ASSETT Assessment Services
Provides individual review and consultation related to classroom assessment.
Collaborative, or group, exams
Students complete an exam individually, and then in a group, providing additional feedback and incentive to understand the material.
Visual representations of the connections between major topics, useful for getting information on student understanding.
A set of instruction an assessment tools in mathematics and science, used for eliciting students ideas.
Developed in the CU APPM department. Students attend orals in small groups, and are quizzed by a facilitator with conceptual questions as preparation for a written exam.
Students review and comment on work done by their peers, in a structured format.
Long-term documentation of student mastery of course material.
Explicit statements of what types of student work will be able to know and do to receive a particular grade.
Educational Research Instruments
A short list of assessments available for testing student beliefs and attitudes, scientific reasoning, and lab skills
Classroom Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM (COPUS)
Developed by the sister program of the Colorado SEI, this classroom observation protocol is adapted from the COPUS to identify how faculty and students are spending classroom time.
Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey (CLASS)
Developed at CU Boulder, assessment to identify student beliefs about learning physics, chemistry, and biology.
Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol (RTOP)
Observation tool to describe lesson design, implementation, and culture in K12.
Student Interactivity and Teaching Activity Report (SITAR)
Draws on RTOP and TDOP
Teaching Dimensions Observation Protocol (TDOP)
Classroom observation protocol which gives information about instructional behavior.
Teaching Practices Inventory (TPI)
Developed by the sister program of the Colorado SEI, this survey was designed to characterize the teaching practices used in undergraduate science and mathematics courses.