AbstractAuthentic assessment focuses on the application of knowledge and skills in a creative manner. This departs from a traditional approach to assessment where students recall or apply information in a more standardized form. Authentic assessment allows students the opportunity to demonstrate their mastery of the course content while also encouraging...
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- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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- Class Level(s):
- Any Level
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Usage NotesThis assignment is appropriate for any class where you want students to reflect on their own learning. It might be especially helpful for classes that use inquiry-guided learning, service-learning, or experiential learning. This will help students connect those experiences to the student learning outcomes for the course. Students will likely need guidance...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Students will assess their progress in meeting the learning objectives and outcomes for the course.
- Students will provide evidence of their own learning.
- Students will think reflectively about the learning process in this course.
- Students will identify a learning objective and and the skills and knowledge needed to achieve this objective.
- Students will select four student learning outcomes for this course and demonstrate how they have achieved that outcome. In doing so, student will clearly connect a class activity or assignment to the student learning outcome; explain what they learned a
- Students will write a reflective summary that explains how they have grown as a learner over the semester, their learning-related goals and objectives for the future, and the ways in which this course may help achieve those goals.