Digital examination

When you (re)design a course, decide for each activity what type of assessment and feedback you will give and how it will be given.

The most up-to-date information on how to organize digital examination, is currently published on the staff website.

If you have an ULCN staff account, you can access the following resources:

The following resources will provide you with additional information about digital examination:

  • When you want to give feedback to your students.
  • When you want to receive insight into how to adjust your course to the needs of your students.
  • When you want to give your students a final grade or assessment.
  • Formative vs. summative assessment: During your course, you can choose between two different types of assessment, depending on the goal you want to achieve. Formative assessment is used during your course to assess how much your students have learned so far and to diagnose which topics or parts need to be addressed more fully. Formative assessment is not for a grade but is for you as a teacher to receive insight into how to adjust your course to the needs of your students. Summative assessment on the other hand is a way of assessment that is often used to form the final grade or assessment. It is also a way to standardize the student performances so the results can be compared.
  • Immediate feedback: Quizzes can provide immediate feedback automatically. All you need to do is create a quiz on Brightspace or Kaltura Live Room and provide the correct answers and feedback once. Depending on the tool you use, it might be possible to have open questions as well. This format is well suited for self-assessments and exam preparation. More information on how to do this can be found on this Brightspace Screensteps page or in the Kaltura blog from the library. Use these tips and tricks from Brigham Young University to create good quality multiple choice questions.
  • Peer feedback: As a teacher, you are the expected source when it comes to providing feedback. Students value your opinion and judgement, and like to know how they are doing, but providing feedback also takes a lot of time. In some cases a peer review can just be as effective, with the added benefit that both parties will learn from the peer review session and it will contribute to the academic development of your students.
  • Use rubrics and set expectations: When you provide feedback and grades to your students, it’s recommended to use rubrics and set expectations on what students will receive.
  • Quiz on Brightspace or Kaltura Live Room.
  • Peer feedback.
  • End assignment.