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Thursday, May 15 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Innovative Assessments for the 21st Century

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The purpose of this workshop is to explore innovative assessments that will help students to develop 21st century skills. Participants will be introduced to some key assessment terms, including formative and summative assessment, as well as the difference between assessment and evaluation. A variety of non-traditional assessments will be addressed, with a focus on those that use digital tools such as blogs, e-portfolios, wikis, social media and multimedia projects. Participants will also be introduced to some best practices for marking a variety of assignments, such as the creation of rubrics that specifically link to learning outcomes. Participants will leave with some practical ideas for creating engaging formative and summative assessments that will allow students to demonstrate their learning in innovative ways.


Of Interest to: Online and distance education, Post-secondary education, K-12 educators, Instructional designers, Educational technologists

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Kelly Warnock

Instructional Designer, Open Learning – Instructional Design Group, Thompson Rivers University
Kelly Warnock is an Instructional Designer at Thompson Rivers University. She has taught in BC and internationally, with experiences ranging from teaching elementary school, to ESL university classes, to training faculty.

Thursday May 15, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
International Building, IB 2004 900 McGill Road, Kamloops, BC, Canada V2C 0C8

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