High Impact Eportfolio Practice

This is an invaluable resource for classroom faculty and educational leaders interested in transformative education for 21st century learners.

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Author: Bret Eynon

Publisher:

ISBN: 1620365057

Category: Education

Page: 256

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At a moment when over half of US colleges are employing ePortfolios, the time is ripe to develop their full potential to advance integrative learning and broad institutional change. The authors outline how to deploy the ePortfolio as a high-impact practice and describe widely-applicable models of effective ePortfolio pedagogy and implementation that demonstrably improve student learning across multiple settings. Drawing on the campus ePortfolio projects developed by a constellation of institutions that participated in the Connect to Learning network, Eynon and Gambino present a wealth of data and revealing case studies. Their broad-based evidence demonstrates that, implemented with a purposeful framework, ePortfolios correlate strongly with increased retention and graduation rates, broadened student engagement in deep learning processes, and advanced faculty and institutional learning. The core of the book presents a comprehensive research-based framework, along with practical examples and strategies for implementation, and identifies the key considerations that need to be addressed in the areas of Pedagogy, Professional Development, Outcomes Assessment, Technology and Scaling Up. The authors identify how the ePortfolio experience enhances other high-impact practices (HIPs) by creating unique opportunities for connection and synthesis across courses, semesters and co-curricular experiences. Using ePortfolio to integrate learning across multiple HIPs enables students reflect and construct a cohesive signature learning experience. This is an invaluable resource for classroom faculty and educational leaders interested in transformative education for 21st century learners.

High Impact ePortfolio Practice

This is an invaluable resource for classroom faculty and educational leaders interested in transformative education for 21st century learners.

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Author: Bret Eynon

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620365076

Category: Education

Page: 256

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At a moment when over half of US colleges are employing ePortfolios, the time is ripe to develop their full potential to advance integrative learning and broad institutional change. The authors outline how to deploy the ePortfolio as a high-impact practice and describe widely-applicable models of effective ePortfolio pedagogy and implementation that demonstrably improve student learning across multiple settings. Drawing on the campus ePortfolio projects developed by a constellation of institutions that participated in the Connect to Learning network, Eynon and Gambino present a wealth of data and revealing case studies. Their broad-based evidence demonstrates that, implemented with a purposeful framework, ePortfolios correlate strongly with increased retention and graduation rates, broadened student engagement in deep learning processes, and advanced faculty and institutional learning. The core of the book presents a comprehensive research-based framework, along with practical examples and strategies for implementation, and identifies the key considerations that need to be addressed in the areas of Pedagogy, Professional Development, Outcomes Assessment, Technology and Scaling Up. The authors identify how the ePortfolio experience enhances other high-impact practices (HIPs) by creating unique opportunities for connection and synthesis across courses, semesters and co-curricular experiences. Using ePortfolio to integrate learning across multiple HIPs enables students reflect and construct a cohesive signature learning experience. This is an invaluable resource for classroom faculty and educational leaders interested in transformative education for 21st century learners.

Catalyst in Action

"An instant classic," wrote one reviewer. "The book I've been waiting for " exclaimed another.

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Author: Bret Eynon

Publisher: Stylus Publishing (VA)

