Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Specific techniques

Find out about a range of assessment techniques, why they might be useful and case studies presenting exemplars from Edinburgh and elsewhere.


Peer assessment

Examples of how peer assessment can be used.

Group assessment

Resources on the subject of group work and group assessment.

Assessing portfolios

Guidance and resources on using and assessing portfolios.

Online computerised tests

Advice and resources on designing and using online computerised tests.

Assessing online courses

Guidance and case studies on assessment methods used in online programmes.

In-class assessment

Resources to support assessing students’ learning during class.