student learning outcomes

Designing Assessment Tools

Choose the right tool for the task Assess what matters. Promote learning. Grow equity. "Rules" for tools:
  • Select, adapt, and/or develop tools that align with the purpose of the assignment.
  • Explain to students how the tool will support their learning as well as provide you feedback about their mastery of one or more of the learning outcomes for the course.
  • Ensure the tools you use to assess student learning are equitable.
Plan backward.