Monthly Archives: July 2012

Exam validity

How can we create valid exams? Yesterday, we briefly introduced two common assessment terms – integrative learning and authentic assessment. Today, I’m going to focus on another common term: validity. We write and give exams in our classes in an … Continue reading

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Authentic assessment

What is meant by “authentic assessment” and “integrative learning”? Wow! Where to start? There is so much to talk about with regard to assessment. I guess I’ll begin by being a bit philosophical. There will be many future opportunities for … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new assessment blog! I have established this blog to help support the assessment of integrative learning at Ferris State University. The goals of this project include: Defining and improving the assessment of student learningĀ in the academic programs … Continue reading

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