Assessing Student Learning: A Good IDEA

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  • 1. Assessing Student Learning: A Good IDEA!
      • Allyson Dickie, Assoc. Dean Distributed Learning
        • [email_address]
      • Robert Stanley, Dir. Institutional Research & Effectiveness
        • [email_address]
  • 2. Assessing Student Learning: A Good IDEA!
    • Brief Overview: Online Course Design @ NPU
      • Allyson Dickie
    • Overview of IDEA Student Course Rating System
      • Robert Stanley
    • Demonstration of IDEA Implementation @ NPU
      • Allyson Dickie
  • 3. Online Course Design @ NPU Two Cornerstones
    • Focused on Student Learning
      • Strong Assessment of Student Learning
      • Primary Objective – Improve Teaching Practice
    • Cornerstone #1 -- Quality Matters
      • Faculty Peer Reviewed Process
      • Research Based Rubric
  • 4. Online Course Design @ NPU Cornerstones continued
    • Cornerstone #2 – Student Course Ratings
      • One Possibility
      • Interesting but is there another way?
      • NPU uses the IDEA Student Rating Systems
        • Aligns with Quality Matters Design Process
        • Closes the assessment loop
  • 5. ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING CENTERPIECE ONLINE COURSE DESIGN Assessment of Student Learning COURSE OBJECTIVES IDEA COURSE EVALUATIONS LEARNING ACTIVITIES COURSE ASSESSMENTS
  • 6.
    • INSTITUTIONAL & PROGRAM QUESTIONS:
    • How do we capture data?
      • On-line courses
      • F 2 F courses
  • 7.
    • INSTITUTIONAL & PROGRAM QUESTIONS:
    • Will the data be informative?
    • What is wrong with our current system?
    • Do we really need this information?
  • 8. Overview:
    • North Park University
    • A four-year liberal arts university located on the north side of Chicago
    • Estimated student enrollment is 3,000 students
    • Over 300 faculty
  • 9. Academic Programs:
    • Undergraduate College
    • North Park Theological Seminary
    • School of Adult Learning
    • School of Business & Nonprofit Management
    • School of Education
    • School of Music
    • School of Nursing
  • 10.
    • IDEA :
      • What an odd term for assessing student learning.
  • 11. IDEA: Individual Development and Educational Assessment
  • 12.
    • The IDEA Center was established in 1975
    • Adjusts for extraneous circumstances
    • Student learning is the focus
    • Centered around 12 objectives
  • 13.
    • Focused on student learning and methods used to facilitate it
    • Provides national comparison as well as group comparison
    • Provides national evidence of validity and reliability
  • 14.
    • Analysis the expectation for the class
    • Good practices suggests 3-5 objectives
    • Connect all activities to the objectives
    • Provides national evidence of validity and reliability
  • 15. Teaching: Pulling it together
    • Faculty information form
    • Effective teaching
    • Learning
    • Data: quality improvement
  • 16. Practices for selecting the objectives:
    • Consider the over-all goals
    • Identify key methods of delivery
    • Content, end product and activities
    • Match the above with the best objectives that follow
  • 17. Objectives 1-3
    • Gain factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends).
    • Comprehend learning of fundamental principles, generalizations, or theories.
    • Learn to apply course material to improve thinking, problem solving, and decisions.
  • 18. IDEA Supports Quality Matters
    • Learning Objectives
    • Assessment and Measurement Focused
    • Learner Engagement
    • Delivered face-to-face or on-line
  • 19. IDEA Supports Quality Matters
    • Work together to ensure that students achieve the desired learning outcomes.
  • 20. Objectives 4-6
    • Develop specific skills, competencies, and points of view needed by professionals in the field most closely related to this course.
    • Acquire skills in working with others as a member of a team.
    • Develop creative capacities (writing, inventing, designing, performing in art, music, drama, etc.).
  • 21. Objectives 7-9
    • Gain a broader understanding and appreciation of intellectual/cultural activity (music, science, literature, etc.).
    • Develop skill in expressing themselves orally or in writing.
    • Learn how to find and use resources for answering questions or solving problems.
  • 22. Objectives 10-12
    • Develop a clearer understanding of, and commitment to, personal values.
    • Learn to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view.
    • Acquire an interest in learning more by asking questions and seeking answers for further learning. 
  • 23. Using Extra Questions
    • 20 extra questions can be added.
    • May be used to address questions at various levels:
      • Institution
      • Department
      • Course
  • 24. ADMINISTERING IDEA
    • Faculty are required to leave the room
    • Final forms are sent to one location
    • Pre-processing
    • Tabulation and analysis
    • Reports
  • 25. Quality Improvement Model
  • 26. Using IDEA
    • Learner focused
    • As a tool for reflection about your teaching
    • As a source of evidence in the evaluation process
  • 27. Assessing Student Learning: A Good IDEA!
    • Conclusion and Reflections
      • Allyson Dickie, Assoc. Dean Distributed Learning
        • [email_address]
      • Robert Stanley, Dir. Institutional Research & Effectiveness
        • [email_address]