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Assessment Matters #16, Nov 2012, Assessment In Action Committee Nov 2012

Assessment Matters #16, Nov 2012, Assessment In Action Committee

Assessment Matters @ WMU

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Level Of Satisfaction Between Distance Education And On-Campus Programs, Dae Shik Kim, Helen Lee, Annette Skellenger May 2012

Comparison Of Level Of Satisfaction Between Distance Education And On-Campus Programs, Dae Shik Kim, Helen Lee, Annette Skellenger

Assessment Publications & Presentations

No abstract provided.


Science Faculty Grading Practices On Quantitative Problems: Are Their Values Consistent With Their Practices?, Jeffrey Barney, Jacinta Macinta Apr 2012

Science Faculty Grading Practices On Quantitative Problems: Are Their Values Consistent With Their Practices?, Jeffrey Barney, Jacinta Macinta

Research and Creative Activities Poster Day

Grading practices can send a powerful message to students about what is expected. Research in physics education has identified a misalignment between what college instructors value and their actual scoring of quantitative student solutions. This work identified three values that guide grading decisions: (1) a desire to see students’ reasoning, (2) a readiness to deduct points from solutions with obvious errors and a reluctance to deduct points from solutions that might be correct, and (3) a tendency to assume correct reasoning when solutions are ambiguous. When values are in conflict, the conflict is resolved by placing the burden of proof ...


Assessment Matters #15, Feb 2012, Assessment In Action Committee Feb 2012

Assessment Matters #15, Feb 2012, Assessment In Action Committee

Assessment Matters @ WMU

No abstract provided.


The State Of Assessment At Wmu, David S. Reinhold Jan 2012

The State Of Assessment At Wmu, David S. Reinhold

Assessment in Action Conference

This presentation is a discussion of the challenges that remain as WMU moves forward with assessment of student learning. Participants are welcome to add comments and provide suggestions.


Wmu Assessment Of Student Learning Handbook: "Celebrating Student Learning", Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies Jan 2012

Wmu Assessment Of Student Learning Handbook: "Celebrating Student Learning", Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies

Assessment Publications & Presentations

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Two Online Tutorials: Student Leraning, Student Preferences, Dianna E. Sachs, Kathleen Langan, Carrie C. Leatherman Jan 2012

Assessment Of Two Online Tutorials: Student Leraning, Student Preferences, Dianna E. Sachs, Kathleen Langan, Carrie C. Leatherman

Assessment Fellows Grant

No abstract provided.


Air Traffic Selection & Training (At-Sat) Test Success Predictability And Preparation, Gil Sinclair, Ryan Seiler Jan 2012

Air Traffic Selection & Training (At-Sat) Test Success Predictability And Preparation, Gil Sinclair, Ryan Seiler

Assessment Fellows Grant

No abstract provided.


Developing Portfolio-Based Assessment For History Students: Phase I, James Cousins, Ed Martini Jan 2012

Developing Portfolio-Based Assessment For History Students: Phase I, James Cousins, Ed Martini

Assessment Fellows Grant

No abstract provided.


Assessing Professional Behaviors, Carrick D. Craig Jan 2012

Assessing Professional Behaviors, Carrick D. Craig

Assessment in Action Conference

Participants in this session will receive tips for assessing professional behaviors, tools for reviewing your current policy and advice for responding appropriately to a variety of situations that may include dismissing students from your professional program.


Assessment To Promote Success In Graduate Education, Jeffrey A. Barney, Katharine Cummings, Lindsay Naokes, Diane Rogers Jan 2012

Assessment To Promote Success In Graduate Education, Jeffrey A. Barney, Katharine Cummings, Lindsay Naokes, Diane Rogers

Assessment in Action Conference

Jeffrey Barney, Lindsay Noakes, and Diane Rogers, doctoral students in the NSF-sponsored "Assessment for Learning" project, will discuss ways in which formative assessment can be used to promote learning and achievement in graduate education.


How Well Are You Organized To Deliver And Evaluate The Learning That You Value?, Marilee J. Bresciani Jan 2012

How Well Are You Organized To Deliver And Evaluate The Learning That You Value?, Marilee J. Bresciani

Assessment in Action Conference

This workshop will present some strategies to consider how well your curriculum (which include the co-curricular) is designed in order for your students to learn what you want them to learn. In addition, the workshop will provide some key questions and strategies to consider so that you can identify whether the learning you value is being demonstrated by your students. The workshop will close with providing you some ideas for how to collaborate so that data-driven decisions can be made in order to improve the learning that you value.


Wmu Assessment In Action Day Conference 2012, Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies Jan 2012

Wmu Assessment In Action Day Conference 2012, Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies

Assessment in Action Conference

No abstract provided.


What Learning Do We Value Within Our Institution?, Marilee J. Bresciani Jan 2012

What Learning Do We Value Within Our Institution?, Marilee J. Bresciani

Assessment in Action Conference

Using framing questions and institutional examples, this keynote will identify strategies for you to consider as you examine how your expectations for student learning and development align with institutional values. The keynote will close with some questions for you to consider as you determine how you can connect the learning you desire for your students to what the institution communicates that it values.


Developing The School Of Social Work's Capacity To Assess Student Learning Using Council Of Social Work Education's (Cswe) Educational Policies And Standard (Epas) Competencies And Skills, Donna Weinreich Jan 2012

Developing The School Of Social Work's Capacity To Assess Student Learning Using Council Of Social Work Education's (Cswe) Educational Policies And Standard (Epas) Competencies And Skills, Donna Weinreich

Assessment Fellows Grant

No abstract provided.


Characteristics, Involvement And Behaviors Of Academically Successful, Engaged And Satisfied Western Michigan University Undergraduates, Anne E. Lundquist Jan 2012

Characteristics, Involvement And Behaviors Of Academically Successful, Engaged And Satisfied Western Michigan University Undergraduates, Anne E. Lundquist

Assessment Fellows Grant

No abstract provided.