Learning Design
Designing Learning That Promotes Transparency and Student Success: Applying the TILT (Transparency in Learning & Teaching) Model
Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is a small teaching approach to enhance student learning. Explaining to students the "why" of an assignment is the premise of TILT. Three parts of TILT — purpose, task, criteria — align with objectives to show the relevancy of an assignment to a student. TILT supports the Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric and helps instructors to think intentionally about activities. Examples from an online course using TILT and several resources will be shared.
Learning Objectives:
At the end of the session, participants will be able to implement TILT in at least one class.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to plan an activity using TILT.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to improve an assignment with TILT principles.
Intended Audience: Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Audience: Knowledge Level
New to QM
Experienced with QM
Melony Shemberger, Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications, Murray State University
Dr. Melony Shemberger is associate professor of journalism and mass communication in at Murray State University, where she is faculty regent on the Board of Regents. At Murray State, she was a Faculty Teaching Fellow from 2015-17 and was interim director of the Faculty Development Center in 2016. Shemberger earned a Doctor of Education from Tennessee State University. She is pursuing a master’s in instructional systems design at the University of Kentucky.