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Providing Feedback Opportunities “If [students] want to be taken seriously as musicians, they need to have a solid understanding of the foundations” – Dr. Joelle Welling Background Dr. Joelle Welling is a Senior Instructor in the Department (More)
Continuous Process of Assessment  “A big part of my lectures is ‘cheerleading’ to convince the students to spend time working on the course…Much of the deeper learning happens when they actually sit down in front of a computer and write pro (More)
Continuous Process of Assessment “Students need to have the ability to make mistakes and get things wrong…and not have it affect their grades. It’s a learning process.” – Dr. Ken MacMillan Background It can be difficult to give students (More)
  “As long as you get one good chance to talk with a student, you can continue that conversation through email, or quickly after class, or in more office house, because you’ve started somewhere, you are more connected as an instructor”. (More)
Peer Feedback and Collaboration “Everything we do is for the students and for their learning and development” -Norm Althouse Background Group projects are a great way to develop communication and teamwork skills in students, but they can be di (More)
Professional Development “The biggest thing that I do to make sure my assessment methods are fair, especially in larger, first year classes, is train the TAs” - Dr. Jason Donev Background Many undergraduate classes rely on the use of graduate (More)
Self-Regulation and Academic Integrity   “[Students] were able to say how their learning throughout the course had been connected, but also how it connected to other stuff, whether it was their personal engagement in the community, their discipl (More)
Reflecting Diversity in Assessment “[Students] came away with some really diverse perspectives.” - Robin Mueller Background In the Winter 2017 semester, Dr. Robin Mueller piloted a course called UNIV 201: Global Challenges Inquiry I. The enti (More)