Keys to Successful Student Outcomes Assessments

2017-02-04T21:13:18Z (GMT) by Gavin Brown
<div>This is a staff development workshop conducted at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in February 2013. </div><div>Presentation details are: Brown, G. T. L. (2013, February 10). <i>Keys to Successful Student Outcomes Assessments. </i>Keynote presentation to the 2<sup>nd</sup> Annual Forum for University Teaching: Learning Outcomes Assessment, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA.</div><p></p><div>Goals for the workshop were:</div><div>•Participants will appreciate and understand:</div> <div>–that the validity of assessments depends on their alignment with curricular goals, targets, and outcomes. </div> <div>–the value of the Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes Taxonomy as a tool for ensuring coverage of surface and deep cognitive processes in the design of assessment tasks and curricular goals</div> <div>–the importance of quality characteristics of assessment task as an essential component of validity</div> <div>–the role that student beliefs concerning assessment and motivations for learning play in achieving learning outcomes</div> <div>–the importance of quality, over style, in teaching practices</div> <div>–the importance of feedback from assessment practices during instruction towards improved learning outcomes</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>