Faculty Development

Faculty Development

Preparing and Grading Exams

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams contains detailed descriptions of the types of tests one can construct, general strategies for testing, test question construction, and alternative test formats.

Tools for Teaching: Grading Policies addresses how to set criteria for grading, minimize student complaints about grades, and effectively use different grading.

Essay Exams describes the purposes for and characteristics of effective in-class essay exams, provides a checklist for designing and evaluating essay exams, and provides a key word list for constructing essay questions.

Teachers aren't the only ones who can or have to create exams! A professor describes the use and benefits of Student-Generated Test Questions.



 

 

 

Faculty Development
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5232 USA
(269) 387-1725
faculty-development@wmich.edu