Authentic assessment is an assessment approach that focuses on measuring students’ success in skill-relevant and real-life situations. According to Defining and measuring authentic assessment: a case study in the context of tertiary science: “Authentic assessment requires students to engage with a problem or task that is contextualized within a realistic environment and assesses the knowledge skills and attitudes required in the workplace community and for lifelong learning.”
To facilitate successful authentic assessment, instructors need to:
Whether you ask students to prepare a research paper, come up with a business proposal, do a case study, record a podcast or present a topic in the classroom, FeedbackFruits has a solution to assess them based on your learning objectives.
You can give feedback to students' work and skills using Assignment Review or Skill Review, put their written work through an AI-powered writing check using Automated Feedback, have them review each other's work and group contribution using Peer Review and Group Member Evaluation, or have them assess their own work or skills with Self Assessment.
Easy and scalable assessment setup without manual work
FeedbackFruits puts an end to complicated and time-consuming assessment processes. Instructors can easily configure an assessment activity with only a few clicks.
All FeedbackFruits tools integrate to major LMSs such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle and Brightspace. While seamless LMS integration allows for automatic sync of LMS gradebook, teachers can design rubrics with custom criteria and scale ratings, which can be exported and shared across faculties.
Diversify the assessment strategies to foster career readiness skills and increase knowledge uptake
ENHANCE PEER COLLABORATION AND GROUP CONTRIBUTION
Group Member Evaluation provides transparency and streamlines the way students give feedback to group members.
TEST STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE WITH ENGAGING, MEANINGFUL QUIZZES
FeedbackFruits Quiz and Team Based Learning tools enables instructors to facilitate low and high take assessment. The Team Based Learning tool optimizes the Readiness Assurance Process (RAP), and ensures pre-class preparation by the students. Our Quiz tool helps create low-stakes quizzes that are not graded but help students practice the course content synchronously during lecture or asynchronously at home.
MAKE SURE STUDENTS UNDERSTAND THE COURSE CONTENT
Interactive Video, Interactive Document and Interactive Audio tools support the flipped classroom, by allowing you to enrich the study materials with questions and discussion prompts to increase engagement and understanding before class. Optionally, you can grade students based on their participation and performance.
ASSESSMENT THAT FOSTERS LIFELONG, CAREER-READY SKILLS
FeedbackFruits helps you implement assessment practices that cultivate 21st century skills such as collaboration, communication, feedback, critical thinking and academic writing. Tools like Peer Review, Group Member Evaluation, and Assignment Review streamline multi-layer feedback to develop critical thinking, by letting students to evaluate their peers, group members, and themselves based on a teacher-defined rubric.
Ebooks with practical strategies that you can apply in your courses to facilitate effective assessment
Resources that will help you to optimize different steps of the assessment process
Learn from the success stories of other instructors, who are facilitating assessment with FeedbackFruits