This workshop supports educators in teaching 21st-century global competencies through an integrated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education approach. This workshop specifically focuses on the role of assessment as a catalyst for global competency learning, showing teachers how to leverage self- and peer-assessment processes as well as other formative and summative assessments to support creativity and innovation, critical thinking/problem-solving skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, citizenship skills and social responsibility, and metacognition. Participants will actively participate in this hands-on workshop by designing a STEAM task linked to global competencies for their own teaching context.
Primary Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to design a STEAM education task that supports learning and assessment of 21st century global competencies.
Target Audience: Teachers and Key Personnel
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.
Course Code: CD280524
Topic: Assessing 21st Century Global Competencies: Integrated STEAM Education and Assessment
Presenter: Professor Christopher DeLuca
Date(s): 28 May 2024, Tuesday
Time: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face
Closing Date: 1 March 2024, Friday
Workshop Fee: S$400.00 per participant and fee is subject to GST.
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