and Assessment Center (TLAC)
Wayne Hall 304
West Chester, PA 19383
Are you interested in learning how to evaluate student learning and gain immediate feedback on your teaching? Learn how to use the idea spinner in your courses to maximize the learning experience for your students. For additional ways to evaluate student learning review this worksheet.
Maura Sheehan Professor from the Department of Health shares an interesting pedagogical tool iRubric. This tool has a ton of free rubrics for faculty to adapt within their courses. Maura also discusses how to incorporate this tool into D2L. Watch the video.
Jeff Sommers Associate Professor in the Department of English shares an interesting teaching technique to help make students become more autonomous in their learning using self-designed points.
Listen to Noni Kline D2L Support Specialist discuss how to create and use rubrics in D2L to evaluate course assignments. After learning how to create rubrics this tutorial will discuss how to view criteria that can be used for course or program level assessment data. For more information on D2L Rubrics contact Noni Kline.
Listen to Alison Gardiner Shires from the Department of Sports Medicine discuss how to use GOOGLE forms to collect course level assessment data in a writing emphasis course.
Listen to Jeff Sommers discuss how to use student feedback to improve course structure. Jeff was provided $400 in professional development funding from the TLA Center for this presentation. If you are interested in professional development funding read more about the SoTLA initiative.
Are you interested in using current event topics to promote class discussion and student interaction. Listen to Assistant Professor Nicole Cattano discuss how to use Scoop. It! effectively within your course(s).
Do you teach general education courses? Listen to Rodney Mader PhD discuss general education and the rubrics that have been developed to assess general education.
Listen to Vicki McGinley PhD, discuss how to use Voicethread. Voicethread is an active teaching and learning strategy that can be used in your face to face and online courses.
Read this article to understand the difference between “Deep and Surface” learning to better enhance student understanding in your courses.
Watch and listen to English Professor Jeff Sommers PhD, discuss how Jing Video can be used to support teaching and student learning in writing assignments. Learn how to use Jing and a demonstration from one of Dr. Sommers courses.
Student centered learning is creating discussion across higher education. Read the following article to discover techniques that can be used to accomplish this within a course syllabus and grading procedures.
Are you teaching or considering offering a course in a blended/hybrid format? If yes, review this article on blended course design to help avoid common mistakes.
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