ISBN: 1620368676

Category: Education

Page: 380

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Published in association with AAC&U In 2017, Bret Eynon and Laura M. Gambino released High-Impact ePortfolio Practice, which drew broad acclaim from faculty and educational leaders. "An instant classic," wrote one reviewer. "The book I've been waiting for!" exclaimed another. With compelling evidence of the impact of ePortfolio "done well," and a practical framework for educators to follow, this research study quickly led to the formal recognition of ePortfolio as a validated High Impact Practice. Now, with Catalyst in Action: Case Studies of High-Impact ePortfolio Practice, Eynon and Gambino have taken the next step. The book offers 20 powerful case studies, drawn from campuses ranging from Bronx Community College to Yale University, from the University of South Carolina, to Dublin University and Arizona State. In High Impact ePortfolio Practice, Eynon and Gambino outlined the Catalyst Framework, spotlighting the strategies needed to launch, build and sustain a "high-impact" ePortfolio practice. Linking integrative social pedagogy to technology, assessment and professional development, the Catalyst Framework offers guiding principles and classroom-based ePortfolio practices that improve student success, deepen the student learning experience, and catalyze learning-centered institutional change. In Catalyst in Action, teams of faculty and college leaders detail their experiences exploring and testing the Framework on their campuses. Working with diverse groups of students in a broad range of disciplines and settings, the case study authors put Eynon and Gambino's integrative strategies into practice. Catalyst in Actionshares their findings and their insights. As higher education enters a challenging new era, it must find new ways adapt and change, to support and demonstrate student growth and development. Catalyst in Actionis a powerful combination of intensive research and practical experiencing. Offering exciting new evidence and fresh new insights, Catalyst in Actionwill be an invaluable resource for those who wish to build student success, advance higher learning, and meet the demands of the 21st century.

Catalyst in Action

Case Studies of High-Impact ePortfolio Practice Bret Eynon, Laura M. Gambino. 2017); Council of Writing Program Administrators, “WPA Outcomes Statement for ...

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Author: Bret Eynon

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620368695

Category: Education

Page: 380

View: 750

Published in association with img alt="" src="https://styluspub.presswarehouse.com/uploads/747aa07c3a67bedf837371257e3e6bd7b7669e2b.jpg" In 2017, Bret Eynon and Laura M. Gambino released High-Impact ePortfolio Practice, which drew broad acclaim from faculty and educational leaders. “An instant classic,” wrote one reviewer. “The book I’ve been waiting for!” exclaimed another. With compelling evidence of the impact of ePortfolio “done well,” and a practical framework for educators to follow, this research study quickly led to the formal recognition of ePortfolio as a validated High Impact Practice. Now, with Catalyst in Action: Case Studies of High-Impact ePortfolio Practice, Eynon and Gambino have taken the next step. The book offers 20 powerful case studies, drawn from campuses ranging from Bronx Community College to Yale University, from the University of South Carolina, to Dublin University and Arizona State. In High Impact ePortfolio Practice, Eynon and Gambino outlined the Catalyst Framework, spotlighting the strategies needed to launch, build and sustain a “high-impact” ePortfolio practice. Linking integrative social pedagogy to technology, assessment and professional development, the Catalyst Framework offers guiding principles and classroom-based ePortfolio practices that improve student success, deepen the student learning experience, and catalyze learning-centered institutional change. In Catalyst in Action, teams of faculty and college leaders detail their experiences exploring and testing the Framework on their campuses. Working with diverse groups of students in a broad range of disciplines and settings, the case study authors put Eynon and Gambino’s integrative strategies into practice. Catalyst in Action shares their findings and their insights. As higher education enters a challenging new era, it must find new ways adapt and change, to support and demonstrate student growth and development. Catalyst in Action is a powerful combination of intensive research and practical experiencing. Offering exciting new evidence and fresh new insights, Catalyst in Action will be an invaluable resource for those who wish to build student success, advance higher learning, and meet the demands of the 21st century.

Integrative Learning in US Undergraduate Public Health Education Effective High Impact Practices

High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter ... Editorial: ePortfolios -The eleventh high impact practice.

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Author: Andrew Harver

Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

ISBN: 9782889634262

Category:

Page:

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This current Research Topic does not derive directly from Boyer’s Model of Scholarship, but nonetheless represents a well-timed exploration and example of where higher education has progressed in bringing the innovative, integrative conceptualization of higher education scholarship and practice laid out by Boyer, to realization through the growing arena of undergraduate public health programs. At the same time, the authors included here were invited to specifically address a second arena of scholarly practice associated with additional elements of Boyer’s legacy, effective High-Impact Practices (HIPs) - practices that engage students, faculty and often broader communities in integrative learning that connect academic and extra-academic learning environments. Undergraduate public health programs are perfectly positioned to provide a framework for integrated learning through High-Impact Practices. Such practices encompass not only the essential learning outcomes that employers continue to demand – critical thinking, working with diverse others, written and oral communications, ethics, analysis, etc. – but also a curriculum that is scaffolded and replete with opportunities to practice and enhance performance and application of knowledge and abilities to important personal, social and global challenges and needs.

