Northwestern University

Wed 12:00 PM

Faculty Workshop: Focus on Assessment: Designing Effective Assessments to Improve Learning

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM  

Where: 627 Dartmouth Place, Searle Center, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff

Contact: Muveddet Harris   847.491.4586

Group: Searle Faculty Events

Category: Academic

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Traditionally, grading has served a single purpose: communicating to students how well they have performed in the course.  By thinking creatively and strategically about how to integrate it into a course, however, faculty members can use assessment as a means for improving student learning.  In this workshop, participants will consider how to

Link learning objectives, design, and assessment Develop and use grading rubrics Effectively use alternative forms of student assessment Use formative assessment to improve student learning

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