Self-Assessment for Learning Goals
Conducted by: Ed
Knowledge surveys derive data from both affective and cognitive domains, and the information they offer is unique and incredibly useful. They are ideal assessment tools. This instrument's grounding in disciplinary content allows a user to strengthen course organization, clarity, understanding, pacing, disclosure and focus. The instrument aids curriculum design and assists students' intellectual development in content learning and self assessment. Knowledge surveys offer formative and summative data for both qualitative and quantitative analyses. Participants will learn to use and analyze knowledge surveys and see fascinating applications from others' classes.
Faculty, faculty developers, assessment directors and even students will find this presentation useful and fascinating.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:
EDWARD NUHFER is California State University at Channel Islands' Director of Faculty development. Ed is a geologist by training. He holds several teaching awards and awards in geology from the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He embraced faculty development as a major career interest in 1988. He thereafter served as a founding director of three faculty development centers before joining Channel Islands. Ed remains active in geology and is a regular columnist for "National Teaching and Learning Forum." His research interests involve fractals serving as models for teaching and learning, assessment, and curriculum design.