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Alternative Assessments

This collection describes the options available for various forms of assessment. These are especially useful when considering more experiential options that are better suited to the demonstration of learning. Most of the resources are links to pages with descriptions of the options while a few are downloadable files.

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Dr. Alec Couros (He/Him)

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Office: ED #383

Dr. Alec Couros is the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the University of Regina. He received his Bachelor and Master of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan and then completed his PhD in Education at the University of Regina. He also holds the position of Professor of Educational Technology and Media in the Faculty of Education.

Dr. Couros is an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and speaker who has given hundreds of keynotes and workshops around the globe on diverse topics such as open education, networked learning, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy. He is also a passionate advocate of openness in education and demonstrates this commitment through his open access publications, considerable digital presence and contributions, and highly successful MOOCs and open boundary courses. Dr. Couros has received numerous awards for innovation in teaching and learning.

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Alec.Couros@uregina.ca

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Dr. Alec Couros (He/Him)

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Dr. Deena Salem (She/Her)

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Isaac Mulolani (He/Him)

Open Education & Publishing Manager

Josephine Forest (She/Her)

Educational Developer (Indigenization)

Sidra Jahangir(She/Her)

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Student sitting outside at a table reading through a book

Website

Resources on Open Book Exams

PDF, Website

Centre for Faculty Development and Excellence, Emory University

PDF, Website

Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, University of British Columbia

PDF

Guide for Inclusive Teaching, Columbia University

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Website

Harriet W. Sheridan Centre for Teaching and Learning, Brown University

PDF

Student Research Skills Development, Justice Institute of British Columbia

Video

Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary

PDF

Researcher Skills Development Framework, University of North Dakota

PDF, Video, Website

Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Centre, University of Wisconsin

Pressbooks

Introduction to College Research, Pressbooks

Pressbooks

Choosing & Using Sources, Pressbooks

PDF, Website

Teaching Commons,York University

PDF

Developing Effective Learning Outcomes, Queens University

Website

Curated Resources for Educators, STLHE

PDF

A Guide for Academics – Open Book Exams, University of Newcastle, Australia

PDF

Guide to Assessment Strategies, University of Saskatchewan

Website

Alternatives to Traditional Testing, University of California Berkeley

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Website

Alternative to Exams for Remote Teaching, Tufts University

University Library: Gifted Beautiful Black Girl Sitting at the Desk, Uses Laptop, Writes Notes for the Paper, Essay, Study for Class Assignment. Diverse Group of Students Learning, Studying for Exams.

PDF, Website

Alternative Assessment formats for Teaching Online, University of Guelph

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Best Practices Alternative Assessments, Toronto Metropolitan University

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Alternative Online Assessments, Taylor Institute, University of Calgary

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Website

Western University’s Center for Teaching and Learning

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The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning

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Centre for Teaching and Learning, Western University

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Website

Duke Learning Innovation, Duke University

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Video, Website

Instructional Design & Development (IDD), University of New Hampshire

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Centre for Educational Innovation, University of Minnesota

Young students campus helps friend catching up and learning

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Active Learning Techniques, Concordia University

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Student sitting outside at a table reading through a book

Website

Resources on Open Book Exams

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Centre for Faculty Development and Excellence, Emory University

PDF, Website

Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, University of British Columbia

PDF

Guide for Inclusive Teaching, Columbia University

group of students working together around a computer

Website

Harriet W. Sheridan Centre for Teaching and Learning, Brown University

PDF

Student Research Skills Development, Justice Institute of British Columbia

Video

Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary

PDF

Researcher Skills Development Framework, University of North Dakota

PDF, Video, Website

Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Centre, University of Wisconsin

Pressbooks

Introduction to College Research, Pressbooks

Pressbooks

Choosing & Using Sources, Pressbooks

PDF, Website

Teaching Commons,York University

PDF

Developing Effective Learning Outcomes, Queens University

Website

Curated Resources for Educators, STLHE

PDF

A Guide for Academics – Open Book Exams, University of Newcastle, Australia

PDF

Guide to Assessment Strategies, University of Saskatchewan

Website

Alternatives to Traditional Testing, University of California Berkeley

Young businesswoman is sitting at table, working on laptop with graphs, charts on paperwork

Website

Alternative to Exams for Remote Teaching, Tufts University

University Library: Gifted Beautiful Black Girl Sitting at the Desk, Uses Laptop, Writes Notes for the Paper, Essay, Study for Class Assignment. Diverse Group of Students Learning, Studying for Exams.

