## Shifting Assessment in a World with WolframAlpha

I let my students use Wolfram Alpha when they are in class and when they are doing their homework (um, how would I stop them?). Because of this, I’ve had to shift how I assess on more formal assignments. For the record, it’s the same adjustment you might make if you were using ANY kind of Computer Algebra System (CAS). The simplest shift is to stop asking for the answers to problems, and just give the students the answers. After all, they live in a world where they CAN easily get the answers, so why pretend that it’s the...

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