Assessing Student Learning
Bloom’s Taxonomy Revised (Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, University of Iowa) – This version of Bloom’s Taxonomy favors action – it replaces the original taxonomy’s categories with verbs & gerunds to infuse cognitive processes into the classifications. Use the taxonomy to develop measurable SLOs.
Developing Student Learning Outcomes (Champlain College) – this article explains how to write specific and achievable learning outcomes for any class, working backwards from institutional outcomes.
The Impact of Formative Assessment and Learning Intentions on Student Achievement – This article discusses the importance of formative assessment in the classroom.
The Power of Feedback – This article emphasizes the role of feedback in formative assessment and its impact on student learning.
Assessment for Learning (AfL) – This article discusses the effectiveness of different assessment formats in AfL.
Rubrics and Grading – This article explores students’ views on the use of rubrics in assessment.