Office of Instruction and Assessment: Three January Mini-Courses

Friday, December 6, 2019

The Office of Instruction and Assessment is offering three five-day mini-courses, January 6-10, 2020:

  • These are five-day mini-courses
  • Expect to spend approximately 1-2 hours a day on course material
  • A certificate of completion will be provided for those who complete a substantial portion of the course

Fine-Tuning Your Course as a Road Map for Learning Register
This five-day, fully online mini-course allows instructors to refine an existing course plan and syllabus. Using the methodology of backward design and the principle of alignment, participants will revise and peer-review the learning outcomes, assessment plan, and other aspects of their courses to create an effective “road map” for learning via the course syllabus.

Course-Level Assessment Register
This five-day online mini-course introduces assessment strategies and techniques that can be implemented at the course level to measure student learning, course design, and teaching practices.

Effective Online Discussions Register
This five-day online mini-course introduces strategies for designing and facilitating effective online discussions that expand student exposure to curriculum, deepen learning, and increase student engagement.