Perhaps one way to accomplish the goal of challenging students during exams is to infuse critical thinking into your exams. When we look at test banks provided by publishers or think back to our own undergraduate college days, the one thing that, perhaps, stands out when you think of taking exams was all the multiple-choice… Continue Reading Using Multiple Choice Exams to Test Critical Thinking
In this time of rapidly converting our courses to distance or online learning modalities, perhaps one of the biggest questions that remain is how to do testing so that students don’t cheat. Perhaps there is another way to look at this question. How can we reconstruct tests so that students can’t cheat, or at least… Continue Reading Love & Testing in the Time of Coronavirus
Like many of you, I imagine, the past month or so has found me oscillating between cycles of obsessive news consumption and bouts of much-needed info-distancing. Through it all, I’ve been buoyed by a steady current of stories of creativity, collaboration, and ingenuity (locally, nationally, and internationally), of individuals and institutions rising to this bleak… Continue Reading Calvin’s Faucet
So, I am a part of Academic and Career Advising. We have been advocating using MAP and PLANS with every student. I know how to use them both. I used them. However . . . not with every student. I love paper and writing out the student’s progress on their ASA Worksheet or their AAS… Continue Reading A Rebel’s Confession
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