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and Integrating and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes AMATYC Anaheim, California October/November 2013 Dr. Kim Tsai Granger St. Louis CC
“Backwards Design” Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses L. Dee Fink
STLCC – Wildwood Campus STLCC is a four-campus institution. Our Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are created and agreed on district-wide. Wildwood campus
STLCC – Wildwood Campus We wanted to create a final exam that would assess the SLOs for our course.
STLCC – Wildwood Campus We started with each SLO and created exam items that assessed the SLO.
STLCC – Wildwood Campus Rather than create a “practice test”, we created a “Final Exam Review”.
STLCC – Wildwood Campus Each SLO was listed, followed by several example questions.
STLCC – Wildwood Campus ScanTron The majority of the exam is multiple choice and graded on a ScanTron machine. Item Analysis An Item Analysis is done to see which questions are being missed the most often.
STLCC – Wildwood Campus Is it the Test Item or the SLO ?
STLCC – Wildwood Campus If it is the SLO, what adjustments need to be made?
STLCC – Wildwood Campus Adjustments to MML Assignments?Adjustments to MML Assignments? Adjustments to Content Delivery?Adjustments to Content Delivery?