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Masterclass Formative assessment training


  • Course code

    TFA 2020/2021

  • Programme is for

    Lecturers/(assistant) professors, with experience in teaching and assessment, who want to develop their skills regarding Formative Assessment.

  • Date

    On demand

  • Time

    10 hours

    consisting of 3 online sessions (each 1.5 hours) +
    Self-study, assignments (5.5 hours)

  • Location

    On campus

  • Participants


  • Trainers

    Marloes Luttikhuis, Marike ter Maat, Marleen de Haan.

  • Course materials

    You will get access to a Canvas site offering all the necessary content in a modular setting.

  • Requirements

    Not applicable.

    We expect that, prior to the training, the participant is able to formulate learning goals, develop a test according to the principle of constructive alignment and reflect on own teaching practices.

    Teachers should have the opportunity to implement formative assessments in their education while following the course. 


After participating in the training how to apply formative assessment in your own education, the lecturer is able to:

  1. clarify expectations to students by developing and sharing learning goals and success criteria 
  2. elicit and gather student reactions by collecting formal and informal data 
  3. analyze student reactions in relation to the learning goals 
  4. communicate with students about their results in relation to the learning goals and success criteria 
  5. adapt teaching and learning based on the collected information 


During the course, you will learn what formative assessment is and how you can apply it effectively in your own education.


Preparation: exercises and assignments, reading course material,
In course: assignments (both individual and group), discussions

Further information

In order to be eligible for the certificate you need to hand-in all the assignments on Canvas and show 100% active participation in the online sessions. For more information you can contact celt-ces@utwente.nl. 

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