October 29, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Assessing Online Learning: How to Make it Meaningful and Actionable

About the Webinar

Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Education invites you to Assessing Online Learning: How to Make It Meaningful and Actionable, a virtual event on Thursday, October 29, from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm EST. This webinar engages practitioners in a discussion on translating the possibilities for online learning assessments, allowing educators to walk away with ideas and resources that are actionable and applicable for a student-centered learning environment.

During the webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Engage with practitioners in the field and establish professional network connections.
  • Reflect on your own practices with assessing learning and consider new paradigms on assessment.
  • Receive resources to support assessment for an online environment.
  • Learn more about the graduate programs in education at Northeastern and how we prepare educators for their next degree during this time of global uncertainty and social justice unrest.
  • Participate in a Q&A throughout the event.


Speakers:

Dr. Lydia Young

187x287-Lydia-20200909-Approved-AS.jpgDr. Lydia Young, PhD, serves as the director of NExT, Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Education network for experiential and equity-focused educators, and as an associate teaching professor in education. She envisions NExT as an opportunity for networked educators to combine academics with experiential learning opportunities, regardless of context and systemic barriers, thereby allowing equity gaps to be directly addressed by school and teacher leaders.



Dr. Lindsay Portnoy

https://pages.northeastern.edu/rs/558-EBH-425/images/2433x2575-Lindsay_Portnoy-20201020-Approved-AS.jpg Lindsay Portnoy, PhD, is a cognitive scientist and associate teaching professor in the Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership concentration in the Doctor of Education program. Her research focuses on the use of immersive technologies and systems thinking to enhance cognition and create a more equitable and authentic system of education. She is a former public school teacher and a co-founder of the National Science Foundation- and Institute of Education Sciences-funded learning-games company Killer Snails.

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About Northeastern University


Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.


Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.


Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

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About Northeastern University


Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.


Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.


Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.