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Instructors at all four campuses and the Office of eLearning are offering numerous webinars and training sessions.

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Webinar series: Alternative Assessments Online

Join us for a 1-hour synchronous webinar on alternative assessments. See dates, times and webinar subjects below. Click the "Join the webinar" button at the selected date/time.

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Mon., Nov. 30, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Alternative Assessments Online: Q&A
Bring your questions related to transitioning your face-to-face assessments to an online format. Instructional designers will be on-hand to brainstorm solutions.

Tue., Dec. 1, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Alternative Assessments Online: Exams
This session will highlight methods for transitioning an existing exam to an online format or applying an alternative assessment approach to traditional exam questions. Methods for reducing student anxiety and trusting your students will also be addressed.

Wed., Dec. 2, 2020
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Alternative Assessments Online: Group Assignments 
This session focuses on how to transition group assignments that had been occurring in the face-to-face classroom to an online format for the remainder of the semester. This will include elements that support group work by providing collaborative tools, structure, and check-ins.

Thurs., Dec. 3, 2020
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Alternative Assessments Online: Hands-on Projects
This session will help address the unique challenges related to online assessment of hands-on projects, such as those often integral to studio-based classes. Learn about methods and tools for supporting students in completing hands-on projects at a distance and providing evidence of their process and mastery for assessment.

Fri., Dec. 4, 2020
2:30 - 3:30pm
Alternative Assessments Online: Student Presentations
This session focuses on adapting in-person student presentations to an online format. The session highlights tools commonly used for recording and sharing content, methods for peer review and feedback, and real-time presentation online.

Mon., Dec. 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Alternative Assessments Online: Hands-on Projects
This session will help address the unique challenges related to online assessment of hands-on projects, such as those often integral to studio-based classes. Learn about methods and tools for supporting students in completing hands-on projects at a distance and providing evidence of their process and mastery for assessment.

Tue., Dec. 8, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 pm 
Alternative Assessments Online: Group Assignments 
This session focuses on how to transition group assignments that had been occurring in the face-to-face classroom to an online format for the remainder of the semester. This will include elements that support group work by providing collaborative tools, structure, and check-ins.

Wed., Dec. 9, 2020
2:00 - 3:00pm
Alternative Assessments Online: Student Presentations
This session focuses on adapting in-person student presentations to an online format. The session highlights tools commonly used for recording and sharing content, methods for peer review and feedback, and real-time presentation online.

Thurs., Dec. 10, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 am.
Alternative Assessments Online: Exams
This session will highlight methods for transitioning an existing exam to an online format or applying an alternative assessment approach to traditional exam questions. Methods for reducing student anxiety and trusting your students will also be addressed.

Fri., Dec. 11, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Alternative Assessments Online: Q&A
Bring your questions related to transitioning your face-to-face assessments to an online format. Instructional designers will be on-hand to brainstorm solutions.

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Alternative assessments

Faculty/instructors are encouraged to consider alternative assessments, such as projects and portfolios, without requiring proctored exams.

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