring Software Comparison Chart

The university currently provides three software products for online proctoring: Respondus Lockdown, Respondus Lockdown+Monitor, and ProctorU.

Academic Integrity and Assessment Workshop

7-10-21 Participants gained a greater understanding of their colleagues' experiences with academic integrity and assessment.

Fresh Voices on Assessment

Highlighting recent publications, the Fresh Voices section of the Knute Broady Collection aims to showcase the work of emerging scholars. 

Geppert puts Canvas Peer Review to the test

John Geppert, professor of finance and director of assessment, believes peer review may offer a way to include more writing practice in more courses.

Additional Materials

Need a new read? Check out the Center for Transformative Teaching's library and recommended readings.

Formative Assessment Ideas

Knute Broady Collection: Ideas for Formative Assessment.

Summative Assessment Ideas

Knute Broady Collection: Ideas for summative assessment.

Assessment Techniques

Knute Broady Collection: Ideas for Assessment Techniques.

Integrating Technology

Knute Broady Collection: Ideas for Integrating Technology.

Assessment: Measuring Learning

Assessment is how an instructor learns what a student does or does not know about the course material.

Assessing Student Learning

Assessing student's learning involves asking what do your students need to know or be able to do? and What would be the best evidence of progress?

Rethinking Assessment of Hands-On Learning

There is no way to replace the valuable experience that students get in a live hands-on course environment. However, there are ways to teach students basic principles and theories that underlie those learning opportunities.

Remote Teaching Assessment Guide

Moving to remote teaching provides you an opportunity to rethink some of your assessments. This guide will discuss various ways that you can assess students in an online environment.

Rethinking your Syllabus: Specifications Grading

In specifications grading there are no points – just a two-level grading structure that would be categorized such as pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory.

Mapping Learning Goals Using the iTGI Tool

The Interactive Teaching Goals Inventory tool provides instructors with a valuable resource to align their learning goals with various assessment techniques.