Authentic Assessments

NOVA has converted all assessments to be unproctored.  In order to create valuable assessments that upholds academic rigor.  This section was created to assist instructors with creating “Authentic Assessments”.  Authentic assessment is the measurement of intellectual accomplishments that are worthwhile, significant, and meaningful, as contrasted to multiple choice standardized tests.  Examples and Links to articles that will assist with the different types of authentic assessments and strategies.


 Types of Assessments:

      • Observation
      • Essays
      • Interviews
      • Performance tasks
      • Exhibitions and demonstrations
      • Portfolios
      • Journals
      • Teacher-created tests
      • Rubrics
      • Self- and peer-evaluation