Theme: Active Learning
Date and time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 212 Capen Hall (inside Silverman Library), North Campus
As higher education moves toward a more outcome-driven approach that emphasizes master rather than seat time, assessment has become more and more essential to teaching and learning. Performance-based assessment offers a valuable alternative (or supplement) to the traditional forms of student evaluation. Performance-based assessment requires students to solve a real-world problem or to create, perform or produce something with real-world application. It allows an instructor to assess how well students are able to use essential skills and knowledge, think critically and analytically, or develop a project.