EDST 498P: Designing and Assessing Effective Learning Experiences

July 5 – 22 (MONDAY TO THURSDAY)   |    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


This course will focus on evidence-based principles, approaches, methods, and strategies to design and assess effective learning experiences. In a competency-based curriculum, assessment is a key part of the learning process. Consequently, learners will explore how to design and implement assessment for, of and as learning. Further, learners will apply what they learn by designing an instructional module that includes a detailed assessment plan.

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Design effective learning experiences (module/unit) based on learning theory/how students learn, and design principles.
  • Using evidence informed practice build and maintain a learning team community
  • Conduct a front-end analysis consisting of a learner and context analysis
  • Demonstrate an understanding of constructive alignment by designing instruction in which learning outcomes, assessment and learning strategies align.
  • Develop an assessment plan for a competency-based learning module using sound principles of instructional design and incorporate assessments of, for and as learning.
  • Design a formative and summative assessment for the instructional design that informs future enhancement of instruction.
  • Investigate innovative new thinking and practical tools for assessment of teaching and learning.
  • Apply emotional intelligence constructs to effectively work as a team member.
  • Demonstrate ability to reflect on experience to enhance learning of content and own ability to learn.
  • Based on experience with developing effective learning experiences and investigating other instructional design models, create own instructional design model that aligns with who you are as an educator and their own context.
  • Demonstrate Metacognitive regulation in relation to creating goals and a learning plan for course project

Dr. Peter Arthur

From 2005 to December 2015, Dr. Peter Arthur was the Founding Director of the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. As Director Peter led a team dedicated to leading and supporting teaching and Learning excellence on the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus. Peter provided leadership and strategic direction with a particular focus on building an evidence-based teaching and learning culture.

Peter enjoys sharing his expertise and passion for learning with educational institutions around the world. In the past academic year (2016/17) Peter facilitated more than 60 presentations/seminars/institutes on student success, curriculum/program development, educational technology, and teaching and learning excellence at conferences and educational institutions around the world: University of California at Irvine, University of Queensland, University of Auckland, Georgia State University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Saskatchewan and many more.

 

 

how to apply

This course is limited to Bachelor of Education, OSE graduate students and practicing educators only.

To register for courses, please visit the Student Information Service Centre (SISC).

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the Student Information Service Centre (SISC).

If you are looking to transfer a course into UBC Vancouver, or another institution, please confirm transfer credit will be approved prior to registering for a UBC Okanagan course.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the course is accepted towards the completion of a program.

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the Student Information Service Centre (SISC). You must have 2021 Summer registration eligibility. If not, please email sie.education@ubc.ca.

If you are looking to transfer a course into UBC Vancouver, or another institution, please confirm approval of transfer credit prior to registration.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the course is accepted towards the completion of a program.

Apply to take select coursework as a non-degree student at through the Non-Degree Access Studies Application.

Please note: There is no option for “May 2021 – Aug. 2021 .” You will need to apply for “Sept. 2021 – Dec. 2021”, and indicate in the question “Please tell us why you are applying to take courses at UBC through Non Degree Studies” that you are applying for the Summer Institute in Education and list the course(s) and dates. If you require assistance, please email sie.education@ubc.ca

Register for Term two (July/August) courses via the  Student Information Service Centre (SISC). You must have 2021 Summer registration eligibility. If not, please email sie.education@ubc.ca.