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9/19/2013
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Kellogg Center, Big Ten C
Office of Faculty & Organizational Development

Designing around Real Work

“Real Work” principles are a way to think about designing assignments that feature one or more of the following strategies: (a) use of authentic sources; (b) balance of team and individual work; (c) peer presentation, review and critique; (d) integration of student-generated instructional materials; (e) student use of instructional technologies; and (f) a balance of convergent and divergent tasks. Based on examples, participants will be asked to consider how these principles might be used to modify assignments in their own teaching practices.