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Center of Inquiry at Northwest Conference
Center of Inquiry Director Charlie Blaich and Associate Director Kathy Wise facilitated sessions at a conference of seven Washington and Oregon liberal arts universities on November 15 and 16. Around 65 faculty from Gonzaga University, Saint Martin’s University, Seattle University, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Puget Sound, George Fox University, and Willamette University participated in a workshop in which they created assessment plans that could be used to improve student learning on their campuses. Blaich and Wise kicked off the workshop with a presentation on assessment practices. More>>
Teaching Clarity: Findings from the Wabash National Study
Three presentations on Wabash National Study findings at a recent ASHE conference focused on students' perceptions of teaching clarity and its effect on critical thinking, as well as its correlation with deep approaches to learning and students' motivation. Read more about these findings published in the Chronicle.
Read "The Benefits of Helicopter Parents" on the Directors' Blog.
"From Gathering to Using Assessment: Lessons from the Wabash Study," by Charles Blaich and Kathleen Wise, online at the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) website.