Overall Course Success

You can use information from formative and summative assessments to evaluate the overall effectiveness of your course.

This section will help you determine optimal types of assessment and how to make sense of and integrate the results to improve your course and teaching approach.

Measurement concerns

There are two main issues in making an argument for overall course success. First, you need to make a choice about what data to collect and analyze for your assessment. Second, you need to have a plan for how you will combine this data.

Collecting data: types

There are several types of data that can tell you more about your course.

Combining data

After choosing data to collect consider how these types of data will interact to tell the story of course success and places for improvement.