10 Points to Consider in Choosing Alternative Assessment Methods for the Online Environment

10 Points to Consider in Choosing Alternative Assessment Methods for the Online Environment



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Students can learn through many different but equitable assessment methods. An alternative online assessment is not a lesser form of assessment, but a different assessment to achieve the same aim. Some of the ideas in this Insight are worth considering in the design of alternative assessment methods for the online environment to ensure the quality and equity of the assessment. Developed to support the Irish higher education community in the initial weeks of the move to online/remote teaching and learning in March 2020.

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