Motivation & Assessment

Assessment criteria as well as how feedback will be given and by whom needs to be transparent.
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Assessment

Assessment

How are students assessed?

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Needs

Needs

What are the needs of the students?

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Feedback

Feedback

What feedback is given to students?

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Success

Success

How is success defined and measured?

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Reflection

Reflection

How do students reflect on their experiences?

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Vision

Vision

What do we want to achieve?

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Assessment

Assessment

How are students assessed?

There are certain standards by which learning needs to be graded judged, therefore, assessment criteria is required. Consider which components and milestones of the course will be assessed and what is their weight. Communicate this clearly to students, as the criteria serve as an understanding of what is expected.

Needs

Needs

What are the needs of the students?

Appropriate resources, materials, guidance, and knowledge are to be delivered to students accordingly to meet their needs. Know your students. Listen to wishes and ask for feedback for the course. Also take into consideration their motivational needs such as credit points, project experience, and network growth.

Feedback

Feedback

What feedback is given to students?

Feedback is an essential part of education and effective learning. It is also vital for students’ personal development. Constructive feedback is one of the most valuable things a teacher can give to students by clarifying expectations and allowing room for mistakes and growth. Define who gives feedback and how often. What is the next step?

Success

Success

How is success defined and measured?

Measuring success requires a strategy. Also, consider different success factors, such as personal success and course success. Success relates to outcomes; which achievements will be used for performance metrics?

Reflection

Reflection

How do students reflect on their experiences?

Reflection is key to learning. Students become more critical about their own learning processes, take ownership over learning, and construct new meaning to learning through reflection. Think about how to implement regular reflection possibilities into the course tasks.

Vision

Vision

What do we want to achieve?

A clear vision opens up the path to multiple future possibilities. Think about a vision statement and align it with the vision of Learning Challenge Aalto. How is challenge-based learning visible in the vision?

Motivation & Assessment
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