Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, December 17, 2021): “Promoting review and retention via reflective homework”

Janie Brennan, a Senior Lecturer in EECE, will discuss her experiences implementing “reflective homework”, a technique that is rapidly gaining popularity in engineering education. The reflective homework strategy is an approach to formative assessment that incentivizes understanding and mastery; encourages review and reflection for long-term material retention; and (as a bonus) disincentivizes cheating.  What: “Promoting review […]

Recording: Assessment Brown Bag (September 3)

Our eighth brown bag was a moderated discussion facilitated by Jay Turner on various topics related to assessment and academic integrity. Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, and Jim Feher shared their experiences with take-home tests, Zoom proctored exams, and Respondus Monitor. Jay also shared thoughts from Young-Shin Jin about using oral exams, and fielded questions and […]

Virtual Brown Bag (Thursday, September 3): Assessment and Academic Integrity

The instructional design team invites you to join us on Thursday for an moderated panel discussion on assessment and academic integrity. Jay Turner will moderate the discussion, with Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, Jim Feher, and the instructional design team serving as the panel. Each of these faculty will comment on their experiences with adapting assessments […]