Darts

Topic: Outcomes Based Design

Outcome(s) Activities Measure(s) Materials

Essentials:

 

1. Describe the components of outcomes driven learning and assessment

2. Compare the differences between goals, student learning outcomes, and objectives

3. Critique the quality of student learning outcomes

4. Create effective student learning outcomes for one course Master Syllabus

Read Primary materials

 

Complete practice resources in D2L course

 

Participate in “Make and Take” learning sessions

Present quality SLOs for one Master Syllabus*

 

Primary:

Developing Outcomes-based Assessment for Learner-centered Education (Driscoll, Swarup, 2007)

 

Read curated OER (TBD)

 

Secondary: Understanding by Design (Wiggins / McTighe);  How People Learn (2014)

Savvy:

 

1. Map Program Goals to learning outcomes

2. Create and select assessment instruments

3. Create learning experiences that are aligned with learning outcomes

4. Retrieve and analyze evidence of student learning

5. Make evidence informed decisions using the outcomes data collected

Read Secondary materials

 

Complete practice resources in D2L course

 

Participate in “Make and Take” learning sessions

Present quality program goals, assessment instruments, and align learning experiences to SLOs for one Master Syllabus*

 

Provide recommendations for changes based on analysis of evidence

Sage (optional):

 

1. Coach and mentor fellow faculty members (FT/PT)

2. Construct and implement curriculum that follows Outcomes Based Design in a course

Read Primary and Secondary materials

 

Complete practice resources in D2L course

 

Participate in “Make and Take” learning sessions

Disseminate a curriculum plan with activities, assessments, and course materials among fellow faculty members (FT/PT)

 

 

Primary: Transformative Assessment in Action: An Inside Look at Applying the Process  (Popham, 2014)

 

Read curated OER (TBD)

 

* Faculty who do not “own” a master syllabus will work with their chairs and other faculty in the discipline to identify a syllabus on which they can work.