Guides, Kits, & Resources

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Low stakes means that students and instructors have less pressure on an assignment that involves some work towards an eportfolio. Medium stakes means that either instructors of students have some pressure from the eportfolio High stakes means that both instructors and students have the most pressure on this version of an eportfolio Low Stakes Medium…

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Our colleagues across the University shared the following examples course policies from their syllabi. You are free to use and/or modify the language you find here as you build your courses. Thanks to all who contributed to this project! This page is a continual work-in-progress. With your help, we hope to add and update it…

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Good-bye, rust-colored chalkboards! Over summer 2018, dust-covered Theatre Hall 316 was transformed into a collaborative learning space. Those who teach and learn in this room may structure it in multiple ways to foster learning and engagement — with or without the use of its state-of-the-art technology (further resources below). Instructors and students will have access to…

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For those who attended the Instructional Design Institute… and even those who didn’t! The resources and handouts are now available as promised. Download or view a copy of the schedule; it’s now complete with PDF icons where resources are available. Click on them to view the corresponding materials.

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The document linked below contains information about using a Classroom Response System (CRS). It includes recommendations for easy-to-implement ‘lightweight’ options and a detailed ‘best practices’ list. Classroom Response Guide More information on the tools outlined in this document are available online. Plickers: https://www.plickers.com/ Kahoot: https://kahoot.com/

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Here is a handy presentation on using multiple-choice assessment to prompt student learning (PDF) presented by Sawa Senzaki at CATL’s Using Multiple-Choice Assessments Well workshop. The presentation references the use of Scantron data, so here also is an example of the data an instructor receives from Scantron results. Feel free also to check out this site for more…

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CATL invited the campus community to attend a roundtable session on December 9, 2016. The subject of conversation was “teaching controversial topics in the classroom.” Attendees discussed a small series of scenarios to initiate a wider campus conversation about conflicts that may arise as instructors and students work together to fulfill the UW System’s mission to “search…

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