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Faculty Panel: Enhancing Learning with Low Stakes Assessments

October 28, 2021
Alex Ambrose

Description:

On Oct 27th, 2021, a panel of faculty from Math, Chemistry and Neuroscience will share lessons learned when moving from a few high stakes assessments (exams) to more frequent low stakes assessments (quizzes) and in one case providing a mastery-based learning opportunity. Panelists will discuss why they made the shift, how it worked, and what they will do next. Ample time will be reserved for Q&A.

Panel Members:

  • Sonja Mapes, Associate Professor of the Practice, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Mathematics
  • Rachel Branco, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Neuroscience & Behavior
  • Kelley Young, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Moderator: 

  • G. Alex Ambrose, Professor of the Practice, Director of Learning Research, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Resources:

How to cite/share:

  • Young, Kelley, Mapes, Sonja, Branco, Rachel, Ambrose, G. Alex (2021) “Enhancing Learning with Low Stakes Assessments” Faculty Panel, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence. The University of Notre Dame.
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