University of Nebraska Medical Center

CATs in the Classroom

Classroom Assessment Techniques, otherwise known as CATs, are simple, content-related activities done during class time. CATs are typically not graded and anonymous to encourage students to work comfortably. CATs should uncover areas where students struggle and reinforce the content they have already mastered.

Here is a easy way to incorporate CATs into your classroom:

About the Authors

Peggy Moore, M.S.Ed, is the director of E-Learning at UNMC. She specializes in adult learning with over 20 years in learning and development solutions, instructional design and educational technology. She loves the fast-paced environment of e-learning and collaborating with faculty on developing curriculum in higher education.
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Analisa McMillan, MSEd, is the Director of Distance Education at the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She believes that online education is just as good as traditional education, and she works with faculty on creating engaging learning communities in their courses.
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