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Designing High Quality Performance and Collaborative Student Assessments

This workshop focuses on developing high quality performance and collaborative assessments across classroom contexts. Emphasis is placed on developing valid and authentic performance tasks and on designing coupled rubrics to guide formative and summative assessment practices. Participants will be encouraged to actively participate in designing a performance task for their teaching context.

Primary Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, participants will understand the principles of designing high quality performance assessment and be able to develop performance and collaborative tasks for a variety of learners and contexts.

Target Audience: Teachers and Key Personnel

About the Presenter: 

Dr Christopher DeLuca

Professor Christopher DeLuca (Ph.D., Queen’s University) is an Associate Dean at the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs and Professor in Educational Assessment at the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. Dr. DeLuca is the Director of the Queen’s Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) and leads the Classroom Assessment Research Team. Previously, Dr. DeLuca was an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida (Tampa, USA) and has worked in the area of policy research in London, England.

Dr. DeLuca’s research examines the intersection of assessment, curriculum, and pedagogy from socio-cultural frameworks. His work focuses on supporting teachers in negotiating these critical areas of practice to enhance student learning for all. Specifically, he investigates how pre-service and in-service teachers learn to assess in relation to the evolving accountability culture and imperative for inclusivity in schools. For this reason, he actively works with teachers and schools globally to support teacher assessment literacy and practice.

Dr. DeLuca’s has published over 100 papers and has given over 125 talks. His research has been recognized through several awards including the Queen’s Faculty of Education Research Excellence Award, the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Paper in Classroom Assessment Award, and the R.W. Jackson Award from the Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Dr. DeLuca has served as the Chair of the American Educational Research Association's Classroom Assessment SIG, President of the Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association, and Editor of the Canadian Journal of Education. Dr. DeLuca is currently an Executive Editor for Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice.

Registration Details

Course Code: CD110324

Topic: Designing High Quality Performance and Collaborative Student Assessments

Presenter: Professor Christopher DeLuca

Date(s): 11 April 2024, Thursday

Time: 9.00 am to 11.00 am

Mode of Delivery: Zoom

Closing Date: 22 March 2024, Friday

Workshop Fee: S$250.00 per participant and fee is subject to GST.

Please get in touch with Joseph Loy by email at or tel: 6363 0330 if you require further information.