Macro assignments are the large, high level assessments that frame a course. Explore a range of assignment types and tips on how to write assignment descriptions to bolster student understanding and buy-in.
These sessions are paperless, please bring a computer.
This workshop is part of the Teaching & Learning Fundamentals Series hosted by the University Teaching & Learning Center. Learn how to design courses and assignments for significant learning, as drawn from the Course Design Institute. Other workshops in this Spring 2017 series are Open Educational Resources for Faculty, Connecting Student Motivation and Teaching Strategies, Creating a “Promising” Syllabus, A New Twist on Teaching Goals: Dreaming Big, Assessing Learning Part I - “Backward” Design, Assessing Learning Part II - Opportunities and Challenges, How to Design Macro Assignments, Staging and Pacing Course Assignments, Learning Activities: Expanding the Repertoire, and Feedback and Grading. All sessions will be first-come, first served.