Learning Analytics: Course Insights

ODI at the Union Plaza with activities, treats, and to learn more about the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Mar 8 | Join the Learning Analytics: Course Insights workshop for an opportunity to dive into the data provided in the Course Insights dashboards to better identify and understand equity gaps in your courses. A brief, asynchronous pre-workshop module will be offered in Bridge that covers learning analytics and Course Insights.

Alternative Grading: Focus on Competencies

Isabel Safarik teaches asection of Math 106, Calculus 1.

Feb. 26 | Explore the possibilities of a competency-based grading system with examples Anna Hiatt.

Minute Paper

Minute papers provide a short, written response to a question and allows students an opportunity to reflect on their learning while also providing feedback.

Identifying, prioritizing, and aligning learning goals to assessments with the iTGI

The Interactive Teaching Goals Inventory tool provides instructors with a valuable resource to align their learning goals with various assessment techniques.

The Importance of Practice

Assessments are often described as falling into two categories: formative and summative. Learn about both in this resource.

Classroom Assessment Explorer

Use this tool to explore ways to assess different types of learning.

Geppert puts Canvas peer review to the test

John Geppert, professor of finance and director of assessment, believes peer review may offer a way to include more writing practice in more courses.

Small Teaching Strategies

Small teaching strategies are little things that can have a big impact. University faculty present a variety of techniques they use in 5-minute speed sessions.

Using text expansion tools to enrich feedback

Brian Wilson demonstrates how he uses PhraseExpress to build a database of comments

Active learning strategies in Mathematics

The university math department has been working to radically redesign its first-year mathematics courses. Current efforts have yielded an 80% success rate.