Explore the purposes and variety of feedback and assessment types, uncover your own reasons for assigning the work you do, and discuss the practicalities of grading at Queen’s.
Outcomes for faculty:
-describe the types of assessment used in a course one is currently teaching or has taught, and the purpose of those assessments in terms of student learning
-list a variety of assessment options for one’s own particular teaching environment
-list strategies for grading in one’s own particular teaching environment
-describe ways of clarifying expectations to students before an assignment is due
This program will provide new and pre-tenure faculty with the opportunity to learn about timely and practical approaches for enhancing their teaching, while building their campus-wide network in an informal setting. Facilitated discussions on a range of topics in teaching and learning will combine evidence-based research with first-hand experience from participants and CTL staff.
Participants in this program will:
-apply evidence-based strategies for teaching to their own courses and instructional contexts
-develop a network of faculty, staff, and educational support professionals across campus
-convert Queen’s University’s institutional priorities for teaching and learning into manageable components of their own teaching practice