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Assessment Using Holistic Rubrics


Holistic Assessment Hi – I’m back again! The new semester is now well underway and I am beginning to reach cruising speed. Based upon my rather slow writing speed and my teaching load this semester, I think that three posts … Continue reading

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Selected Response (Bloom)


Assessing Critical Thinking Using Selected Response Items Sorry for missing my self-imposed deadline yesterday! I was moving my youngest daughter down to Kendall College of Art and Design and it took much more time and effort than I expected. It … Continue reading

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Selected Response (construction)


Constructing Useful Selected Response Items Today, I would like to briefly introduce some practices that I use to improve the item quality on my multiple-choice assessments. Regardless of format that we use, we must remain mindful of reliability and validity … Continue reading

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Assessment and the syllabus


Assessment and the Syllabus Hello again! I have taken a brief hiatus to enjoy the last glorious bits of summer. Now I, like you, must refocus my energies upon my upcoming classes. As the new semester rapidly approaches, many of … Continue reading

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