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Faculty Summer 2014 Workshop Series "Best Practices for Teaching" Session 3: Your Tests - Are You Measuring Your Students' Learning Fairly?

Speaker Cheelan Bo-Linn
Date: 6/25/2014
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Room 428 Armory Buildling
Cost: No cost for joining the learning community
Sponsor: Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Event Type: Workshop
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CITL Faculty Workshop Series: Best Practices for Teaching

Please join us in this faculty workshop series as we meet new colleagues to learn, discuss, and share best practices used by the best college teachers.  These strategies are based on pedagogy and the research literature. Our goal is to form a faculty learning community where you will leave with new ideas and approaches to immediately implement in your courses. Since each session builds on each other, we hope that you will be able to attend all three meetings. 

Session 3:  Your Tests - Are You Measuring Your Students' Learning Fairly?
Wednesday, June 15, 2014
11:00 – 1:00 (Lunch Provided)
Room 428, Armory Building 

Have you heard your students say this? ”You’re unfair” “We weren’t taught that” “This test is too hard and too long” 

The task of assessing and grading student learning is one of the most complex and stressful responsibilities of the faculty member, and, at the same time, most important.  It is critical that the grading process is fair, reliable, valid, and relevant so that the resulting grade is an accurate representation of a student’s achievement. When done properly, the grade and accompanying feedback are additional teaching opportunities where students can improve their learning. 

Please mark these sessions on your calendar
All Wednesdays, 11:00 – 1:00 (Lunch at 11:00)
Room 428, Armory Building

Session 1 (June 4) How Am I Doing? Using Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

Session 2 (June 18) Getting Students Active & Engaged

Session 3 (June 25) Your Tests - Are You Measuring Your Students' Learning Fairly?