Implementing Changes

Course NumberChangesChange DetailsOnline Info
LERN 10
Nadine Rosenthal
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
  • New methods of evaluating student work
An end-of-semester student survey and assessment showed the tutoring area most in need of improved analysis is "how to ask probing, open-ended questions that make tutees think." Expanded lectures, group work and assignments are planned for this semester.Link
LERN 50
Shaun Rowley
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
  • New methods of evaluating student work
Created new outside of class assignments, revised lecture, and created grading rubric.Link
LERN 53ABCD
Nadine Rosenthal
  • New or revised teaching methods
In one section the instructor created additional discussions and group work to better evaluate written responses to essay prompts and better time management through the standardized exam itself.Link
LERN 55
Elizabeth Stewart
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New methods of evaluating student work
Use a rubric to guide students to post meaningful and pertinent discussions in the forums which create online community and replace classroom discussion.
LERN 1000
Nadine Rosenthal
  • New methods of evaluating student work
An end-of-semester student survey and assessment revealed that 42% of students who were tutored did not feel that their tutors usually asked questions that made them think. Changes in tutor training and oversight is anticipated for this semester.

Conducting Assessments

Course NumberMethodsAssessedAnalyzedChanges PlannedOnline Info
LERN 10
Nadine Rosenthal
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
October 15
Week of
October 29
Week of
December 3
Link
LERN 11
Nadine Rosenthal
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
September 24
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
LERN 12ABC
Nadine Rosenthal
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
Week of
September 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
LERN 50
Shaun Rowley
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments
  • Classroom assessment techniques
Week of
September 3
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semesterLink
LERN 52AB
Kathleen Mitchell
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Follow-up counseling appointment
Week of
September 3
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semester
LERN 53ABCD
Nadine Rosenthal
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
October 29
Week of
November 19
After the end of the semester
LERN 55
Elizabeth Stewart
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
November 12
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
LERN 60
Kathleen Mitchell
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
August 27
Week of
December 17
Week of
December 17
LERN 1000
Nadine Rosenthal
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
November 26
Week of
December 10
After the end of the semester

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Future Plans

Course NumberNext Step(s)TermOnline Info
LERN 51
Shaun Rowley
  • Revision of learning outcomes and identification of assessment methods
  • Assessment of learning outcomes
Fall 2013
LERN 62
William Goodyear
  • Revision of learning outcomes and identification of assessment methods
Spring 2013
LERN 63
William Goodyear
  • Revision of learning outcomes and identification of assessment methods
Spring 2013
LERN 1062
William Goodyear
  • Revision of learning outcomes and identification of assessment methods
Spring 2013

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