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Topic: Learning Outcomes

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3 Alternative Assessment Types and How to Use Them

Various approaches to assessment have emerged as alternatives to traditional, multiple-choice testing. Most alternative assessment practices distinguish themselves from traditional methods by placing an emphasis on de...

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A Look at Backward Design and Assessment

The Glossary of Education Reform defines backward design as “a process that educators use to design learning experiences and instructional techniques to achieve specific learning goals.” Coined by Grant Wiggins and Ja...

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Pedagogo S3E6: Restorative Justice and Academic Integrity

Dr. Divya Bheda is joined by Dr. James Earl Orr Jr., a senior higher education administrator who currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Center for Academic Integrity. Dr. Orr discusses the pr...

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How to Improve Teaching Strategies Through Student Assessment

What is the function of assessment in the classroom? Many instructors deliver summative assessments — like midterms or final exams — to determine students’ grasp of course material and decide if students are ready to ...

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Pedagogo S3E5: Exploring New Pathways for Student Success

In this episode, Dr. Bheda is joined by Dr. Amber Garrison Duncan of Lumina Foundation*, which seeks to expand the share of Americans who have a post-secondary education, training, and certification. They discuss the ...

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A Look at Student-Centered Assessments

Student-centered assessments (SCAs) can be a valuable tool for educational institutions and classrooms, enabling students to identify their own strengths and weaknesses, while moving toward goals mutually agreed upon ...

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Rx Bricks Assessment Banks: A Better Way to Test

For medical school, physician assistant, and other health science education faculty, student assessment can be challenging simply due to curricular volume. ScholarRx, an innovative digital learning platform for medica...

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On-Demand Webinars

Strategies for Student Success (EAC 2021)

This Pecha Kucha session was composed of three sub-sessions: Awakening Confidence in the Unconfident Student Learning is not a concrete process, but one of fluidity. For students that mentally self-speak the negative ...

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Teacher-Led Study and Testing Strategies Sessions to Enhance Student Success (EAC 2021)

Current teaching and evaluation strategies in nursing education focus on the nursing process, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and Bloom’s taxonomy, but a disconnect between learning and exam application still exists. Dis...

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On-Demand Webinars

Partner Session: NurseThink: Clinical Judgement and Next Generation NCLEX (EAC 2021)

Dr. Stephanie Terry of NurseThink and Amy Austin speak on taking “Clinical Judgment” and dissecting what it truly means to nurse educators. They dive into how the change in NCLEX will create better nurses ...

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Increasing the Effectiveness of Early Intervention using Exam Data (EAC 2021)

Early intervention is a crucial component of assisting students with their transition to professional programs. Often, students struggle with the increased demands of healthcare programs and benefit from data driven g...

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Improving Assessments Through Versatile Categorization, Using Learning Outcomes as a Guide to Student Engagement (EAC 2021)

This session will help you formulate a user-friendly database, breaking down questions into manageable sections to facilitate fluent communication between students and the course director, allowing them to pinpoint th...

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How I Became a Better Teacher During the Time of COVID -19 (EAC 2021)

Over 500 year-two medical students attended problem-based learning session designed using clinical reasoning. This session compares exam questions performance on lecture session versus problem-based learning. Learning...

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ExamSoft Assessment Solutions + You (EAS+Y) (EAC 2021)

In this session, Dr. Divya Bheda, Director of Education and Assessment, conducts a Q&A-style presentation to explain ExamSoft’s EAS+Y portfolio consulting services that help support clients and their needs.

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Course Coordinator Assessment Workflow (CCAW): An Integrated Assessment Tool to Personalized Learning and Teaching (EAC 2021)

There is an increasing focus on the need to ensure that students are competent before they graduate. The goal of this study was to develop an integrated assessment tool to personalize teaching and learning. We develop...

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The Difference Between Subjective and Objective Assessments

To design effective exams, educators need a strong understanding of the difference between objective and subjective assessments. Each of these styles has specific attributes that make them better suited for certain su...

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How Category Tagging Can Help You, Your Students, and Your Program

Category tagging — or connecting individual exam items to specific content areas such as accreditation standards, learning outcomes, and programmatic objectives — is not only beneficial to students, but to exam-makers...

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Delivering Authentic Assessment with Remote Proctoring Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic marked the meteoric rise of the virtual classroom at all levels of education, with students and faculty navigating new technologies and learning formats. Spring 2020 finals loomed as colleges and...