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Resources on assessment types and methods

Designing Assessment regimes

Design effective assessment regimes in line with best-practice principles


Examine students' knowledge, skills and attributes effectively using online assessment activities

Group and Peer Assessment

Use collaborative activities to effectively develop and assess skills, knowledge and attributes

Marking, Grading and Rubrics

Mark consistently through the appropriate application of criteria and moderation practices

Assessment Ideas for Work Integrated Learning Project Units

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities are not typical classroom learning experiences for students. The learning and development students undergo in these activities is a combination of discipline-specific content knowledge, technical and generic skills, which provides unique challenges for the comprehensive assessment of WIL. This document provides a list of assessment types that can be used to assess WIL activities which have equivalence to small, medium and large essays and/or reports.

Assessment Types and Methods

This resource is from Charles Sturt University, and discusses a variety of assessment types and methods.

Aligning Assessment to Learning Outcomes

This resource from UNSW shows you how to align your assessment to the learning outcomes of the unit, and has a section outlining a variety of assessment methods that align to generic learning outcomes often used in university assessment.

Policies and procedures relating to assessment

Monash has specific policies and procedures related to assessment. Take the time to review these to inform your teaching practice.

Assessment Regime procedure

Explains requirements of developing and implementing an assessment regime for a unit, rules around scheduling, extensions, hurdles, alternative and supplementary assessments, and communicating assessment requirements.

Scheduled Final Assessments procedure

Explains the requirements for timed major assessment tasks that are scheduled after the end of the teaching period including closed-book tasks, open-book tasks, and open-access tasks, as well as eAssessments.

Grading schema procedure

Explains the final grades that are used at Monash in a range of assessment contexts, calculations of WAM, GPA and CGPA, and rules around the use of the withdrawn incomplete (WI) grade.

Marking and feedback procedure

Outlines processes and principles for marking, blind marking, second marking, double marking, provision of feedback, quality assurance, finalising results, responsibilities, and re-marking requests.

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