Thursday, September 24

Exploring the Intersections between Equity and Assessment

Opening Remarks

Interim Vice Provost and Dean Cynthia Carter Ching 

8:45 - 9:00 am

Picture of Vice Provost Cynthia Carter Ching


Moving from intent to action: Assessment to equity

Divya Bheda, Ph.D.

9:00 - 9:50 am

Divya Bheda
Divya Bheda, Ph.D.

In this keynote, Dr. Bheda will reinforce the connection between assessment and equity, focusing on how faculty can demonstrate their commitment to equity-minded assessment. Read more...

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Session 1

How can we change out assignments to be more equitable and meaningful for students?

Dan Melzer & Mark Verbitsky

10:00 - 10:50 am

Dan Melzer
Dan Melzer
Mark Verbitsky
Mark Verbitsky

How to incorporate reflections (Mark) and authentic (writing) tasks (Dan) for meaningful, equity-minded assessment of student learning (and why that is beneficial) Read more...

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Session 2

Making group work work for everyone: Assigning and assessing group work with equity in mind

Jennifer Choi & Heather J. Hether

11:00 - 11:50 am

Jennifer Choi
Jennifer Choi
Heather Hether
Heather Hether

How (and why) to assign assess group work with equity in mind. Read more...

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Daily Debrief & Closing Remarks 

Facilitated by Melinda M. Livas

12:00 - 12:45 pm

Join presenters, participants, and guests for a guided discussion of topics from the day's sessions with lots of opportunities for Q & A. with faculty colleagues and SLO assessment specialists.

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