Fall Speaker Series: Laura Lukes

The GGS Fall Speaker Series continues this week with Laura Lukes, Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching & Faculty Excellence. We’re going to talk about how to create exams and assessments. This discussion will be improved if we bring examples, so feel free to bring in (or send to Dr. Lukes ahead of time) exams you have made, you have taken and found to be useful, or you have taken and found to be ineffective.

Where: Innovation Hall, rm 215G
When: Thursday, October 15 @ 5:00 pm

Abstract: The key to effective assessment is knowing what the learning goals are for your students. As such, we will start by exploring a general “designing with the end in mind” framework for course design. Then we will examine the difference between formative and summative assessments, as well as types of assessment questions.

Finally, we will discuss specic tactics and tools for designing your own assessments/exam questions. Bring some examples from your courses! If time permits, we will collectively workshop your example assessment/exam questions.