Assessing Student Learning in In-Person Courses

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Assessment is an integral part of course design and the teaching and learning process. Assessments should be carefully planned to align with the course learning outcomes and provide opportunities for students to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that you expect them to learn in the course. The links below provide information about effective practices for in-person assessments. 

General Effective Practices for Assessing Students' Learning 


Balancing High- and Low-Stakes Assessments 


Academic Integrity 


Designing Exams and Tests 


Authentic Assessment and Alternative Assessments to Traditional Exams 


Grading and Feedback