Assessing the Assessments

Welcome to the website for the Assessing the Assessments project, an OLT funded initiative to help tertiary teachers evaluate the fitness for purpose of their assessment tasks.

On this site you can find out about the goals and outcomes of the project. You can also download and use the assessment tool that we developed, which can be applied to any desired set of learning outcomes. A set of exemplar assessment tasks for tertiary chemistry that allow students to show their achievement of the Threshold Learning Outcomes for chemistry has been collated - these are suitable for adoption or adaptation at other institutions and we encourage you to use these tasks. Some important lessons that were learned about the design of good assessment tasks are also shared in the Findings section.