Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Are you curious about which learning technologies can be implemented to support assessment activities in your course? Check out this blog post to explore the various assessment-related technologies available to the McGill community.

Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 13:00to14:00

Wondering which myCourses assessment tools can best support student learning? This webinar identifies the various types of assessment tools available in myCourses, with emphasis on the Quiz and Assignment tools.

 

Classified as: AfLMonth, online facilitated event
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Introduce them to The successful TA: A practical approach to effective teaching (2022) (free PDF download).

  • Suggest they read Assessing student learning (Ch. 7).
  • Organize a “new TA” orientation in your unit this Fall (Appendix: Developing training opportunities for TAs).
  • Discuss assessment, feedback, and grading strategies described in the book with your TAs.
Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 11:00to12:00

The definition of a “large class” may vary depending on context; however, the challenges encountered tend to be consistent across disciplines. Join us to gain insights from fellow instructors on how they design and implement assessment tasks that support learning while also streamlining grading processes to be more effective and time efficient.

Classified as: AfLMonth, in-person facilitated event
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Last term, panelists from across the McGill community engaged in a thought-provoking discussion about the rapidly evolving world of generative AI as it relates to teaching, learning, and assessment. Organize a “watch party” with colleagues to view a video of the discussion. Then, have a conversation amongst yourselves about your approaches to assessment in the age of AI."

 

Video of Beyond Grading: Assessment in the age of AI
Classified as: self-access activity, AfLMonth, Artificial intelligence
Thursday, May 23, 2024 13:00to14:00

Assessment signals what is important for students to learn and provides them with feedback on their progress. While the emergence of generative (gen) AI has the potential to revolutionize the way we assess student learning—by creating personalized assessment tasks tailored to individual student learning outcomes and supporting diversity and inclusion, it also raises concerns about surface learning, authenticity, integrity, and bias.

Classified as: AfLMonth, online facilitated event, Artificial intelligence
Friday, May 24, 2024

Did you know there’s a dedicated PASL website? Take this quick quiz to find out what information is available to support you with implementing PASL.

Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Friday, May 24, 2024 10:00to10:30

Part 3: Collaborating on evaluation criteria

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning before, during, and after assignments? The goal of this 4-part webinar series is to address these concerns with feedback strategies that engage students in dialogue. We will present several strategies suited to writing assignments such as essays, research (term) papers, and lab reports.

 

Classified as: AfLMonth, online facilitated event
Monday, May 27, 2024

Organize a “watch party” with colleagues to view

Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Are you curious about McGill’s assessment-related technologies? Would you like help implementing a particular technology for your course? Book a one-on-one consultation with a TLS Learning Technology Consultant! Bookmark this link for the future.

Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:00to11:00

Enhance your assessment practices and engage with fellow instructors during this “show and tell” webinar featuring some of our key learning technologies. Discover what these assessment tools have to offer while gaining practical insight into how other instructors have successfully integrated them into their courses.

 

Classified as: AfLMonth, online facilitated event
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 11:00to12:00

We will examine an integrated approach to writing and assessing learning outcomes to support sustainability education. Drawing on lessons and examples from McGill’s Sustainability Education Fellows program, this collaborative workshop will focus on assessment practices that can be used to measure cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning.

Classified as: AfLMonth, in-person facilitated event
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Check out the learning resources for students from TLS and consider the following:

  • Which of the resources align with one or more of the assessment tasks in your course(s)?
  • How might you encourage your students to engage with these resources?

Want to explore further?

  • Take our interactive quiz to learn about other resources available to support students with assessment in your course(s)!
Classified as: AfLMonth, self-access activity
Thursday, May 30, 2024 13:00to14:00

Join two librarians in our workshop on teaching research techniques. We'll discuss using online tools like Slido and Microsoft Whiteboard to create quizzes and scavenger hunts, providing instant feedback and collaborative learning opportunities. Learn how we tailor content to match course outline and assignments, ensuring relevance and effectiveness.

Classified as: AfLMonth, in-person facilitated event
Friday, May 31, 2024 10:00to10:30

Part 4: Dividing assignments into multiple stages

How can we engage students with feedback and encourage them to take greater responsibility for their learning before, during, and after assignments? The goal of this 4-part webinar series is to address these concerns with feedback strategies that engage students in dialogue. We will present several strategies suited to writing assignments such as essays, research (term) papers, and lab reports.

Classified as: AfLMonth, online facilitated event

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