Presentation on theme: "Whats New in Redesigning the Social Sciences 17 March 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Whats New in Redesigning the Social Sciences 17 March 2008
Why Redesign? Increase contact with faculty Increase consistency of experience Stimulate excitement for Psychology Free up Grad Students for Research Increase # of Psychology Majors
We are in phase 2 Started Sp 2006 Large lecture hall With Laptops Online Exams Discussion Group Additions Virtual Clickers Mastery Quizzes Practice Quizzes Custom Textbook Headed? Redesign discussion groups Lose Laptops Add Participation
Evidence of Student Learning Comparisons between LL+DG and LLL Content items Number of WFDs
Interwoven Variables Do students want to take a laptop class? Decreased number of time options to take 101. 2 X Lecture + Disc. group at different time. Sp. and Fall students appear to be different. Learning Communities not spread evenly. Content delivery at different times between Redesigned Sections and Traditional Sections.