Which Assessment Tool Should I Use?
Assessment is one of the most important aspects of teaching and learning. It’s therefore vital that you use the proper tools for online assessment. Brightspace (D2L) offers a wide variety of tools for various types of assessments. Please refer to the table below as a guide.
|Assessment Type||Suggested Brightspace Tools|
Examples: Weekly assignments, labs, graded discussions, proposals or chapter quizzes
Formal assessment includes both formative and summative assessments.
Examples: Assignments, tests, papers, group projects, graded discussions and portfolios
Examples: Final exam, midterm exam, major course paper, or capstone project
Informal assessments can play a significant role in learning but they are a method or strategy to assist a learner in their learning.
Examples: Portfolios, reflective journals, participation