I’m enjoying reading some of what Robert has written here over the years. It’s a ton. Here is something he wrote in 2016 on assessment:
Relative to the discussion about assessment, I thought I would share the following e-mail exchange I had with a student today. Since the student asked, I decided to be straightforward and blunt. Names have been redacted to protect identities. Earlier in my career and before jGR, I probably would not have written a reply quite like this, but I certainly have assessed the situation.