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Assessment

Assessment

Assessment helps us know whether students are actually learning what we’re trying to teach. Included here are papers on assessment and a variety of “scientific literacy” assessment tools.

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Educational Readings

Educational Readings

Whether you’re familiar with Bloom’s taxonomy or a “newbie” to “evidence-based teaching” and course redesign, this page will have readings for you.

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Best Practices in Teaching

Best Practices in Teaching

What does cognitive science suggest about how students learn and remember? How can I rethink course design or develop more active learning strategies? What is “evidence-based” teaching? Included here are papers and links to resources on specific instructional techniques.

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Learning Goals

Learning Goals

It’s helpful to have explicit statements about what students should be able to do upon the completion of your course. Papers here provide some rationale and practical suggestions for developing learning goals.

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