Introducing assessment for learning NE711
Develop your responsiveness as a teacher by assessing student understanding and taking formative action to improve learning.
Online, self-paced course. Improve your responsiveness as a teacher and support all students learning and understanding in STEM subjects with assessment for learning approaches. In this introductory online CPD course you will develop your teaching skills to elicit student understanding through classroom assessment and consider how to take formative action to improve learning.
You will explore intentional dialogue and learn how to create hinge-point questions for STEM subjects, drawing upon leading experts and ideas shared by other teachers. You will engage with research informed classroom approaches that have been shown to improve student understanding and performance.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- key principles of assessment for learning
- intentional dialogue as a form of evidence of students’ understanding
- hinge-point questions to respond to students’ learning
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
- identify the main principles of assessment for learning
- reflect on the role of intentional dialogue in supporting teaching in a formative way
- explain the key characteristics of a hinge-point question
- evaluate a range of practical ideas that can be used to elicit evidence from student
Group enrolments: If you are a school, college or MAT and wish to arrange payment by invoice for 25 or more participants, please contact email@example.com quoting the course code, title and start date.
FutureLearn terms and conditions: This course is hosted on the FutureLearn social learning platform and you will need to create an account if you do not already have one.
In addition to STEM Learning Terms and Conditions, by booking on this course you are consenting to FutureLearn’s Terms and Conditions for Invited Learners. By booking onto this course, you agree that your information will be held by FutureLearn and National STEM Learning Centre as data controllers in common, and that by joining the course on FutureLearn your progress will be monitored by STEM Learning.
If you have booked in advance of the course being available, you will receive an email to access the course on FutureLearn no later than the course start date.