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Online Exam and Assessment Best Practices

Canvas Guides to Quizzes

Quiz settings to maximize security

What quiz types can I create in a course?

Math Editor (for Rich Content Editor, which can be used in quiz questions as well as quiz answers. For answers, use Essay Question.)

Online Assessment Resources

Pedagogical Repository of Strategies for Assessment (University of Central Florida)

Alternative Assessment Guide (NYU)

Remote Assessments Methods and Practices (NYU)

Writing Better Questions for Online Assessment (NYU)

 A Brief History of Assessment (video from Waypoint Outcomes)

Feel Secure About Your Relationship with Quizzes (Instructure)

General Assessment Resources

Assessment Basics (Carnegie Mellon University Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation)

How to Assess Students’ Learning and Performance (Carnegie Mellon University Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation)

Authentic Assessment (Indiana University at Bloomington) 

“Understanding by Design” Wiggins and McTighe’s (2005) backward design model

Slide Deck from the March 2020 Academic Leaders Meeting