Didactics & formats

This chapter provides information about teaching from a didactical perspective and provides an overview of different learning formats, strategies, and activities. First you can review the alignment of your learning goals and course design, after which you can use the active learning strategies page to get inspired about different way to stimulate interactivity and collaboration. Lastly this chapter will look at different ways of assessment and how this can be done online.


The goal of formative assessment is to monitor student learning. Teachers use it to improve their teaching and students to improve their learning. It is not for a grade. The goal of summative assessment is to evaluate student learning at the end of the course. It is often used to form the final grade. For more information, read this page.

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