Designing Senior-level Culminating Assignments that Help Students Integrate their Learning
Faculty Workshop with Dr. Patricia Hutchings
Assignment Charrette (Feedback Process)
The charrette—a term borrowed from architecture education, denoting a collaborative design process—is an opportunity to talk with other faculty interested in trading ideas about the design and use of the various tasks, projects, papers, and performances we set for our students.
- Hutchings, P., Jankowski, N. A., & Ewell, P. T. (2014). Catalyzing assignment design activity on your campus: Lessons from NILOA’s assignment library initiative. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).
- Organizing Assignment Design Work on Your Campus webpage — toolkit of resources and materials from NILOA
- NILOA Assignment Library website
- NILOA Assignment Library — Featured Assignments
- Assignment-Design Charrette Process Handout
- Reflective Memo Instructions Handout
- Assignment-Design Charrette Assignment Feedback Form
- Assignment Design: Questions for Reflection and Conversation