Designing Authentic Assessments & Feedback

Authentic assessment provides rich learning experiences for students, particularly in health professions education. While these practical exercises stand alone as valuable educational events, the true learning comes with faculty feedback on student performance. This presentation will discuss best practices in designing authentic assessments while also providing students with lasting, actionable takeaways with a focus on improving future performance outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Identify key design principles of authentic assessments
2. Recognize opportunities for using authentic assessments in large classroom settings
3. Provide students with actionable feedback
4. Design interactive assessment and learning experiences for didactic and clinical students