• Active Assessment

Active Assessment

Click on the title below to read a paper from a work in progress by David A. Katz on testing called Active Assessement:

This material is part of the active learning activities used by David A. Katz in the classroom. A recent report has confirmed that students get better grades and fail less when professors use active-learning methods in the classroom (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2014, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1319030111).

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Active Assessment: Small Scale Experiments for Authentic Assessment

Five active assessment problems that have been used with students are detailed below. These problems, along with general considerations, addressed above, were discussed in symposia on Active Assessment, Hands-on Testing, and Laboratory Practical Exams at ACS meetings, NSTA National Conferences, ChemEd 2003, the 18th BCCE, and several ICCE conferences.