Hacking* for Assessment

*Hack – to improvise effectively; to take things apart and repurpose them to solve problems or create new products.

See the Henry Ford Museum’s usage of the term “hack.”

Fall 2021

Reflective responses are the most authentic forms of assessment, but until now they have been impossible to evaluate at scale. If we can develop a natural language processing program with machine learning and AI techniques to automate the assessment process, it would open the door for more reliable assessments for the university and it would also affect the way we assess students in JMU X-Labs classes.

Hacking for Assessment

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