Lighten the Load with Illuminate
By Ginger Starks-Yoble
Illuminate lightens the load when it comes to grading. By uploading a PDF of a test and entering the answer key, scores are generated immediately. As not all tests are written in multiple choice format, it can take time on the front end, adapting previously created tests into a multiple choice format. Though this part can be time consuming, it also gives you the chance to re-think test questions and lead students to critical thinking when having to select from multiple options. The time spent preparing the assessment is so worth it when you aren’t left with hours of grading to do afterwards. It is helpful to think of the process in three phases, pre-test, administering the test, and post-test.
Here is a general overview of what the steps include.