“Assessment is simply the process of collecting information about student learning and performance to improve education.” Eberly Center, CMU Formative assessment (low stakes) involves gathering ongoing feedback that you can use to improve student learning. Summative Assessment (high stakes) is used for evaluation at the end of a learning experience. See CTL UTexas Austin
Classroom Assessment Techniques (CAT) Learn how to use these formative assessment techniques for ongoing feedback about student learning (CELT, Tufts).
More about Classroom Assessment Techniques a short list (CFT, Vanderbilt)
Grading Written Assignments Find out how to efficiently and fairly grade written assignments (Tufts)
Assessing Group Work Explore ways to be clear about the purpose(s) of the group work to frame how you assess it (Tufts)
Designing Peer Feedback Craft clear questions and carefully define the peer review process. (Tufts)
Principles of good practice for assessing student learning AAHE’s classic document from 1996
Pulling Out All the Stops: Engaging Students in Learning Computer Science
Inclusive Assessment: Equal or Equitable?
How can we get students to learn more from tests?
Creating Epic Finales or Limping Across the Finish Line