Developing a Rubric to Grade Classroom Participation
One of the typical ways teachers in higher education try to get discussion going is by declaring that participation in the course counts towards the overall grade or mark awarded to students. This will certainly induce speech amongst those most concerned with getting good marks, but it often has little to do with thoughtful discussion.
IDEA Video Series
The IDEA Center is pleased to announce a new video series on various aspects of the IDEA System. The first three of seven videos are ready to view:
* Completing the Faculty Information Form (paper)
* Completing the Faculty Information Form in IDEA Online
* Understanding Adjusted Scores
We are what we know. But do you know what students know?
The October 18 workshop "We Are What We Know: Scholarly Teaching and Classroom Assessment" led by Dr. Diane Pike focused on the conceptual underpinnings of classroom assessment, the characteristics of assessment, and the seven underlying assumptions of assessment. Using the "One Sentence Summary" technique Diane distilled these into an approach to classroom assessment as...
Spring Faculty Development Workshops on Embedded Librarians and IDEA
Explore a teaching partnership with one of our librarians; learn more about how you can improve your teaching with IDEA report form information.