Quick Ways to Assess Student Learning

Facilitated by Stefanie Mollborn, Associate Professor of Sociology and Institute of Behavioral Science

How can you find out if your students are learning what you want them to? This workshop will focus on quick and easy ways to collect information about students’ learning to better inform your teaching and assessment. Many of these strategies, such as minute papers and online discussion posts, simultaneously help students improve their learning. We will also discuss bottlenecks in student learning and threshold concepts they need to master before moving to new course material. These bottlenecks and threshold concepts are often important focal points for assessing student learning.

The FTEP Symposia are designed and provided for our instructional faculty members. Participation in FTEP Workshops and Symposia is open to Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Instructors, Senior Instructors and Scholars-in-Residence, as per your official HR Job Class.If you are planning to participate in this symposium and are in a college other than the presenter, you may plan in advance to adapt the teaching tools in this event to your discipline.

No registration required.

Friday, February 6 from 11:00am-12:00pm

This event will be held in ATLAS 229


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