Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, participants will be able to:


Glossary of Key Terms

Picture of a dictionary definition Authentic Assessment – The opportunity to demonstrate understanding of acquired knowledge and skills as opposed to testing isolated skills or retained facts.

Learning Objective - Describes what you intend the student to be able to accomplish once he or she has completed a course, lesson plan or learning activity.

Muddiest Point – A teaching technique devised by Frederick Mosteller, who advocated using the last three or four minutes of every class to ask students three questions: What was the most important point in the lecture? What was the muddiest point? What would you like to hear more about?

Paper Mill - A term used to describe online databases that offer research papers on thousands of topics.

Plagiarism – The use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author, and the representation of them as one's own original work.

Rubric - A scoring tool that lists the criteria for a piece of work. Rubrics generally specify the level of performance expected for several levels of quality.


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