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Using Classroom Assessment Techniques for Formative Assessment and Active Learning

Houchens 105

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When Jan 30, 2014
from 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Where Houchens 105
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Contact Phone 502-852-5882
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Description. In this interactive and engaging session, participants will learn methods for getting quick, easy feedback from their students using Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) as described by Angelo and Cross (1993). The presenter will provide a basic overview of formative and summative feedback to serve as a framework for understanding the power of CATs. Participants will use CATs actively as a part of the session, review several CATs strategies, and share ideas for how they will incorporate CATs into their own classroom.

Learning Outcomes. After attending the session, participants will 

* Understand the basics of formative and summative feedback 
* Explain the concept and usefulness of Classroom Assessment Techniques 
* Outline a set of CATs strategies they can use in their own classroom

Presenter. Michelle Rodems, Ph.D., is program manager for the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) and the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning. Michelle acts as a liaison between the graduate student professional development efforts of SIGS and the faculty professional development efforts of the Delphi Center. Michelle's research and professional interests include teaching and learning in higher education, educational technology and social media, and collaboration between faculty, student affairs, and academic affairs.

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