Handbook on Measurement Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

Using an eportfolio to assess the outcomes of a first-year seminar: Student narrative ... High-impact ePortfolio practice: A catalyst for student, faculty, ...

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Author: Charles Secolsky

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317485544

Category: Education

Page: 738

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In this valuable resource, well-known scholars present a detailed understanding of contemporary theories and practices in the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation, with guidance on how to apply these ideas for the benefit of students and institutions. Bringing together terminology, analytical perspectives, and methodological advances, this second edition facilitates informed decision-making while connecting the latest thinking in these methodological areas with actual practice in higher education. This research handbook provides higher education administrators, student affairs personnel, institutional researchers, and faculty with an integrated volume of theory, method, and application.

ePortfolio as Curriculum

Models and Practices for Developing Students' ePortfolio Literacy Kathleen ... High-Impact ePortfolio Practice is a research-based introduction for faculty, ...

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Author: Kathleen Blake Yancey

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620367629

Category: Education

Page: 252

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At a moment when the ePortfolio has been recognized as a high impact practice – as a unique site for hosting student integrative learning and as a powerful genre for assessment – this book provides faculty, staff, and administrators with a set of frameworks and models useful for guiding students in designing and creating ePortfolios that clearly communicate their purpose and effectively use the affordances of the medium. In short, this book both illustrates and provides guidance on how to support the development of students’ ePortfolio literacy. The ePortfolio curricular models provided in ePortfolio as Curriculum include both those integrated within existing disciplinary courses and those offered through credit-bearing stand-alone courses. In taking up questions focused on what students need to know and do in becoming informed, effective ePortfolio makers, the contributors to this volume – from the standpoint of their course outcomes and institutional contexts – present various approaches to developing an ePortfolio curriculum. Individually and collectively, the chapters explain ways to engage students in understanding the potential purposes, structures, audiences, and designs of ePortfolios; in developing the reflective practices for contextualizing and informing the selection and curation of artifacts; and in creating appropriate focus and coherence. Synthesizing insights from the previous chapters, the concluding chapter identifies six consistent features of an ePortfolio curriculum that support the development of students' ePortfolio literacy. In addition, Kathleen Blake Yancey identifies and defines seven common ePortfolio curricular dimensions that contribute to students' ePortfolio literacy, among them student agency, digital identity, and campus and global citizenship. Not least, she describes new practices emerging from ePortfolio curricula, including new ePortfolio-specific genres; new metaphors used to characterize ePortfolios and their practices; and new issues that the ePortfolio curriculum raises.

Advancing Assessment for Student Success

In B. Eynon & L. Gambino, High-impact ePortfolio practice: Catalyst for learning (pp. vii–xi). Stylus. Light, T. P., Chen, H., & Ittleson, J. (2012).

