Assessment of Module Goals

Unit 6, along with exam question/s, is the summative assessment for the module. Refer to Unit 6:Applying Strain and Earthquake Hazard Analyses to Different Regions for details on that primary component of the summative assessment. Example exam questions can be found below.

The summative assessment is designed to assess the overarching module goals:

  1. Students are able to access and analyze GPS data in order to calculate and interpret ongoing strain in the region between three neighboring GPS stations.
  2. Students are able to synthesize how calculated local strain is related to regional tectonics and earthquake hazard and risk and propose mitigation strategies.

Example Exam Questions

Example exam questions for GPS, Strain, and Earthquakes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 472kB Dec8 16)