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Generalizability of Course-Embedded Assessments

Current, common methods used by #highered #assessment professionals when sampling and evaluating student work for general education or program level outcomes assessment projects may not provide results that can be reliably generalized. Even if sampling work from 1500 students in … Continue reading

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Reliability of Course-Embedded Assessment

A recent article published by Inside Higher Ed focuses on a study that suggests student motivation on low-stakes, standardized exams used for institutional assessment may impact the reliability of results.  That has serious implications for institutions using the results of … Continue reading

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Invited Presentation: Effective Classroom Assessment

I have a speaking engagement coming up next Friday at Howard College in San Angelo.  I’ve been developing a custom presentation to address the specific needs described in my conversations with the colleague that invited me to present.  As usual, … Continue reading

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Making Turnitin assignments play nice with Blackboard Outcomes

Being primarily responsible at my institution for general education, program, and course level outcomes assessment, a project I helped to initiate this academic year has been the implementation of Blackboard Outcomes that integrates deeply with the Blackboard Learn LMS.  In … Continue reading

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Student Centered Evidence Assessment Projects in Blackboard Outcomes

Being primarily responsible at my institution for general education, program, and course level outcomes assessment, a project I helped to initiate this academic year has been the implementation of Blackboard Outcomes that integrates deeply with the Blackboard Learn LMS.  In … Continue reading

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