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Author: Amy Driscoll

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620368732

Category: Education

Page: 250

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This book is about student success and how to support and improve it. It takes as its point of departure that we--as faculty, assessment directors, student affairs professionals, and staff--reflect together in a purposeful and informed way about how our teaching, curricula, the co-curriculum, and assessment work in concert to support and improve student learning and success. It also requires that we do so in collaboration with our colleagues and our students for the rich insights that we gain from them. Conversational in style, this book offers a wide variety of illustrations of how your peers are putting assessment into practice in ways that are meaningful to them and their institutions, and that lead to improved student learning. The authors provide rich guidance for activities ranging from everyday classroom teaching and assessment to using assessment to improve programs and entire institutions. The authors envisage individual faculty at four-year institutions and community colleges as their main audience, whether those faculty are focused on their own classes or support their colleagues through leadership roles in assessment. If you plan to remain focused on your own courses and students, you will find that those sections of this book will help you better understand why and how assessment leaders do what they do, which in turn will make your participation in assessment more engaging and increase your expertise in facilitating student learning. Because the authors also aim to strengthen connections between the curriculum and co-curriculum and include examples of co-curricular assessment, student affairs professionals and staff interested in doing the same will also find ideas in this book relevant to their work. Opening with a chapter on equity in assessment practice, so critical to learning from and benefitting our diverse students, the authors guide you through the development and use of learning outcomes, the design of assignments with attention to clear prompts and rubrics, and the achievement of alignment and coherence in pedagogy, curriculum, and assessment to better support student engagement, achievement and success. The chapter on using student evidence for improvement offers support, resources, and recommendations for doing so, and demonstrates exciting uses of student wisdom. The book concludes by emphasizing the importance of reflection in assessment practices--offering powerful examples and strategies for professional development--and by describing appropriate, creative, and effective approaches for communicating assessment information with attention to purpose and audience.

Exploring Online Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods

Professional development for high impact eportfolio practice. Peer Review: Emerging Trends and Key Debates in Undergraduate Education, 18(3), 4–8.

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Author: Sistek-Chandler, Cynthia Mary

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799816249

Category: Education

Page: 333

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Exploring online learning through the lens of synchronous and asynchronous instructional methods can be beneficial to the online instructor and to the course designer. Understanding the underlying theoretical foundation is essential to justify both types of instructional pedagogies. Learning theory as it applies to online environments encompasses myriad techniques and practices. Exploring Online Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods is an essential scholarly book that provides relevant and detailed research on the applications of synchronous and asynchronous instructional pedagogies and discusses why they are critical to the design and implementation of contemporary online courses. Featuring an array of topics such as student engagement, adaptive learning, and online instruction, this book is ideal for online instructors, instructional designers, curriculum developers, course designers, academicians, administrators, e-learning professionals, researchers, and students.

Handbook of Research on Fostering Student Engagement With Instructional Technology in Higher Education

Disrupting ourselves: The problem of learning in higher education. ... High-Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for Student, Faculty, and Institutional ...

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Author: Alqurashi, Emtinan

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799801214

Category: Education

Page: 567

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Student engagement relies on the students and their willingness to participate in the learning process and can be enhanced through the application of various technologies within learning environments. However, strategies for implementing these technologies need research and development to be implemented effectively. The Handbook of Research on Fostering Student Engagement With Instructional Technology in Higher Education is a comprehensive academic publication that focuses on the engagement of learners with academics in higher education and especially how this engagement can be fostered with the integration of new technologies. Featuring an array of topics such as gamification, digital literacy, and social networking, this book is ideal for instructors, educators, administrators, curriculum developers, instructional designers, IT consultants, educational software developers, researchers, academicians, and students.

Teaching and Learning Practices for Academic Freedom

In B. Eynon & L. M. Gambino (Eds.), Catalyst in action: Case studies of high-impact ePortfolio practice (Chap. 7). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

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Author: Enakshi Sengupta

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800434820

Category: Education

Page: 228

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Although academic freedom in teaching and learning methods is crucial to a nation’s growth, the concept comes with numerous misnomers and is subjected to much academic debate and doubt. This volume maps out how truth and intellectual integrity remain the fundamental principle on which the foundation of a university should be laid.

Using Technology to Support High Impact Educational Practice

Editorial: ePortfolios—The eleventh high impact practice. International Journal of ePortfolio, 6(2), 65–69. Kevin Kelly View https://youtu.be/pZwq8eMdYrY 12 ...

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Author: Karen S. Ivers

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440867026

Category: Education

Page: 161

View: 314

Emphasizing the importance of preparing students for the global workforce, this title explains how to teach using the latest educational technology. • Gain an understanding of the importance of using high impact educational practices to support students' academic achievement, social and global competence, and success in our diverse and digital global community and workforce • Learn about high impact education practices including collaboration, diversity (social competence), global learning (global competence), service- and project-based learning, and research and writing (including media, information, and ICT literacy; eportfolios, and digital citizenship) • Come away with instructional strategies and numerous technology resources that can be used to support high impact educational practices

A Leader s Guide to Competency Based Education

High-Impact ePortfolio Practice High-Impact ePortfolio Practice Bret Eynon, and Laura M. Gambino Foreword by George D. Kuh “Challenging the noisy legion of ...

