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Everything you wanted to know about Assessment but were afraid to ask

Wednesday
Nov 15, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Everything you wanted to know about Assessment but were afraid to ask
Presenter(s): Maureen Erickson (Office of Assessment)

Join Maureen Erickson, Director of Assessment, the 2017-2018 Assessment Fellows, and the 2017 FITT cohort for an open discussion about assessment. Come gain expert advice and collaborate with your peers on developing best assessment practices for your classroom. [Details...]
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Assessment In STEM – Teaching Science Like a Scientist

Tuesday
Oct 10, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment In STEM - Teaching Science Like a Scientist
Presenter(s): Malcolm Campbell (Biology, Davidson College)

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...]
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Evidence-Based Instruction: Emerging Best Practices for Effective Teaching & Learning

Wednesday
Oct 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE Teaching Scholarship Circles 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...]
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Assessment Recognition Brunch

Wednesday
Apr 26, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment Recognition Brunch
Presenter(s): Lon Kaufman (Provost)

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...]
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Using diagnostic exams to run semester-long assessment

Wednesday
May 3, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Using diagnostic exams to run semester-long assessment
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...]
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Best practices in using online tools for assessing students

Wednesday
Dec 14, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Best practices in using online tools for assessing students
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...]
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