1. Designing Better Assignments

    Exercise 1: Improve an assignment. Brainstorm in your breakout group choose one or more way to improve the assignment: Identify the hidden skills or knowledge explicit by creating learning outcomes or objectives. Devise an activity that gives students practice with required skills. Clarify the instructions.

  2. Assignment Design in Four Steps

    Assignment Design in Four Steps . Acknowledgements . Resources consulted: Designing Effective Assignments (Centre for Teaching and Learning, Georgian College, August

  3. Organizing Assignment Design Work On Your Campus

    explores the assignment design process for campuses. A critical principle behind NILOA’s work on assignment design is the idea that powerful assignments advance (and assess) the learning outcomes the institution cares about. This means organizing work on assignments around shared frameworks for learning. These may