Using Hypothesis for Low-Stakes Assessment with Timely Feedback

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Assessment Tool


This activity ensures students' preparation for class using a digital annotation tool with peer-to-peer interaction to increase the understanding of complex scientific journal articles. Hypothesis integrated into Canvas, allowing for frequent low-stakes assessment with timely feedback.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 6: Technology for Teaching and Learning
    • Objective: 6.1 The tools and media facilitate achievement of course learning objectives/outcomes.
    • Objective: 6.2 Technological tools and resources used in the course enable student engagement and active learning.


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Assessment Tool
  • Author:   Jill Citron, Instructor
  • Institution:  San Jose State University
  • Date Created:  2021-07-25
  • Course Format:   Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Canvas

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 6: Course Technology
  • Standard: 6.1 The tools used in the course support the learning objectives or competencies.
  • Standard: 6.3 A variety of technology is used in the course.