Assessment Short Course


The Assessment Short Course supports you in designing a major assessment.  You’ll clarify your learning outcomes and the best way to learn and assess them. In the end, you will have completed the design of the assessment task and learned how to plan formative assessment related to it. This course can be used towards Teaching Certification with GMCTL for faculty members.

Timing: 4 sessions - 1.5 hours each


Certificate in University Teaching and Learning Connections: 

  • 3.1.1  -I select assessment strategies, both formative and summative, aligned to an outcomes 
  • 3.1.2  -I design formative and summative tools to make learning make learning outcomes and success criteria manageable and explicit 
  • 3.2.1  -I give students multiple opportunities to learn through practice and feedback, so they have sufficient time and support to reflect and improve 
  • 3.2.2  -I generate assessment tasks that are inclusive and transparent measures of student learning, so students have equitable opportunities to demonstrate their learning 


 If you are interested in this course, please email the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning. 

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