Whether they are timed, multiple choice exams, or term-long research projects, assessments are intended to evaluate what information student's possess and how well they can recall and use what they know to analyze problems and arrive at appropriate solutions.
Illinois Compass 2g offers two basic tools for assessing student work. The assignment tool functions like a dropbox allowing students to turn in digital files to be graded. The Assessment tool allows you to create, deploy and grade a variety of computer-based quizzes and online exams.
Grading student work
Creating and managing exams and quizzes
Detecting plagiarism with SafeAssign
To learn more about assessing student performance with assignments and assessments we recommend the following workshops:
Illinois Compass 2g: Assessing Student Performance with Assignments
Illinois Compass 2g: Assessing Student Performance with Tests and Surveys
Illinois Compass 2g: Curbing Plagiarism with SafeAssign
Illinois Compass 2g: Setting up and Managing Your Grade Center
Illinois Compass 2g: Grade Center Walk-in Clinic
To learn more about the innovative uses of academic technology on this campus join us for an upcoming Brown Bag presentation or view the archive of previous Brown Bag sessions.
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