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Flexible Assessment for Deeper Thinking and Active Learning

Flexible Assessment for Deeper Thinking and Active Learning

In his OneHe course Working with Flexible Assessment, Dr. Sam Elkington makes a simple but important distinction: “In flexible assessment,” he says, “assessment for learning rather than assessment of learning is placed at the center of the curriculum and learning design.”  The distinction may be a familiar one — it is, in essence, the difference […]

Mentor Moment Replay with Diana Lenko

Mentor Moment Replay with Diana Lenko

During Spring 2021, the Teaching and Learning Innovations’ Learning Design Team was fortunate to partner with our first-ever TLi Faculty Mentors. Mentors are CSUCI Faculty who are experienced in the art of integrating teaching with technology to enhance student learning. As we get ready to introduce you to the 2021-2022 Digital Learning Mentors, we would […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Emily FairfaxAcademic Program: ESRMAverage Number of students per section: 40Featured Course: ESRM 100: Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management**Part of a living learning community Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift (1.5 semesters now). What practice or […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Stacey BeauregardAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Courses: English 102: Strategies of Successful College Writers (four sections) English 330: Interdisciplinary Writing Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, for two years prior. What practice or technique have you implemented […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Hillary TejadaAcademic Program: ChemistryAverage Number of students per section: 25Featured Course: BIOLCHEM 150: Critical Thinking for Science Majors Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift in Spring 2019 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Stacey AndersonAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Course: ENGL 102:  Strategies of Successful College Writers* (two sections)*This course focuses on helping incoming first-year students develop habits of mind and strategies for success in writing at the college-level. Students learn to make use of campus resources and academic technologies throughout […]

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