Presentation on theme: "Quality teaching practices Where is your evidence? Greg Whymark."— Presentation transcript:
Quality teaching practices Where is your evidence? Greg Whymark
The pressures of evidence based decisions Attrition, failure rates, WIL, authentic tasking Proof required that your teaching practices are of a high quality Proof required that your assessment works SFIA ALTC
The need for evidence Many course providers are doing the right thing and using evidence based methods to improve their curriculum. It is difficult to benchmark and convince university management Course developers and teaching staff are spending more and more valuable time on reinventing the evidence collection.
A Systemic Solution Focus on what is done with feedback Need to show that “the loop is closed”. Develop a systematic way of reviewing curriculum and teaching Current “peer review” is inadequate. It ignores curriculum design & innovation, design of learning activities, WIL and authentic tasking activities.
Summary of evidence collection practices A list generated by academic staff Assessment Teaching practices Student feedback Staff feedback – continuous improvement Self reflection Website design Course management activities Technology use Course statistics Course design, development and delivery