Assessment is the way we find evidence of student learning. It serves as a check on student knowledge of content, but also of their ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate subject matter. It’s a point of feedback for students to see their own progress, and helps to ensure that students can cite evidence when working with content.
As the academic year moves forward it’s important to review ways to prevent issues of academic integrity in the classroom. These issues can be varied, but commonly include plagiarism and cheating on assessments.