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Assess Adv: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational Hotness (NISOD Webinar)

Meeting Date(s):Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time:1:00pm- 2:00pm
Instructor:Page Wolf
Audience:Faculty
Prerequisite:None
Contact Hours:1
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Description:This webinar is the third in a three-part series titled Elevating Your Educational  Hotness  Achieving Teaching Excellence. The first two webinars discussed faculty attributes of pedagogical expertise and student-centered mindset. For the final webinar, the facilitators discuss the importance of faculty being assessment advocates, since assessment functions as the glue that holds teaching excellence together. The facilitators share assessment strategies and resources to assist faculty in their efforts to achieve teaching excellence, or for those familiar with Rate My Professor, educational "hotness." By the end of the webinar, participants are able to (1) define what it means to be an assessment advocate and (2) identify assessment strategies to use in the learning environment.

Greg Lindeblom is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Business at Broward College. Michelle Jackson is the District Director of Teaching, Learning and Academic Assessment at Broward College. Michelle Levine has been a full- time Broward College Computer Science professor for 14 years and recently transitioned to the role of Interim District Director of Faculty Development.

To view this NISOD webinar, after registering through the TLETC, please visit: http://www.nisod.org/webinars and register with NISOD with username-"clcillinois.edu" and password-"nisod76".

To earn TLETC credit for viewing this webinar, you will need to submit a 1-2 page summary NO LATER THAN February 8, 2018. The paper should include the following and should be emailed to pwolf@clcillinois.edu :

  • A summary of what the webinar was about
  • Main points from the presentation that stood out to you and why
  • Any questions that were generated from the topic or that remain unanswered
  • Commentary on how you might apply the information you learned from this session in your instruction