Rethinking Course Assessment: Creating Accountability with Web-Based Tools
Kent J. Crippen December 2003 Journal of Science Education and Technology v12 n4 p431-438
This article from the Journal of Science Education and Technology describes a learning environment where achievement targets are matched to existing Web-based assessment alternatives. The authors propose that choosing good web tools in a research supported assessment framework can result in courses that are more effective without adding significant work for instructors. They suggest that the keys to success are high standards for student learning, a good assessment model, and quality tools.