National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (See Fink 14-15)
Critical Competencies Conscientiousness, personal responsibility, & dependability Ability to act ethically Skill in oral and written communication Interpersonal & team skills Critical thinking skills Respect for people different from oneself Ability to change Ability and desire for lifelong learning (Fink 16)
Citation Assignment In conjunction with “Evaluating Information—Applying the CRAAP Test” (Green handout) Group exercise: evaluate an abstract Hands-on time to do research Complete “Citation Assignment” Assessment done according to rubric guidelines Cooperation of instructor
Cephalonian Method Print & hand out questions Ask students to read their question if it has a big letter B or says “2nd Floor.” Cons: Takes preparation Requires impromptu approach Pros: Gets students talking and asking questions Involves many students Great for tours Works for instruction Prompts the presenter forgets less
Think—Pair--Share Ask a question Have class write down their answer Let students discuss answers in pairs Call on students to share or ask for responses from the whole class Pros: Encourages thinking Gets students to participate - More likely to share after talking with a peer Creates a more lively class Cons: Time
So long, partner! What was the most important thing you learned today? What important question remains unanswered? See Thomas Angelo and Patricia Cross’s Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (148-58).