An important component of teaching is being able to determine whether students are learning and meeting the objectives and goals for the course.  Grades are a common way that instructors can assess how much students are learning in their classes.  However, assessing student learning is about more than assigning grades; it is a process and is not just a product.  Assessing student skills over time helps instructors adjust, support, and challenge learners throughout the term.  In this section, there are resources and tips about assessing student learning.

Further Resources

How to Assess Students’ Learning and Performance

Assessing Student Learning

Ways to Assess Student Learning During Class

Conduct Assessments of Learning and Teaching

Helpful Articles

Teaching Assessment by Modeling Different Assessment Techniques – Cynthia E. Tobery

Building Assignments that Teach – Mary-Ann Winkelmes

Taking Self Assessment Seriously – Georgine Loacker