Brave New World: Forging Alphas from Formative Assessment (Sponsored by ExamSoft)
ABA standard 314 ushers in a hefty change to legal pedagogy. Gone are the days of post-semester feedback through a singular exam grade; here are the days of multiple-choice quizzes, frequent writing assignments, and peer reviews. It’s a brave new world, and new tools are required to navigate the changing terrain. This presentation will discuss the meaning of formative assessment, its benefit to professors and students alike, and offer your institution a leg-up with ready-made yet customizable quizzes written by experts in the field. Equipped with pre-formed multiple-choice questions and automated student feedback, your faculty can easily leverage formative assessment to assist all students with mastering course content while your program gains tangible data to meet the new accreditation standards.