The Instructor Jam Session has returned, and we have a fantastic session lined up for you.
Join us on April 25 at 1:00 PM ET/ 10:00 AM PT/ 2:00 PM AT to discover innovative ways to unpack learning outcomes and design more meaningful and authentic assessments.
Learning outcomes ensure your courses have a clear purpose and contribute to your learners’ development and progress. With learning outcomes, you’ll have a clear direction when designing assessments, making it easier to identify and track learning goals.
Join us and let’s jam together to foster meaningful learning outcomes!
About our Topic: “Unpacking Learning Outcomes”
The establishment of learning outcomes serves to provide courses with a distinct objective, aiding learners in their growth and advancement.
For educators, the specification of learning outcomes offers precise guidance in the design of assessments, facilitating the identification and monitoring of learning objectives. This session aims to equip educators with innovative approaches for the comprehensive exploration of learning outcomes. This will enhance their capacity to create assessments that are not only meaningful, but also authentic.
Meet our Speaker
Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Director of Education and Development, NACC
Doris Jeanne MacKinnon is an education leader with over 15 years of experience in the public and private post-secondary sector, specializing in curriculum design, program development, teaching, and adult learning. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from Queen’s University and a Ph.D. in Canadian, Indigenous History from the University of Calgary. Doris Jeanne brings extensive knowledge of our sector from her tenure as Dean of Academics at a regulated career college in Alberta, as well as Coordinator of New Programming, Learning Designer and Educator in public post-secondary institutions.