Transforming Assessment Into Authentic Engagement for 21st Century Learning

Summary

October 12th at 4 pm CST

By structuring assessments so that they focus more on student questions, educators can move from simply checking for learning to designing for genuine student learning. This concept combined with “desirable difficulties” and the power of authentic assessment offers educators strategies and conceptual tools to empower students to be great learners in the classroom and in the real world. Teaching Channel has partnered with UMass Global to discuss assessment and design best practices to implement in today’s classroom.

In this webinar you will:

  • Gain assessment strategies and techniques designed to be integrated into your daily academic practice
  • Examine specific examples to identify the realistic modifications to assessments that can be facilitated in-person, hybrid, or fully online
  • Learn how to use the concept of “desirable difficulties” and authentic assessments to empower students
  • Understand the foundations of 21st Century Learning

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Overview

Format: Zoom Webinar

Date: October 12th, 2021 at 4 pm CST

Cost: Free

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Meet Our Speakers

Kimberly Greene

Kimberly Greene

Professor

Professor Dr. Kimberly Greene teaches online for University of Massachusetts Global’s School of Education. She served as an instructional designer throughout UMass Global’s transition to blended learning and then as the founding director for the Center for Instructional Innovation (CII). Her Ed.D. in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University put her at the forefront of the international movement to integrate technology into the educational process.

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Keely Keller

DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS

Keely Keller is the Director of Professional Programs for Learners Edge. Prior to joining Learners Edge, Keely served students with special needs and subsequently served as a Special Education Coordinator in a suburban Minnesota school district. Ms. Keller launched the program and is responsible for the Cultivate curriculum development, synchronous sessions, and program evaluation.

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