Assessing Student Media Projects

Course Available
0.5 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for KQED Participants Only

Media projects can feel new and different, but this course will show you how to apply all your best practices and incorporate new media-specific assessment techniques. In this free, hands-on course you will learn about formative and summative assessment formats for media projects (audio, video, infographic, or image), explore ways to set up student self-reflection, along with ideas for peer feedback, and create a rubric or checklist for an actual student media project that supports your curriculum goals, no matter what content you teach.

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Course Details

Number of Units: 0.5 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators in all subject areas who want to develop skills and confidence with media making and media literacy.

Directions to Enrolled Participants for University Credit:  Submit your Certificate of Completion by email to [email protected] after enrolling for credit and completing the course to receive an official transcript. 

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X780V – 002 01 Jan 202431 Dec 2024 0.5 $39

Assessing Student Media Projects

01 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
Credit Validation

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Unpack the production techniques and technical elements that help students communicate using audio, video or graphics
  • Explore resources, examples and ideas for formative and summative media project assessments made by KQED and fellow educators
  • Apply what you’ve learned by creating an assessment tool for a media project to use in your classroom or learning environment


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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