Sept. 13 - Assessing your (international) students' vocabulary knowledge
Learning enough discipline specific words is the biggest linguistic barrier to academic study and success for our international students. So, how can you assess whether students have learned key words in your discipline? Come learn some informal, on-the-fly assessment strategies to use during class and more formal strategies to include in your assignments and exams.
Sept. 17 - Using Collaborative Techniques to Assess Understanding
This workshop will look at different collaborative techniques that can be used in the classroom to actively engage students with course material and with each other.
Oct. 11 - Understanding the Writing Difficulties (WDs) of Second Language (L2) Learners
This workshop will focus on how to understand the major WD's of L2 learners and address them in instruction for writing assignments. This in turn will most likely result in receiving improved written assignments and potentially less burdensome assessments.
Oct. 25 - Language and Content Assessment Strategies: Navigating Outcomes, Creating Real-world Tasks, and Justifying the Uses of Assessment Results
By the end of this workshop, learners should be able to apply the following assessment principles in their courses:
Nov. 8 - Using Generative AI to Help Create Rubrics