D/OTE Competences

Authentic Assessment in D/OTE


This nano-course builds on the aspect of evaluation of learning found in the Pedagogy in D/OTE foundational course that focuses on pedagogical competencies for educators as defined by the Distance and Online Theological Education Competence framework (category B).
This is one of the seven, advanced-level courses in the D/OTEC series.
Course Outcomes

The specific competences developed in this course are:

  1. Can use a variety of D/OTE tools for assessment
  2. Can implement best practices in assessment feedback to D/OTE students
Course content
  • Principles of defining and designing authentic assessments
  • Example strategies for authentic assessments
  • Reflect on your own teaching and apply principles to the assessment tasks you give to your students

This course is co-authored by (in alphabetic order) Jason Chen (Singapore), Pauline Golder (Australia), Bahjat Khader (Palestine), and Manal Mekhael (Egypt), with contributions from Diane Hockridge (Australia). 

  Ragui  Bahjat  Manal

Delivery mode

This is a self-paced online course.


3 hours of learning

ICETE Academy points

3 points

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