Tool Box 1: Alternative Online Assessments At-A-Glance

This is a Tool Box Section that provides guides and ideas for online . Visit the FAQ Section for more help.

This section will take you 40 – 70 minutes to complete.

By the end of this section, you will have a thorough understanding of alternatives to traditional assessment practices.

 

TIP: The SIMPLER the BETTER!


TIP: Restructuring a final exam into a final project requires a re-design of the entire course. 

 

 

 


TIP: When you design an assessment tool, it is helpful if you design it from the perspective of your students’ learning.


Footnotes

1 The table originally appeared in Sally Brown & Kay Sambell’s (n.d.) PDF here. It has been adapted and changed to reflect U of L practices and other considerations.


Extended Resources

Napier University. (n.d.) Quick guides & resources. Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement. https://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/dlte/Pages/QuickGuides.aspx.

Queen’s University. (n.d.). Examples of innovative assessments. [Web Page]. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://www.queensu.ca/teachingandlearning/modules/assessments/31_s4_01_intro_section.html

Queen’s University. (n.d.). Sample assessment methods. [Web Page]. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://www.queensu.ca/teachingandlearning/modules/assessments/19_s2_11_sample_assessment_methods.html.

STLHE. (n.d.). Curated resources. [Web Page]. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://keepteaching.ca/resources/teaching-assessing/#academicintegrity.


References

Brown, S. & Sambell, K. (n.d.). Contingency planning: Exploring rapid alternatives to face-to-face assessment. Queen Mary University of London. https://elearning.qmul.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/Contingency-planning-exploring-rapid-alternatives-to-face-to-face-assessment.pdf.

Calendly. (n.d.) Home page. https://calendly.com/.

Napier University. (n.d.) Quick guides & resources. Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement. https://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/dlte/Pages/QuickGuides.aspx.

Queen’s University. (n.d.). Examples of innovative assessments. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://www.queensu.ca/teachingandlearning/modules/assessments/31_s4_01_intro_section.html

Queen’s University. (n.d.). Sample assessment methods. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://www.queensu.ca/teachingandlearning/modules/assessments/19_s2_11_sample_assessment_methods.html.

STLHE. (n.d.). Curated resources. Retrieved April 17, 2020 from https://keepteaching.ca/resources/teaching-assessing/#academicintegrity.

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