Events

CLT Summer Assessment Retreat 

Monday, July 4, 2022

Conceptualizing Assessments (10–11:30 AM)

This session will explore how assessments fit into your course and support learning outcomes

Elizabeth Gillis, PhD (she/her)
Educational Developer (Curriculum)

Assessments and Academic Integrity (1:15–2 PM)

Challenges and solutions to issues of academic integrity in assessment.

Susan Joudrey, PhD
Associate Director
Centre for Learning and Teaching

 

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Finding the Right Assessments (10–11:30 AM)

This session will explore the importance of grounding course assessments in scholarship and evidence-based practices, as well as the unique contextual factors of your course.

Jill Marie McSweeney-Flaherty, PhD
Educational Developer (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning | Classroom Spaces)
SoTL Scholars Program Administrator
Programs Team Lead

Reflective Assessments (1:15–2 PM)

Integrating self-assessment into your course as a tool to support student learning.

Elizabeth Gillis, PhD (she/her)
Educational Developer (Curriculum)

 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Designing Assessments that are Equitable, Inclusive, and Accessible (10–11:30 AM)

Using UDL, CRP, and other frameworks to build assessments that work for all students. Please bring an assessment you use currently for this hands-on workshop.

Les T. Johnson, PhD
Educational Developer (eLearning)
eLearning Team Lead

Shazia Nawaz Awan, Ed.D.
Educational Developer (Internationalization & Intercultural Competency)

Tereigh Ewert
Senior Educational Developer
(Anti-oppressive and Transformative Education)
EDI Team Lead

Assessments and Large Classes (1:15–2 PM)

An examination of some solutions for creating and managing assessments in large-enrollment classes, including peer review.

Elizabeth Gillis, PhD (she/her)
Educational Developer (Curriculum)

Jill Marie McSweeney-Flaherty, PhD
Educational Developer (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning | Classroom Spaces)
SoTL Scholars Program Administrator
Programs Team Lead

 

Thursday, July 7, 2022      

How Feedback Can Support Student Learning (10–11:30 AM)

How to build an assessment so that it provides students feedback throughout the learning process, including instructor and peer feedback.

Kate Crane, MA
Educational Developer (eLearning)

Rubrics (for learning) (1:15–2 PM)

This session will explore how to create and use effective rubrics in your courses.

Jill Marie McSweeney-Flaherty, PhD
Educational Developer (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning | Classroom Spaces)
SoTL Scholars Program Administrator
Programs Team Lead

 

Friday, July 8, 2022

Assessing Your Assessments (10–11:30 AM)

This session will explore the importance of understanding the effectiveness of your assessments through feedback from students and other scholarly approaches.

Jill Marie McSweeney-Flaherty, PhD
Educational Developer (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning | Classroom Spaces)
SoTL Scholars Program Administrator
Programs Team Lead

Ungrading (1:15–2 PM)

An introduction to the pedagogical reasons for removing instructor grades from your courses. Examples of what ungrading can look like in your course will be explored.

Betsy Keating, PhD
Educational Developer (Faculty)
Faculty Certificate Program Coordinator

Suzanne Le-May Sheffield, PhD
Executive Director (Acting)

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