Assessment criteria

All types of exams are assessed according to the assessment criteria below. Each criterion is accompanied by a description of the criterion plus a schematic diagram of how the individual methods of assessment are evaluated in relation to it.

You can click through for more information on the individual criteria and to see a brief assessment of the types of exam. For further information, please read the assessment form under the individual types of exams.

The assessment criteria have been developed in light of the following:

  • Andersen, H. L., & Tofteskov, J. (2008). Eksamen og eksamensformer – betydning og bedømmelse [Examination and types of examination – significance and marking]. Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur.
  • Arbejdsgruppen vedrørende prøveformer ved AU [working group on types of exams at AU] (2008). Report on assessment methods– requirements and implementation. Downloaded 23 September 2011
  • Bachman, L. F. (2002), Alternative Interpretations of Alternative Assessments: Some Validity Issues in Educational Performance Assessments. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 21: 5–18.
  • Stockfors, J. et al. Examination – en exempelsamling [a collection of specimens]. Vanliga och mindre vanliga sätt att värdera studieresultat [common and less common ways of assessing study outcomes]. Downloaded 23rd September 2011