Background for "A Conversation with Tom Angelo
re: Assessment in Undergraduate Higher Education"
Date:June 27, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.
Presenters: Tom Angelo - Queens Univ of Charlotte, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others. More information and online registration:
[Over 90 registered as of noon Thursday 6/26. 100 "seats" max.]
This list of references re Active Learning, Concept Inventories, Conceptual Science Teaching, etc. was provided by Tom Angelo via Email to Steve Gilbert June 24, 25 2014
Freeman, S. et al. (2014). "Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics."
As of 20140626: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/23/8410.full?sid=8a632f2d-301c-420b-a4db-815dbb60935c
Hattie, J. A. C. (2009). Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. New York: Routledge. pp. 1-47 as preview available online as of 20140626 at:
The National Academies Summer Institutes for Undergraduate Education
- “The goal of the Summer Institutes for Undergraduate Education is to transform education at colleges and universities by improving classroom education and attracting more diverse students to research. We undertake to train faculty and instructional staff in a scientific approach to teaching that reflects the way we work as researchers.”
Websites – Organized by Session Topics
Backward Design for STEM (The Understanding by Design model by J. McTighe)