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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Spring 2015

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Full-Text Articles in Education

Teaching Academy 2015: Syllabus Review, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Teaching Academy 2015: Syllabus Review, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following questions answer everything you need to know to succeed during the Teaching Academy.


Getting Acquainted Sample, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Getting Acquainted Sample, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is information on getting acquainted.


Rubric For Lesson Plan With Misconception/Bottleneck Focus, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Rubric For Lesson Plan With Misconception/Bottleneck Focus, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a rubric for the lesson plan with misconception/ bottleneck focus.


Perspective Activity, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Perspective Activity, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a faculty and student perspective activity.


Week Four: Chapter 4 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Four: Chapter 4 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a reading guide for chapter four.


Just-In-Time Teaching, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Just-In-Time Teaching, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

Just-In-Time Teaching resources span the spectrum from web and classroom items to books and articles on effective teaching and assessment of learning. Here is a sampling.


Week Six Introduction, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Six Introduction, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

In addition to exchanging ideas or activities on how to overcome misconceptions and learning bottlenecks, there is a readiness assessment test or RAT, and we will learn about multiple choice tests. We will also revisit lesson planning briefly and critique a quiz.


Week Seven Introduction, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Seven Introduction, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

Partners provided each other with meaningful feedback on their syllabi and also exchanged lesson plans. In addition, test analysis skills were revised and we discussed common concerns related to grading. A rubric or scoring guide was also used to grade an essay test question in literature or geography.


Week Eight Introduction, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Eight Introduction, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

We used what we have learned about smart teaching to provide advice to the instructor in a YouTube video, and then identified causes of and solutions for common disruptive behaviors. We ended the series with a "Thought Museum" activity and an assessment of the Teaching Academy.


Teaching Academy 2015: Tuesday Syllabus, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Teaching Academy 2015: Tuesday Syllabus, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The purpose of the Teaching Academy is to help you understand how learning works so you can develop the competencies needed to create active, learning-centered courses. By the end of the Academy you will have (a) created a list of common misconception in your content area, (b) constructed and used a CAT (classroom assessment technique) to measure student learning, (c) created a lesson plan that addresses a disciplinary or course related misconception, and (d) written test or quiz questions.


Resources For Dealing With Classroom Incivility & Disruptive Students, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Resources For Dealing With Classroom Incivility & Disruptive Students, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

No abstract provided.


Potential Classroom Management Strategies, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Potential Classroom Management Strategies, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a list of potential classroom management strategies.


Week Eight: Conclusion Reading Guide, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Eight: Conclusion Reading Guide, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a reading guide for the conclusion.


Pardon Me Disruption Cards, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Pardon Me Disruption Cards, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

No abstract provided.


Six Steps To Making Positive Changes In Your Teaching, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Six Steps To Making Positive Changes In Your Teaching, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

I’m working my way through a 33-page review of scholarship on instructional change in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines. The authors reviewed an impressive 191 conceptual and empirical journal articles. However, what they found isn’t impressive both in terms of the quality of the scholarship on this topic and in terms of instructional change in general. It’s not the first article I’ve read of late on the various barriers that stand in the way of change in higher education. The literature is not encouraging, but I think there are some fairly straightforward principles that ...


Disruptive Behaviors Survey, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Disruptive Behaviors Survey, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

No abstract provided.


Week Seven: Chapter 5 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Seven: Chapter 5 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a reading guide for chapter five.


Week Eight: Classroom Management, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Eight: Classroom Management, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is an overview of Classroom Management.


Chapter 7 Quiz Analysis Activity, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Chapter 7 Quiz Analysis Activity, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is an analysis of Chapter 7 quiz.


Checklist For Reviewing Multiple-Choice Items, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Checklist For Reviewing Multiple-Choice Items, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a checklist for reviewing multiple-choice items.


Week Six: Chapter 7 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Six: Chapter 7 Reading Guide, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is a reading guide for chapter seven.


Abcd Cards, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Abcd Cards, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

No abstract provided.


Week Five: Classroom Climate And Diversity, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Five: Classroom Climate And Diversity, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is an overview of Classroom Climate and Diversity.


Reflective Teaching Lesson Planning Steps, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Reflective Teaching Lesson Planning Steps, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

During this online session you will "dissect" a sample lesson in order to identify its parts, and learn a process you can use to plan lessons. You will also have the option to submit your lesson plan for review. Follow the listed reflective teaching lesson planning steps.


Teaching-Learning Beliefs Inventory, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Teaching-Learning Beliefs Inventory, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

Please recreate the unique ID# you used for the first inventory by following the instructions below. I plan to link this one with the pre-inventory. To recreate your ID, use the following procedure.


Week Seven: Effective Grading - A Tool For Learning, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week Seven: Effective Grading - A Tool For Learning, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The following is an overview of Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning.


The Case Of The Latté Drinking Instructors, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

The Case Of The Latté Drinking Instructors, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

You’re at Starbucks early one morning and can’t help overhearing an exchange between two instructors as they talk loudly over cups of lattés. Calvin fervently exclaims, “Can you believe it Kathy? I’m three weeks behind in my grading because I spend so much time writing the same comments on almost every paper. Don’t students understand basic academic expectations? And now that I’m almost done I’m concerned I graded the last ones more harshly than the first ones. I’m so frustrated!” His colleague Kathy replies just as heatedly, “You think you’ve got problems ...


Lesson Plan Checklist, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Lesson Plan Checklist, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

During this online session you will "dissect" a sample lesson in order to identify its parts, and learn a process you can use to plan lessons. You will also have the option to submit your lesson plan for review. The following is a lesson plan checklist.


Week One: Certificate Requirements, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week One: Certificate Requirements, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

The Centers for Teaching and Technology’s Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education is designed to foster experiential, investigative, and reflective approaches to teaching and student learning. It calls for a commitment to learning-centered teaching. All requirements are to be completed within two years of the start date


Week One: Syllabus Activity, Judith Longfield Apr 2015

Week One: Syllabus Activity, Judith Longfield

Teaching Academy

Directions for syllabus activity.