27 Quick Questions to Assess Student Learning

One of the most important aspects of developing residence hall curriculum is the establishment of assessment practices that measure student learning. The use of Bloom’s Taxonomy and its related verbs can help in this regard by ensuring that the outcomes we seek to achieve are specific and measurable. But how do we actually do the assessment?

Building Off of Bloom: Writing Progressive Learning Objectives

  One of the bedrock concepts of designing residential curricula and learning plans is the ability to write effective learning objectives. Writing effective and measurable learning objectives, however, is often more difficult than it may seem. The deeper one delves into learning theory and curricular design, the more nuanced one realizes these concepts are.

#NASPA15 Presentation: Flipping Out: Concepts of Inverted Classrooms for Teaching and Training

One of my fellow faculty members in the Merrimack College Higher Education Program, Susan Marine, and I collaborated to create a session about the concept of flipping learning environments.  Susan is using an example from her teaching and I created an example for a training event.  It is appropriate for both faculty and professions.  Come join us and/or follow the twitter back channel #SAflipped! Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:30pm – 3:20pm Convention Center R02 Abstract Flipping is a relatively new and innovative approach to teaching and training enabled by new new digital technologies.  The flipped… Read More