Assessment and feedback
Advice on how to achieve assessment goals from a variety of assessment approaches.
Assessment literacy is a student’s ability to understand assessment guidelines and judge the quality of their own work. It is a core attribute of an independent and self-regulated learner.
An assessment rubric is a criteria-based marking tool. Rubrics give students clarity on what is expected and build students’ self-efficacy.
Authentic assessment gives students a chance to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-life situations.
ePortfolios offer students a space to create and curate evidence and artefacts. Purposeful reflection associated with portfolio creation engages students in metacognition.
Formative assessment is an integral part of student-centred teaching and learning. It promotes learning and provides opportunities for formative feedback.
Student peer review creates opportunities for social learning and rich feedback. This learning strategy also supports students in developing evaluative judgment.
Reflective practice is a learning strategy that promotes metacognition and develops students’ capacity for self-regulation.
Self-assessment is a formative assessment approach, which moves the responsibility for learning from the educator to the student.
Team-based projects are continuous group assessment tasks that encourage students to work collaboratively towards a common goal and cultivate work-related skills.