“The nonprofit Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) has partnered with assessment management and portfolio provider Taskstream in an effort to improve assessment in higher education.
As a result of the partnership, the two organizations will work to conduct research on current practices and trends in assessment, produce resources for practitioners and institutions and grow AALHE’s membership and annual conference.”
A new e-book from Blackbaud outlines 14 practices for effective evaluations, including designing assessment, strategies for authentication, and automating feedback. Also included are recommendations for classroom tools. Users must register to download the free e-book.
Zaption is a tool for creating video-based quizzes. Please see more details here.
Easy to follow video tutorials for this program are available here.
Well, we are in this exciting exam period at NU! Should students have access to Google during exams? Mark Dawe, chief executive of the Oxford, Cambridge, and RSA exam board, suggested they should. The suggestion has sparked debate. In this article, two experts weigh the pros and cons of the proposed change. The Guardian has more details. What’s your opinion?