Designing Aligned Assessments

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After using the backwards design process to think of your course as a set of learning activities that help your students achieve the learning objectives you set of them, you can then use those learning objectives to design assessments that allow students to demonstrate their progress in meeting your objectives. In this video, Dr. Carol Subino Sullivan, Assistant Director for Faculty Teaching and Learning Initiatives in CTL, share a few rules of thumb for creating aligned assessments.

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