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Author: Laurie Dodge

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620365953

Category: Education

Page: 144

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As interest in competency-based education (CBE) continues to grow by leaps and bounds, the need for a practical resource to guide development of high-quality CBE programs led the authors to write this book. Until now, there has been no how-to manual that captures in one place a big picture view of CBE along with the down-to-earth means for building a CBE program. A variety of pressures are driving the growth in CBE, including the need for alternatives to the current model of higher education (with its dismal completion rates); the potential to better manage the iron triangle of costs, access, and quality; the need for graduates to be better prepared for the workforce; and the demands of adult learners for programs with the flexible time and personalized learning that CBE offers. Designed to help institutional leaders become more competent in designing, building, and scaling high-quality competency-based education (CBE) programs, this book provides context, guidelines, and process. The process is based on ten design elements that emerged from research funded by the Gates Foundation, and sponsored by AAC&U, ACE, EDUCAUSE, and the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN), with thought partners CAEL and Quality Matters. In short, the book will serve administrators, higher education leaders, faculty, staff, and others who have an interest in CBE by: • Giving context to enable the audience to discover the importance of each design element and to help frame the CBE program (the “why”); • Providing models, checklists, and considerations to determine the “what” component for each design element; • Sharing outlines and templates for the design elements to enable institutions to build quality, relevant, and rigorous CBE programs (the “how”).

Performing Arts as High Impact Practice

Edward C. Watson, George D. Kuh, Terrel Rhodes, Tracy Penny Light, and Helen L. Chen, “ePortfolios—The Eleventh High Impact Practice.” 7. Robin Nelson.

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Author: Michelle Hayford

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319729442

Category: Education

Page: 312

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This book investigates how the performing arts in higher education nationally contribute to the “high impact practices,” as identified by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Using the well-known map of the HIPs for illustrating the centrality of performing arts practices in higher education, the editors and authors of this volume call for increased participation by performing arts programs in general education and campus initiatives, with specific case studies as a guide. Performing arts contribute to the efforts of their institution in delivering a strong liberal arts education that uniquely serves students to meet the careers of the future. This is the first book to explicitly link the performing arts to the HIPs, and will result in the implementation of best practices to better meet the educational needs of students. At stake is the viability of performing arts programs to continue to serve students in their pursuit of a liberal arts education.

You Are a Data Person

state Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2019). ... Catalyst in action: Case studies of high-impact ePortfolio practice. Stylus.

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Author: Amelia Parnell

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781642671391

Category: Education

Page: 256

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The common phrase, “I am not a data person,” suggests that some campus professionals may not fully understand their capacity and potential to contribute to data-related activities. This book is intended to: Provide context for the levels at which professionals are comfortable using data, Help readers identify the areas where they should strengthen their knowledge, Offer tangible examples of how professionals can make data contributions at their current and future knowledge level; and Inspire readers to take the initiative to engage in data projects. The book includes a set of self-assessment questions and a companion set of action steps and available resources to help readers accept their identity as a data person. The project also includes an annotated list of at least 20 indicators that any higher education professional can examine without sophisticated data analyses.

Bridging the Gap

George D. Kuh, “Foreword: And Now There Are 11,” in High Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning, eds.

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Author: Suzanne McCray

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 9781610756778

Category: Education

Page: 200

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Thousands of college students across the country apply each year for nationally and internationally competitive scholarships and grants. Different awards target different interests, career goals, and student qualifications. Advising students on how to choose the right award that will help launch them on their career path requires a nuanced understanding of scholarship opportunities. Bridging the Gap: Perspectives on Nationally Competitive Scholarships provides key information from scholarship foundations and seasoned advice from campus advisors critically important for the faculty and staff who support students applying for these awards. This book will be a great resource for anyone advising students.

