Balancing Teacher Direction and Student Choice:
Designing Engaging Assignments for Competing and Complementary Audiences
In this session, participants will engage in designing assignments that meet the needs of the instructor as well as the students. Attendees are encouraged to bring any relevant course materials: syllabi, assignment sheets, etc.
This will be a hands-on workshop where we will engage with:
- Identifying course objectives
- Defining instructor expectations and course demands
- Exploring student needs
- Designing and adapting course assignments with a focus on student--and instructor--engagement.