To achieve higher-order learning levels, assessments should be varied and provide students the opportunity to demonstrate content mastery by engaging with the course materials more deeply.

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Authentic Assessment

Authentic assessments keep students actively engaged by requiring students to solve real world problems and apply course concepts in a structured fashion.
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Example Rubrics

Rubrics define and clarify expectations, demonstrate the importance of assignment components, and encourage authentic self-assessment by students.
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Problem-Based Learning

Problem-Based Learning requires students to solve a real-world problem by applying concepts in a structured fashion.
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Scaffolded Assignments

Scaffolding is an instructional technique in which instructors provide students with varying levels of support in an effort to move them towards stronger and more independent learning.
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