Academic Technologies offers a number of options for technology-enabled assessment. Use of these assessment tools can be aligned to the Cornell Learning Outcomes.
Collecting Assignments and Projects, Providing Feedback
Many types of student work can be submitted electronically for assessment. Disciplinary knowledge, critical thinking, communication skills, scientific/quantitative reasoning, information literacy and “process of discovery/creation” can all be assessed. Supporting tools include:
- Blackboard tools, such as the Grade Center and Rubrics; assignment submissions of various file types; discussion boards, journals and blogs
- Turnitin and Grademark grading
- Blog service, with “course blog” options; blogs as websites
- Confluence Wiki
- ePortfolio tools: Mahara(retired 2016) and Digication
Tests and Quizzes
In-class Assessment and Feedback
- iClicker (polling)
- Backchannel tools (e.g. Twitter)
- Mobile/web polling tools
Peer Assessment and/or Review
For additional information about assessment, visit the Center for Teaching Excellence’s Assessment site.