What Happens at a P2P Assessment Party?

What Happens at a P2P Assessment Party?

by Erin Clifford   “I’d like someone to bounce my ideas off of” “I really wish I could have someone to look over my survey and review my questions” “I know that I should plan my assessment when I plan…

Summer Webinars from Campus Labs

Summer Webinars from Campus Labs

from Campus Labs Summer break is a great time to recharge and reprioritize. It’s also your favorite time to learn – or at least, that’s what our webinar attendance reports have shown us over the years. With that in mind,…

Peer-to-Peer Assessment Parties!

Peer-to-Peer Assessment Parties!

Are you sitting on a whole bunch of assessment data and not sure where to start? Are you looking for feedback on a draft survey? Are you working on some Learning Outcomes and looking for a second opinion? The Learning…

Collecting Student Demographic Information

Collecting Student Demographic Information

by Janelle Joseph, PhD   The word demographic comes from demo (meaning people) and graphics (meaning describing). Students can be described based on their gender, ethnicity, grad/undergrad status, program of study, or living on or off campus. Let’s face it,…

Finding Common Ground: The Language of Learning Outcomes   

Finding Common Ground: The Language of Learning Outcomes  

by Jennifer Radley I recently participated in a webinar which explored the importance of terminology and the value of creating a common language when designing and assessing learning outcomes. Writing learning outcomes in a consistent manner is very important a…

Assessment Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult

Assessment Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult

by Erin Clifford Somewhere, somebody started a rumour that assessment needed to be difficult and that to do assessment properly you needed to be an expert. At ACPA in 2015, I attended a great session presented by Amanda R Knerr…

An Assessment Conference for All Seasons

An Assessment Conference for All Seasons

by Jeff Burrow Data from a recent survey of assessment practices in student affairs found that 80% of respondents said  that a lack of knowledge of the various ways to assess student learning and development was the biggest barrier faced…

A Different Type of Survey

A Different Type of Survey

by Samantha Hartlen I have been struggling to come up with ways to ask students to demonstrate their learning, rather than asking them if they feel like they’ve learned something. Most methods that I have discovered work best when you…

The Sinister Sixteen

The Sinister Sixteen

by Erin Clifford I have a copy of Bloom’s Taxonomy that I love.   It is colourful, easy to read and has a list of verbs a mile long.  I have no idea where I got it from, it sits on…