This page has resources and materials related to the 2007 Conference on Teaching & Learning: Managing the Teaching Load.
Responding To & Grading Student Writing
- Using Rubrics to Respond to and Evaluate Student Work, A summary of how to create and use rubrics. Includes examples of rubrics and links to online resources. By Terry Beck & Bill Cerbin
- Two Examples of Time Savers by Terry Beck & Bill Cerbin
- Ways to Respond to and Grade Student Writing: Examples by Conference Participants
- Peer Review Guidelines By Betsy Morgan & Others
Quick & Easy Methods of Evaluating Group Assignments & Discussions
- Quick & Easy Methods of Evaluating Group Assignments & Discussions By Peg Finders
- Facilitating Effective Discussions By Fed Finders
- Example of Research Paper Assignment Done in Pairs By Jodi Vandenberg-Daves
- Group-Work Evaluations excerpt from Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publisher.
- Sample Group-Work Evaluation Form from Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publisher.
Active Learning in Large Classes
- Weight management lecture: example of a PowerPoint presentation that is not text heavy. Liberal use of pictures, charts, graphs, etc. and also requires students to fill in some information. Also includes a number of review slides. All help keep students engaged. By Brian Udermann
- Healthy myths quiz: example of an alternate lecture format. This lecture/activity is consistently rated as the students' favorite lecture each semester. I share content related to each question after the students have had a chance to answer. By Brian Udermann
- Using Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IF AT) Forms The IF AT uses a multiple choice answer sheet with a thin opaque film covering the options. Teams or individuals during lecture can answer multiple choice questions on the IF AT form as part of a pre- or post-assessment of student understanding.
Responding to Difficult Students
- Responding to Difficult Students by Mick Miyamoto & Jon Hageseth. Contact Mick or Jon if you would like them to consult with your department, unit or group about responding to difficult or troubled students.
Conference Evaluation See what participants thought about the conference.
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