Faculty and Teaching Assistants (TA’s): The National Education Association Higher Education Advocate (NEA) provides an excellent resource for teaching, however, the September 2014 issue includes an article, “Thriving in the Academe, Reflections on Helping Students Learn: 7 Ways of Learning,” which relates directly to sessions from the August2014 new faculty and TA training, specifically the alignment of course outcomes, classroom teaching and assessment when planning and delivering a course . Disclaimer: note that in this article, the use of learning “goals” and learning “outcomes” is interchangeable.
Quick Classroom Assessment Forms
Angelo, Thomas A. & Cross, K. Patricia. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers. (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Recommended Web Resources
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
NILOA undertakes a variety of national surveys and research projects to examine the depth and breadth of student learning outcomes assessment at accredited colleges and universities across the United States. This information is presented annually in a report free of charge report through their website. The 2012 NILOA report, focused on using previous assessment results in future assessments, is available here.
National Education Association (NEA) Higher Education Advocate
The September 2013 issue contains an interesting article focusing on innovative teaching paradigms to connect with today’s college students.