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Empower Me! An Online Student’s Perspective

Empowering students is a critical part of education and there is room for improvement in the United States. Students need self-worth, motivation, determination, and persistence to thrive in a course, […]

Tips to Help Students Make the Most of Feedback

Tips to Help Students Make the Most of Feedback

Tips to Help Students Make the Most of Feedback Have you ever had the sinking suspicion that the feedback you have painstakingly provided for students is—gasp—not being read? Does the […]

Why Am I Doing This? Making Assessments Meaningful

Why Am I Doing This? Making Assessments Meaningful

It is important for assessments to align with learning objectives in order to reinforce content and lead to educational improvement. The given learning objectives helps the student anticipate what they […]

Using Rubrics for Assessments

Using Rubrics for Assessments

A well-constructed assessment is designed to provide learners the opportunity to reach an outcome that is measurable and specific. Assessments will include a descriptive grading criteria that is communicated to […]

Developing Clear Instructions for Assessments

Developing Clear Instructions for Assessments

In order to ensure that students are confident that they are completing assignments correctly, it is important that the instructions explain the assignment as clearly as possible. The more precise […]