Learning assessment techniques : a handbook for college faculty /
Elizabeth F. Barkley and Claire Howell Major.
1st edition.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, [2016]
xx, 458 p. ; 28 cm
1119050898, 9781119050896 (paperback)
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San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, [2016]
9781119050896 (paperback)
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Introduction: Conceptual Framework -- The Learning Assessment Techniques Cycle. Clarifying What You Want Students to Learn ; Determining Your Purpose for Assessing Student Learning ; Selecting a Learning Assessment Technique ; Implementing a Learning Assessment Technique ; Analyzing and Reporting What Students Have Learned ; Closing the Loop -- Learning Assessment Techniques. Teaching and Assessing for Foundational Knowledge Domain ; Teaching and Assessing for Application Learning Domain ; Teaching and Assessing for the Integration Domain ; Teaching and Assessing for the Human Dimension Domain ; Teaching and Assessing for the Caring Domain ; Teaching and Assessing for the Learning How to Learn Domain.
"50 Techniques for Engaging Students and Assessing Learning in College Courses Do you want to: Know what and how well your students are learning? Promote active learning in ways that readily integrate assessment? Gather information that can help make grading more systematic and streamlined? Efficiently collect solid learning outcomes data for institutional assessment? Provide evidence of your teaching effectiveness for promotion and tenure review? Learning Assessment Techniques provides 50 easy-to-implement active learning techniques that gauge student learning across academic disciplines and learning environments. Using Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning as its organizational framework, it embeds assessment within active learning activities. Each technique features: purpose and use, key learning goals, step-by-step implementation, online adaptation, analysis and reporting, concrete examples in both on-site and online environments, and key references--all in an easy-to-follow format. The book includes an all-new Learning Goals Inventory, as well as more than 35 customizable assessment rubrics, to help teachers determine significant learning goals and appropriate techniques. This book also provides access to a downloadable worksheet to guide teachers through the seven steps of the Learning Assessment Techniques planning and implementation cycle. College teachers today are under increased pressure to teach effectively and provide evidence of what, and how well, students are learning. An invaluable asset for college teachers of any subject, Learning Assessment Techniques provides a practical framework for seamlessly integrating teaching, learning, and assessment"--
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