Join the Center for Innovative Learning as we meet and talk assessment Dr. Ron Carriveau on January 12 and 27. Pre-registration is required. Lunch is included in this session.
Faculty Development Sessions:
January 12, 2017. Measuring critical thinking skills. LIB 400, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Lunch is from 11:30 – 12:00, Session begins at 12:00 noon.
Critical thinking skills are needed for problem solving. This session provides the rationale, advantages, and limitations of measuring critical thinking skills with multiple-choice items, provides examples of higher-order-thinking item sets and scenarios for measuring critical thinking, and examines the LEAP Critical Thinking Value Rubric required for core courses.
January 27, 2017: Using assessment as an instruction strategy and for motivation purposes. LIB 400, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Lunch is from 11:30 – 12:00, Session begins at 12:00 noon.
Formative assessment has been shown to be one of the best strategies to ensure that students do well on summative assessments. This session clarifies the concepts of formative assessment, summative assessment, and competency and shows how assessment can be used for a prior learning measure, a strategy for introduction of new content, motivation based on success, and individualized instruction.