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In our previous blog, we began highlighting seven things that assessment-literate educators need to do when creating high-quality assessments. Let’s recap the first three: 1. Assessment-literate educators create and/or select assessments that balance formative and summative purposes to meet the information needs of all stakeholders, including students. 2. Assessment-literate educators establish clear...

In a perfect world, we would individualize assessment for every student, thus truly accounting for all differences in their prior knowledge, cultural differences, and cognitive styles. As we all know, this is near impossible and certainly impractical. But, as Linda Suskie shares in her article in the AAHE Bulletin from...

Every assessment has strengths and limitations, which means no single measure will serve every specific need. If your system has been built piecemeal over time, it’s likely to be chaotic, as various tools have been added to meet needs without a comprehensive look at the entire system. To create a...