Student Choice in Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are utilized with some level of student choice in order to maximize student engagement and involvement in the assessment process

Use different assessment strategies to build communication skills and provide opportunities for different students to excel in demonstrating their learning. Offering students choice in topics or tasks, while still assessing the intended learning, motivates student effort.

Example:

Community Impact Project (Interview with Dr. Cari Din)

Literature:

Seven propositions for assessment reform in higher education:  David Boud and Associates

Making Sense of Assessment Feedback in Higher Education:  Carol Evans

Conditions under which assessment supports students’ learning : Graham Gibbs and Claire Simposon

Core principles effective assessment: James, McInnis and Devlin

Essential foundations for establishing equivalence in cross-national higher education assessment: Sarah Richardson and Hamish Coates