Designing Assessment for Business Education (Mini course)

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Short Online Course

Well-designed assessment is the key to engaging students in active and effective learning. This interactive workshop provides practical strategies to design assessment that ensures what and how students learn align with your subject’s intended learning outcomes. Examples of a range of assessment designs and strategies are provided.


Dr Valerie Cotronei-Baird, Learning and Teaching Specialist, WCLA. Valerie is a leader in the provision of learning and teaching advice. In her role she is primarily involved in working with academic teaching staff in the skill acquisition required to innovate teaching and assessment practices. Valerie’s research includes: the integration of employability skills in the business curriculum, the professional development of academic teaching staff, assessment and assessment criteria and feedback, engaging students in the classroom, collaborative learning and team-based assignments and online delivery.