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Engaging Learners Through Creative Assessments

This webinar explores how creative assessments can engage learners by allowing them to demonstrate knowledge using their individual strengths; allows participants in all disciplines to challenge the way they assess learners; provides examples of creative assessments; and explores ways to grade different types of assignments.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Participants learn what creative assessments are and how they can be implemented in a course.
2. Participants learn how to develop effective creative assessments that measure course outcomes.
3. Participants learn how to grade creative assessments using general rubrics.

Caleb Curfman is a history instructor at Northland Community and Technical College and has taught at the college since Spring 2018. Caleb earned an Associate in Arts from Northland Community and Technical College and a B.S. in history with a minor in political science from Bemidji State University. His research focused on midwestern states in the American Civil War, as well as ancient and religious history. Caleb then earned his M.A. in history from the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he specialized in 19th-century American history. Recently, Caleb presented on creative assessments for an in-service day at Northland Community and Technical College, the CIHS Annual Meeting, and on the Lecture Breakers Podcast, episode 71.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Pacific: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Central: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastern: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm





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