Category: Report

Resource Category Topic
Best Practices for Financial Literacy and Education at Institutions of Higher Education (U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission)
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) prepared this report in response to Section 603 of P.L. 115-174, the “Economic Growth, Regulato...
Type: Report
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Best Practices in Peer Assessment (Ryerson University Teaching and Learning Office)
Discusses the value of peer assessment and offers guidelines for implementing peer assessment both in class and online.
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Peer Assessment
Classroom Response Systems: A Teaching with Technology White Paper (Carnegie Mellon University)
The studies summarized in this paper show that CRC can facilitate the process of drawing out students’ prior knowledge, maintaining student attention,...
Type: Report
Teaching and Learning Strategies, Technologies for Teaching and Learning Classroom/Learning Assessment, Student Response Systems
Designing Better Quizzes (Magna Publications/Faculty Focus).
Ideas for rethinking quiz practices.
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Formative Assessment, Grading, Summative Assessment
Faculty and Administrator Views on Competency Based Education (Klein-Collins, R.)
A report on the impact of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)-sponsored training workshops to educate faculty and staff about CBE a...
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment
Large Classes (Cornell University Center for Teaching Innovation)
Short activities providing opportunities for students to engage with the material in meaningful ways, for building community, and for reducing anonymi...
Type: Report
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Large Enrollment Classes, Student Response Systems
Measuring Mastery: Best Practices For Assessment In Competency-Based Education (Center on Higher Education Reform, American Enterprise Institute)
A set of best practices for high-stakes assessment in Competency Based Education (CBE), drawing from both the educational measurement literature and c...
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Sharpening Our Focus on Learning: The Rise of Competency-Based Approaches to Degree Completion (National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment)
Unifying concepts shared by different competency-based education programs, current competency-based models, and the national policy context that could...
Type: Report
Assessment and Feedback Competency Based Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Strategies and Best Practices for Data Literacy Education: Knowledge Synthesis Report (Dalhousie University)
Defining data literacy as “the ability to collect, manage, evaluate, and apply data, in a critical manner,” this report synthesizes a set of skills an...
Type: Report
Learning Resources Information Literacy
Strategies for Teaching Large Classes (The Teaching Professor)
Alternative teaching and course management techniques to get students actively involved in large classes while keeping the faculty workload manageable...
Type: Report
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning