There are two types of assessment – the kind you do for others, and the kind you do for yourself. This workshop will help you measure the impact of your courses on students. We will explore some common methods of assessment and give you hands-on time to develop your own strategy. [Details...]
This TSC will consist of a series of workshops in which we will discuss the development of engaging classroom activities. During this series, we will discuss and explore teaching strategies that have been shown to lead to increased student interest, more active student participation, and better faculty teacher evaluations. [Details...]
At the May 3, 2017 Assessment Breakfast, Hunter’s 2016-17 Quantitative Reasoning Fellows (QRFs), Ernesto Garcia, Richard Gustavson, and Rachel Perlin presented “Using Diagnostic Exams to Run Semester-Long Assessment.”
Come join us for brunch! We’ll have an introductory opening by Provost Lon Kaufman, peer colleagues presenting for “5 minutes of fame” on an assessment related topic, a time of open conversation, and the recognition ceremony which includes an assessment trophy and several certificates from Shakespeare & Co.as a way to thank folks who are doing assessment. [Details...]
Presenter(s): Ernesto Garcia, Richard Gustavson, and Rachel Perlin (Quantitative Reasoning Fellows)
Assessment done at the end of each semester makes it difficult to make instructional adjustments or identify students lacking certain prerequisite knowledge. This Assessment Breakfast will show how the use of diagnostic exams given at the beginning of the semester can improve the way instructors run semester-long assessment projects. [Details...]
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT)
Nancy and Shiao-Chuan will talk about tools to assess students and tools to give and get feedback from students, such Blackboard quizzes, surveys, in-line grading and rubrics. They will also discuss best practices in using online tools for assessing students and suggest some ideas to address academic integrity online. [Details...]
Library instruction can be different from other college teaching. At the same time, librarians are urged to prove our impact. But how, in this model, do we measure our impact? What does successful library instruction look like?
Creating a well thought-out, comprehensive rubric takes work; but the effort is worth it. Rubrics, when used correctly, have a number of benefits. They have been shown to help students become more aware of their learning process and progress, improve student performance, and help instructors quickly and consistently assess assignments from student to student.
Hunter College Libraries, Office of the Provost, the Office of Research Administration, and the Academic Center for Excellence in Research and Teaching (ACERT) are hosting a series of events that will bring faculty members together with representatives from college-wide offices and departments that offer resources for faculty research and teaching. Each department will provide information and details about their resources in an informal setting, with ample time for questions and discussion. [Details...]