Cambrian College Teaching and Learning Innovation Hub

What's Up In The Hub?

 The Hub is here to help with assessments as we enter midterms 
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Semester SOS: Assessing

Are you planning for your first big assessment? Worried about academic integrity? 

Tip: Learning why students are academically dishonest may help you plan your assessments. 

Learn More: Visit the Hub website to explore how to proactively prevent academic dishonesty and how to respond if you suspect or witnessed it in your course. 

Get Help: Contact Mel Young for more tips or to continue the conversation.

Assessment Software

What Is It?

This custom browser will lock down the testing environment within Moodle to assist during online tests or tests that require the use of the computer. Students will only be able to access the browser, windows, or applications that you specify.

Get Help: Contact Rob Comtois or Orville Andrews to get started with Respondus LockDown Browser.

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Ideas for Assessment: Holistic Rubrics

Holistic rubrics allow you to assess students’ overall performance on an activity or assessment based on a single scale using predefined achievement levels. With a holistic rubric the instructor assigns a single score (usually on a 1 to 4 point scale) based on a judgment of the student’s overall work. 

Get Help: Contact Mel Young for help with designing a holistic rubric for your course. 

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Teaching With Tech

Strategic use of blank (empty) space might seem like a small thing, but it’s actually a hugely important design consideration that has an immediate impact on the readability, accessibility, and overall aesthetic of your instructional materials.

In this post, Jess O'Reilly focuses on Moodle course pages, but you can apply this concept to course documents, handouts, tests – pretty much anything that students will be required to look at and make sense of!

Read the Blog Post

Try This!

Want to take part in a MOOC to develop skills in Technology-Enabled Learning? Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning is designed for teachers in diverse contexts – secondary education, post-secondary education and vocational education. It's not too late to register! 

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