Full course description
The Creating Outstanding Authentic Assessments for Online Courses Seminar is designed help faculty design activities that engage students in applying learning to real-world contexts that have real-world impact. The seminar centers on an initial Zoom session in which faculty learn what authentic assessments are and how to design them.
Following the meeting, participants practice developing or modifying an assessment based on authentic learning principles and receive peer feedback. In a final Zoom session, participants present their authentic assessment to peers and the seminar facilitators for additional feedback. Materials for developing authentic assessments will be provided in the seminar's companion Canvas course.
This seminar counts as 2-elective units towards Online Course Design Certificates or Online Teaching Certificates.