Assignment Design for Powerful Learning in Oral Communication

This workshop is collaboratively presented by the Assessment Office, General Education Office, Oral Communication Board, and Institutional Learning Objectives Implementation Committee.

Carefully and strategically designed assignments can lead to powerful learning and development in students. This workshop is designed for faculty interested in developing students’ oral communication skills. In this workshop, participants will learn to apply oral communication assignment design strategies based on learning principles and oral communication development research; select and adapt tools commonly used in excellent oral communication assignments (e.g., rubrics, scaffolding techniques); have ample opportunity to provide and receive constructive peer feedback; and learn to assess student learning meaningfully and efficiently.

PowerPoint Slides and Handouts
Workshop Evaluation Report

Level: Beginner
Who should attend: All faculty interested in developing student oral communication skills, especially faculty teaching Oral Communication General Education designated courses.
Format: Presentation + Interactive Activities
Monday, October 3, 2016, 12:00-1:30 PM, KUY 106
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 11:30-1:00 AM, KUY 106

Facilitated by Yao Hill, Assessment Office; Jennifer Matayoshi, Dept. of Communicology; Jenifer Winter, Dept. of Communications; and Hokulani Aikau, General Education Office.