Assessment, or the evaluation of learner progress, can be formative or summative. Formative assessments take place throughout the learning process and contribute to student learning. Summative assessments indicate the learning students have achieved at the end of a course or program. Institutions are obligated to record summative evaluations.
Program Evaluation Standards
The Art of Evaluation
G.L.O.A.T. - 5 Principles for Effective Assessment
Four Common Pitfalls to Avoid
Using these tools will ensure that instructors are confident in both the quality and usefulness of their assessment criteria.