3 Minute Assessment Talk (3MAT) – The Differences Between Course Grades & Learning Outcomes Assessment

March 9, 2017 Matthew Gulliford

View Now

 

Are you able to explain an assessment topic and engage an audience with limited knowledge or experience in under 3 minutes? Pardon, me?!

Following from my blog post earlier this week introducing my new 3 Minute Assessment Talks (3MATs), the first in this series focuses on the differences between course grades and learning outcomes assessment.

Grading (individual assignments/final course grades) and learning outcomes assessment (at the course or program level) should always be viewed as complementary activities which work together to support and improve teaching and learning.  They both aim to identify what students have learned; they just approach it differently. It’s valuable to have specific and quick examples at your disposal on the differences between the two, as this question comes up a lot.  Furthermore, this is a great conversation starter for engaging people in assessment and some may argue, the most important to make clear from the beginning.

Download the 3MAT e-book below for a great resource to help you explain the differences between course grades and learning outcomes assessment in under 3 minutes!

 

View Now

The post 3 Minute Assessment Talk (3MAT) – The Differences Between Course Grades & Learning Outcomes Assessment appeared first on Watermark.

Previous Article
Streamlining NIFA Reporting with Purdue University
Streamlining NIFA Reporting with Purdue University

Land-grant institutions have a specific mission to share the fruits of research with the citizens of their ...

Next Article
Introducing the 3 Minute Assessment Talks! (3MAT)
Introducing the 3 Minute Assessment Talks! (3MAT)

Recently on my doctoral program, a professor told me I needed to be able to explain my research and engage ...