Assessment of Learning Outcomes
1. This primer provides general information and guidance related to goals, objectives, and outcomes at the course level:
2. We use Bloom's taxonomy to develop learning outcomes for each course. These documents provide helpful action verbs to use when writing learning outcomes:
3. This grid can serve as a guide when planning and articulating the learning outcomes for your course:
NBME U Assessment Course
This is a free online course with wonderful resources: https://nbmeu.desire2learn.com
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Using Rubrics for Assessment
Please contact Sarah Zahl if you have questions regarding the design and/or implementation of rubrics in your course.
Classroom Assessment Techniques
Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are formative assessment methods that can help you understand the degree to which students comprehend the course content. CATs can also help you evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching methods. Most CATs are easy to use and take only a few minutes of class time.
This document provides a brief description of 50 useful CATs (organized by assessment type):
General Assessment Resources
This is a narrated Power Point presentation that describes curriculum mapping in COM: http://www.screencast.com/t/qGrkczBP6