Advancing Online Teaching

This collection of work is called an electronic portfolio, or ePortfolio, ... books like High-Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for Student, Faculty, ...

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Author: Kevin Kelly

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620367247

Category: Education

Page: 264

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The goal of teaching online is fundamentally the same as teaching face-to-face: facilitating the learning of all students to the greatest extent possible. This book differs from other books on online teaching in that, in the process of offering guidance on course design and planning, developing outcomes and appropriate engaging activities, managing the workload and assessment, the authors pay explicit attention throughout to the distinct and diverse needs of students and offer effective strategies to accommodate them in a comprehensive and inclusive way by using the principles of Universal Design for Learning. By following those principles from the outset when planning a course, all students will benefit, and most particularly those whom the research shows have the greatest achievement gaps when taking online courses -- males, first generation and low income students, those from underrepresented minority groups, the academically underprepared, students with disabilities, and those with limited online access or lacking readiness for online learning. Beyond good planning and design, Kelly and Zakrajsek offer ideas for creating inclusive course environments and activities, such as using culturally appropriate content and making it accessible in multiple formats. They also share methods to foster faculty-learner interaction and increase personal connections with students, and among students, through group activities or learning communities, which are so critical to motivation and success. Faculty new to online teaching as well as more experienced readers will find a wealth of practical guidance on developing and honing both fully online and blended courses and, as importantly, a wealth of proven ideas to help the new generation of students with diverse needs to succeed.

Assessing Student Learning

A new college compact: Addressing the cost & quality crisis in higher ed. ... High-impact eportfolio practice: A catalyst for student, faculty, ...

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Author: Linda Suskie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119426936

Category: Education

Page: 408

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Many faculty and administrators today struggle with three underlying concepts which will be addressed explicitly and repeatedly throughout the book: (1) assessment is an integral part of the teaching/learning process rather than a stand-alone activity, (2) assessment is all about improving how we help students learn, not an end in itself, and (3) learning activities throughout the institution should be appropriately integrated. This Third Edition focuses on emerging needs and ideas in higher education assessment, including how to assess student learning in specific settings such as the classroom, general education curricula, undergraduate and graduate programs, co-curricular and student development programs, and online programs. Additionally chapters from the previous edition will be updated with new information on rubrics and integrating assessment information for the accreditation process. Since the publication of the Second Edition, many new assessment resources have emerged, including books, models, published instruments, technologies, and research. Assessing Student Learning, Third Edition will include these new tools and resources.

Connected Teaching

Relationship, Power, and Mattering in Higher Education Harriet L. Schwartz ... Coauthor, High Impact ePortfolio Practice: Catalyst for Student, Faculty, ...

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Author: Harriet L. Schwartz

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781620366394

Category: Education

Page: 192

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At a time when many aspects of the faculty role are in question, Harriet Schwartz, the author of Connected Teaching, argues that the role of teachers is as important as ever and is evolving profoundly. She believes the relationships faculty have with individual students and with classes and cohorts are the essential driver of teaching and learning. This book explores teaching as a relational practice – a practice wherein connection and disconnection with students, power, identity, and emotion shape the teaching and learning endeavor. The author describes moments of energetic deep learning and what makes these powerful moments happen. She calls on readers to be open to and seek relationship, understand their own socio-cultural identity (and how this shapes internal experience and the ways in which they are met in the world), and vigilantly explore and recognize emotion in the teaching endeavor. Connected Teaching is informed and inspired by Relational Cultural Theory (RCT). The premise of RCT is that the experience of engaging in growth-fostering interactions and relationships is essential to human development. RCT’s founding scholars believed the theory would be relevant in many different settings, but this is the first book to apply them to teaching and learning in higher education. In this book, the author shows that RCT has much to offer those devoted to student learning and development, providing a foundation from which to understand the transformative potential of teaching as a relational practice.