Online Assessment Techniques

From E-Learning Faculty Modules

Module Summary

Careful choice of assessment techniques allows you to specifically align evaluation to content and/or interaction. Do not limit your assessment to just quizzes and exams. Take advantage of the wide variety of alternative assessment forms available, including:

• group work

• projects

• research

• problem-based learning

• discovery learning

• interviews

• case studies

• concept maps

• demonstrations

• lab experiences

• simulations

• games

Consider using a mix of high-risk and low-risk assessments, as well as both formal and informal evaluation techniques.

Faculty Tip: Melissa (Glaser) Wanklyn – Instructor – English


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