Innovative Learning


Assessment is the process of determining whether instructional objectives have been met. Assessment is an essential component of of instructional design.


The first step in creating instruction is setting objectives. These are the same objectives that are used in assessment

educational objectives

There are two types of instructional objectives, general instructional objectives (GIO) and specific learner outcomes (SLO).

General Instructional Objective (GIO)

Specific Learner outcomes (SLO)

Evaluating Objectives

When evaluating objectives, one should look for the following:


Creating Test Items

Constructed Response
Generate your own options, such as essay and short answer questions.


Selected Response
choosing from options provided, such as multiple-choice, matcing, alternative response (true/false, yes/no, and any other binary choice questions)