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Classroom Assessment Techniques (CAT): Assessment Promoting Learning and Refining Teaching

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Dates:
June 10, 2013  Check for other dates
Meets:
M from 10:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Hours:
2.00
Instructor:
Dr. Bonnie Mullinix
Fee:
$0  
Notes:
Note: A Non-refundable Conference Registration Fee of $25.00 is required to attend Summer Faculty Development Academy 2012 seminars (includes lunch on Day 1, Monday, June 11, 2012). The deadline for registration is May 31, 2012. Registration begins on Monday, June 11, 2012 from 8:30 am - 9:00 am in Kirkland W. Green Student Center, Bulldog Lounge.

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.


Course Description

Assessment is most effective when it enhances learning, provides information to refine teaching strategies and improves course activities. Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are tools that tap into student knowledge and move them deeper into their understanding of course material. Based in research about learning, many of these simple techniques go even further, supporting meta-cognition (thinking about thinking and about how they learn) and building students' abilities as effective and reflective learners. This workshop introduces a series of CATs that students are simple, easy to integrate and work to simultaneously teach, assess and promote learning.  

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