Assessment Short Course


Duration: 4 sessions - 2.5 hours each

The Assessment Short Course is supports you in designing a major assessment for a course.  You’ll clarify your learning outcomes and the best way to learn and assess them, design an assessment task, and learn how to plan formative assessment related to it. You also practice giving effective feedback on learning. This course can be used towards Teaching Certification with GMCTL for faculty members.

Charter Connections

This course addresses these Educator Commitments from Our Learning Charter:

  • AF 3.1 Provide a clear indication of what is expected of students in a course or learning activity, and what students can do to be successful in achieving the expected learning outcomes as defined in the course outline
  • AF 3.2 Ensure that assessments of learning are transparent, applied consistently and are congruent with learning outcomes
  • AF 3.3 Provide students with prompt and constructive feedback on their learning progress at regular intervals throughout the course


Our next course will begin in April 2020

Session dates for this course will be: April 21, 23, 28, and 30th.  Attendance is required at all 4 sessions.