Learners distinguish between competencies that are effective and robust, and those that are ineffective and weak. The learning object is designed for faculty who are writing or revising courses. It contains audio.
The learner reads about the kinds of questions that are most effective to use on student questionnaires evaluating instruction. Generic evaluations are less helpful than evaluations focused on the specific types of instruction and learning expected in a content area. Sample questions are provided.
In this learning activity, learners review the value of health and wellness as it relates to exercise, nutrition, intimacy, and spirituality. Examples of each are identified, and learners are given the opportunity to reflect on how these examples are associated with health concerns in older adults.
Students demonstrate an understanding of summary writing by reading step-by-step instructions and then summarizing short paragraphs. Examples of summaries that are poorly written, as well as those that are written well, are included.