In this educational assessment guide, we’ll answer questions such as: What is the purpose of educational assessment?What are the benefits of assessments?What are the main
HIGHER ED TEACHING STRATEGIES FROM MAGNA PUBLICATIONS
Harnessing the Student Voice: Why Student-centered Teaching and Learning Starts with Formative Assessment
Disheartened by a lack of enthusiasm from her students, an experienced faculty member stopped by our Center for Teaching and Learning last semester seeking support
Is a K–12 Strategy for Collaboratively Analyzing Student Work and Norming Performance Expectations Applicable to Higher Ed Classrooms?
When I was a principal, I regularly participated in collaborative reviews of student work meetings. These meetings had three specific purposes: (1) reflection on instructional
This article first appeared in the Teaching Professor on March 11, 2019. © Magna Publications. All rights reserved. How many of us teachers have had this experience?
This article first appeared in the Teaching Professor on October 15, 2018. © Magna Publications. All rights reserved. In August 2017, Inside Higher Ed featured an article describing a controversial “stress
When I was a sophomore in college, I took my first course in cognitive psychology and fell in love. I was so excited that we
Each semester I have students complete different writing assignments in my critical thinking and writing course, including two essays: essay 1 (20%) and essay 2