Topic 6: Using digital devices and resources to assess student learning

Choose the right digital tools and resources

  • Use a variety of assessment formats.
  • Make sure the assessments are aligned with the learning objectives and the course content.
  • Provide clear instructions and expectations for students.
  • Use rubrics or grading criteria to ensure consistency in grading.

Design effective digital assessments

  • Use a variety of assessment formats, such as quizzes, tests, essays, and projects.
  • Make sure the assessments are aligned with the learning objectives and the course content.
  • Provide clear instructions and expectations for students.
  • Use rubrics or grading criteria to ensure consistency in grading.

Deliver the assessments and collect student data

  • Use a learning management system (LMS) or other digital platform to deliver the assessments and collect student data.
  • Use security features to prevent cheating.
  • Monitor the assessment process to ensure that all students are able to complete the assessments fairly.

Analyze student data and provide feedback

  • Use the data from the assessments to analyze student performance and identify
    areas where students may need additional support.
  • Provide feedback to students on their performance and on how to improve.
  • Use the data to inform your teaching and to improve your assessments over time.

Your ELearning World. (2020, March, 27). How to create effective assessments in eLearning. [YouTube Video].

Effective teaching and learning. (2023, May, 6). A guide on how to assess student learning effectively. [YouTube Video].

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Colombia | Center for Teaching and learning. (e.d.). REsources for assessing student learning

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University of Calgary. (e.d.). Five principles for meaningful online assessment.