Creative Alternatives to Tests and Essays: Authentic Assessments that Engage Students in Real-World Activities

Thursday, 11/2, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Assessment is a central element in teaching and learning. It allows the students to demonstrate their understanding and mastery of the knowledge and skills. Authentic assessment requires students to perform or create a meaningful product using real-life simulations. 

Our session will highlight:

  • the benefits of authentic assessment¬†
  • types of authentic assessments
  • examples and templates for assignments
  • how to scale these methods to larger classes
  • considerations for grading

Attendees will leave this session with methods and examples for authentic assessments.

Session Details

Room D Michigan League
911 North University, Central Campus (view map) pop up map

Session level: All
Sponsor(s): LSA Technology Services
Presenter(s): Elizabeth Fomin, Teri Horton, Rachel Kreager

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