Designing Assessments for Business Education

FBE Building, 111 Barry Street Level 6, Room 6.05

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This workshop will focus on the design of effective assessment in business subjects across the Faculty of Business & Education. This workshop will provide you with practical strategies to design assessment tasks relevant to business education that align with the specific aims and objectives of the overall business curriculum and the learning outcomes of your subject. You will be provided with examples of a range of assessment designs and strategies to evaluate the assessment types that best fit with your subject.

This workshop would suit those who have subject coordination responsibilities and are involved with designing assessment for a subject in the Faculty of Business & Economics. Please bring subject guidelines and/or assessment tasks which you will design for/enhance during the workshop.

Workshop Objectives:
- Discuss the purpose of assessment in higher education
- Evaluate assessment for student learning
- Discuss the relevance of aligning assessment tasks to subject learning objectives
- Compare and contrast different types of assessment tasks in business education
- Design subject-level assessment

Valerie Cotronei-Baird
Valerie is a Learning and Teaching Specialist in the Williams Centre for Learning Advancement, Faculty of Business & Economics. In her role she is primarily involved in working with academic teaching staff and research in the skill acquisition required to innovate teaching and assessment practices.

Linda Corrin:
Dr Linda Corrin is a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education in the Williams Centre for Learning Advancement, Faculty of Business and Economics. Her research and professional development work focuses on feedback, learning design, educational technology and learning analytics.