Faculty Guide to Major Course Assessments

An assessment strategy that accurately determines the extent to which students have obtained the knowledge and skills we want them to acquire is a critical part of any course design. Accordingly, it is crucial for instructors to understand the different approaches available to them when considering major assessments in their courses. Each approach involves various strategies, as well as its own benefits and challenges. The goal of this guide is to provide guidance on approaches to traditional assessments, alternative assessments, and academic integrity.