Clinician to Educator Series Module IV: Assessment Strategies for Teaching and Learning
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SKU: OL5104

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2016

Basic Member Price
Non-Member Price: $54.95

Product Overview

Presented by:

Whitney Henderson, MOT, OTR/L

University of Missouri – Columbia 


Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDU/1.5 contact hour)


Course Series:

This course series is designed for clinicians who are interested in entering higher education as a faculty member, and for those who have recently made this transition and are interested in increasing their knowledge about this exciting area of practice. Courses will take you on a journey through the history of higher education in the United States to the history of OT education and ACOTE (R).  Modules will introduce learning and instructional design theory and finally discuss classroom techniques needed to become a best practice educator.

Module Four: Assessment Strategies for Teaching and Learning

This module focuses on understanding various ways to assess the teaching strategies and student learning outcomes throughout a course. The module will begin with instruction on developing measureable learning objectives for course content and to address ACOTE standards.  Following this instruction, methods to measure the achievement of student learning objectives and ACOTE standards, such as assignments, rubrics, and tests, will be discussed. Various strategies to assess teaching methods will also be introduced.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this module, the learner will be able to…

•Describe assessment in higher education.

•Recognize the importance and purpose of assessment in higher education.

•Distinguish between different types of assessment.

•Identify steps to measure student learning in occupational therapy education.

•Explain how to develop objective methods of assessment for various educational activities.

•Recognize methods for the assessment for teaching

•Describe the role of assessment in faculty development.

•Identify challenges to assessment in higher education.


Domain: 3: Professional Issues: Higher Education

Keywords:  Education, Higher Education, Faculty, Educator

Audience:  OT/OTA

Level:  Intermediate