Learning Assessments in Large Lecture Classes (Workshop)

Struggling to engage students in learning in your large lecture courses? Come listen to Carly Kibbe (Biology) and Katia Levintova (Political Science and Global Studies) discuss their strategies, and design ones of your own! The workshop will be held Fri., Feb, 16 from 1:00-2:00PM in Instructional Service 1034.

Click here to add this CATL event to your calendar!

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IDI Workshop Resources

For those who attended the Instructional Design Institute… and even those who didn’t! The resources and handouts are now available as promised. Download or view a copy of the schedule; it’s now complete with PDF icons where resources are available. Click on them to view the corresponding materials.

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Classroom Response Systems Guide

The document linked below contains information about using a Classroom Response System (CRS). It includes recommendations for easy-to-implement ‘lightweight’ options and a detailed ‘best practices’ list.

More information on the tools outlined in this document are available online.

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Using Multiple-Choice Assessments Well

Here is a handy presentation on using multiple-choice assessment to prompt student learning (PDF) presented by Sawa Senzaki at CATL’s Using Multiple-Choice Assessments Well workshop. The presentation references the use of Scantron data, so here also is an example of the data an instructor receives from Scantron results.

Feel free also to check out this site for more examples of how to design Questions for Multiple-Choice Assessments: https://ctl.yale.edu/MultipleChoiceQuestions

If you missed the workshop, here is a copy of the questions we used to drive the conversation.

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2018-19 Theme Announced!

The 2018-19 Teaching and Learning Community will explore transparency in teaching and learning. Fellows will engage with scholarly research on the impact of transparency in course, outcome, and assignment design and consider how incorporating a transparent framework may promote equity in student learning and success. Fellows will make revisions to one course throughout the year while the learning community discusses the challenges of implementing transparent design. Look for the call mid-semester!

Stay tuned for more details!

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