Designing Assessments: A Learner-Centered Approach | College of Arts

Designing Assessments: A Learner-Centered Approach

Date and Time


This session will explore the importance of using a learner-centred approach when designing assessments, as well as creative ways of expanding upon traditional assessment techniques that can be applied in different learning environments and class sizes. In addition, this session will discuss and explore important factors and key considerations instructors can consider as they make decisions on how best to assess student learning in their course. 

By the end of this session, participants will: 

  • Explore best practices for an evidence informed approach to assessment design 
  • Examine approaches for designing assessments that support student learning and development 
  • Evaluate tangible strategies for creating assessments that are efficient, effective, and scalable 

Please note: This session will be recorded, and asynchronous materials will be available for those unable to attend. 

We look forward to engaging with you. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Chris Donaldson, Manager, Academic Programs ( or Jackie Hamilton (

Please follow this link to register.