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If you know me, you’ve probably heard my rant about grading and learning. One doesn’t necessarily beget the other. I recently signed up for the Chronicle’s new Teaching Newsletter and was pleased to see that today’s edition has a piece about … Continue reading
This quick read contains some very wise advice about assessment from Linda Suskie’s blog, A Common Sense Approach to Assessment and Accreditation. My favs: #8. If you know almost nothing, almost anything will tell you something. Don’t let anxiety about … Continue reading
AAC&U has recently released preliminary results from their ambitious project to measure student learning using the VALUE rubrics across many types of institutions. You may not find the results surprising but you are bound to find them compelling. A couple … Continue reading
This article by Terry Dolson, Bryan Figura, and Sylvia Gale of the University of Richmond describes a values-engaged assessment approach that is designed to be a generative assessment. At the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and … Continue reading
In her most recent blog post, Maryellen Weimer addresses the topic of a 2012 article in the Journal of Chemical Education. I have been guilty of this but I am working VERY hard to understand that students have reasons for their behavior and … Continue reading
The AAC&U posted the statement regarding election-related harassment and intimidation … Reaffirming a Deep and Abiding Commitment Tuesday, November 15, 2016 By Lynn Pasquerella A week ago today, more than 132 million voters across America made their voices heard in … Continue reading