Untitled Document Outcomes 1

Outcome statements should be able to describe what students should be able to do within the context of real life roles at the culmination of their learning experiences.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 19:48

What is Competency Based Education?

Open Educational ResourcesCompetency Based Education (CBE) which was first introduced in education in the 1960’s (Ford, 2014) has recently made a resurgence in post-secondary education, particularly in the United States. A CBE approach breaks the program requirements down into a specific set of competencies that students are expected to ...

The Public Domain ReviewThis study took a look at how digital badges might be implemented into student clubs to document the informal learning taking place.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 18:36

Curriculum Alignment Infographic

working on computerAlignment of outcomes, assessments and activities is the base for good curriculum development. Wiggins and McTighe (2005) ensure this by backwards design, Fink (2003) by integrated design and Stiehl and Lewchuck (2011) by course outcome guides.

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 08:00

Summative Assessment: The Final Frontier?

Summative Assessment: The Final Frontier?Assessment in higher education shapes the experience of students and influences their behavior even more than the teaching they receive. (Gibbs & Simpson, 2004)

EET Embarks on New Curriculum Review and Redesign Processes: Are You Ready?Benjamin Bloom (1956) created a taxonomy for the cognitive domain of learning. While revisions have been made over the years, the main principles remain the same. A strong understanding of the levels will help you make decisions when writing outcomes and assessing student learning.