Why use online assessment?

Some types of online tests can be automatically graded, reducing your marking time and allowing you to conduct more regular assessment in your course. In addition, it allows you to use a variety of assessment methods. Depending on how you choose to incorporate online assessments in your overall assessment strategy, online assessment can lead to more prepared students and it can help your students to understand the module content better. Online assessment can be used particularly effectively in formative assessment.

Methods and implementation ideas
Objective vs Subjective question types
Bloom’s Taxonomy
Developing multiple choice questions that test higher order thinking
Providing feedback to students
Using assessment results effectively
Considerations and challenges in the SA context