Brainstorming ideas for your assessment

Activity time: 30 Minutes

Types of media: Handout/s, Webpage, Helpsheet


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This resource offers the 'mindmapping' or 'spider-diagram' technique as an initial assignment planning method. This method also prompts the student to consider the research process, and deadlines by which reading and note-taking should be completed.


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This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.

This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 9, 2012

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Sometimes the hardest part about an assessment is just getting started. Use this guide to brainstorming to get your ideas flowing for your next assessment.

Download a guide to brainstorming ideas for your assessment.


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