Classroom Assessment Techniques

CON 1200: Introduction to Classroom Assessment and Research


This course is open to all full and part-time faculty and qualifies for 1 hour of movement on the full time faculty salary schedule. Apply for approval (for salary schedule movement) through your Dean.

In this course, faculty are introduced to basic Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) and methods for administering them; faculty identify their own primary teaching goals, use CATs to assess whether students are reaching those goals, and use the feedback process to establish a dynamic collaboration with students.

The Classroom Assessment Techniques text by Angelo/Cross is used as a resource. During the semester, faculty are required to attend a six two-hour sessions, participate in collaborative group activities based on their primary teaching goals, administer CATs to their students, and present a final written Classroom Research Project Report describing the use and effect of CATs in one of their courses.

More then 65 full and part time faculty have successfully completed this course.  Contact Dawn Lockwood, ext 515 or Mary Smith, ext 520 before enrolling in this course.

How Many Sessions: Six times during the semester

When: Spring 2017

Dates: January 25th, February 8th, February 22nd, March 22nd, April 12th, and April 26th.

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Instructors:  Adam Oldaker

Place: E321, (CETLA)

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