General Guidelines for Creating Assessments

What general guidelines should I follow when creating assessments?

As you create assessments in your course, we encourage you to consider implementing the following six evidence-based guidelines:

  1. Align assessments with learning aims
  2. Use multiple low stakes assessments
  3. Create authentic assessments
  4. Use both formative and summative assessments
  5. Use varied forms of assessments
  6. Use cumulative assessments