PDF, Website

Alternative Assessment formats for Teaching Online, University of Guelph

Happy college students studying together and laughing. Group of multiethnic friends smiling and studying from books while sitting in university library. High School young men and women studying together.

PDF

Best Practices Alternative Assessments, Toronto Metropolitan University

Young woman with learning language during online courses using

Website

Alternative Online Assessments, Taylor Institute, University of Calgary

Happy young university students studying with books in library. Group of multiracial people in college library.

Website

Western University’s Center for Teaching and Learning

businessman hand working with new modern computer and writing on the notepad strategy diagram as concept morning light

Website

The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning

60s woman sit at table wear headphones take notes gain new skills use laptop and internet resources, on-line services. Video call event, modern tech, counselling, receive information remotely concept

Video, Website

Centre for Teaching and Learning, Western University

Photo of Dr. Valerie Irvine

Website

Duke Learning Innovation, Duke University

Smiling male student sitting in university classroom

Video, Website

Instructional Design & Development (IDD), University of New Hampshire

African guy wearing headset learn foreign language using internet websites

Video, Website

Centre for Educational Innovation, University of Minnesota

Young students campus helps friend catching up and learning

Website

Active Learning Techniques, Concordia University

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UR² Fellows

UR² Fellows Program is a 3-year pilot cohort program for academic staff teaching first-year courses, focusing on enhancing the first-year students’ experience via an integrated first-year student support model. This program is part of the shift of the landscape of teaching culture at the University of Regina. It involves colleagues from different disciplines who support and mentor each other in their teaching. It emphasizes the institutional valuing of evidence-based teaching. Students will engage with instructors committed to effective lower-division teaching and learning and courses designed based on best practices.

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Graduate Teaching Enhancement Certificate

The GTEC is a one-term program that aims to familiarize the Graduate Teaching Assistants with the institutional expectations in diverse classrooms, including practices that support EDIA, classroom management, and student engagement strategies. The program also focuses on developing a base of pedagogical knowledge, including fundamental learning theories, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques, besides introducing the teaching dossiers and teaching philosophy statement as tools to enhance the teaching practices that result in better students' learning experiences.

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Teaching Development

UR² Fellows

UR² Fellows Program is a 3-year pilot cohort program for academic staff teaching first-year courses, focusing on enhancing the first-year students’ experience via an integrated first-year student support model. This program is part of the shift of the landscape of teaching culture at the University of Regina. It involves colleagues from different disciplines who support and mentor each other in their teaching. It emphasizes the institutional valuing of evidence-based teaching. Students will engage with instructors committed to effective lower-division teaching and learning and courses designed based on best practices.

group of students working together around a computer

Teaching Development

Graduate Teaching Enhancement Certificate

The GTEC is a one-term program that aims to familiarize the Graduate Teaching Assistants with the institutional expectations in diverse classrooms, including practices that support EDIA, classroom management, and student engagement strategies. The program also focuses on developing a base of pedagogical knowledge, including fundamental learning theories, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques, besides introducing the teaching dossiers and teaching philosophy statement as tools to enhance the teaching practices that result in better students' learning experiences.

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Teaching Development

UR² Fellows

UR² Fellows Program is a 3-year pilot cohort program for academic staff teaching first-year courses, focusing on enhancing the first-year students’ experience via an integrated first-year student support model. This program is part of the shift of the landscape of teaching culture at the University of Regina. It involves colleagues from different disciplines who support and mentor each other in their teaching. It emphasizes the institutional valuing of evidence-based teaching. Students will engage with instructors committed to effective lower-division teaching and learning and courses designed based on best practices.

group of students working together around a computer

Teaching Development

Graduate Teaching Enhancement Certificate

The GTEC is a one-term program that aims to familiarize the Graduate Teaching Assistants with the institutional expectations in diverse classrooms, including practices that support EDIA, classroom management, and student engagement strategies. The program also focuses on developing a base of pedagogical knowledge, including fundamental learning theories, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques, besides introducing the teaching dossiers and teaching philosophy statement as tools to enhance the teaching practices that result in better students' learning experiences.