Exploring the Intersections between Equity and Assessment 

Join us to explore equity & assessment 

Symposium Dates: September 22, 23, & 24

The Center for Educational Effectiveness invites campus partners to join national assessment leaders and UC Davis faculty and staff as we consider challenging questions and build capacity to enact our commitment to equitable student outcomes.

Daily Schedule

  • 8:45 to 9:50 am - Opening Remarks & Keynote
  • 10 to 10:50 am - Session 1
  • 11 to 11:50 am - Session 2
  • 12 to 12:45 pm - Daily Debrief 

 

Full At-a-Glance Schedule (word)

At-a-Glance Schedule (pdf) 

Please note: each session has its own registration link.


Tuesday, September 22 - Click for Session Details and Registration

  • Welcome: Chancellor May
  • Keynote: What does assessment (even) have to do with equity?
  • Session 1: How do UCD students find out what they're expected to learn? You might be surprised by what they said!
  • Session 2: Promoting equity and engagement: Actively involving students in assessment
  • Daily Debrief: 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.

Wednesday, September 23 - Click for Session Details and Registration

  • Welcome: Renetta Garrison Tull, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Keynote student panel: What UC Davis students want faculty to know about assessing student learning in these chaotic times
  • Session 1: Setting all of your students up for assessment success: Adaptable approaches
  • Session 2: "Can a multiple-choice test ever be equitable?":  Designing tests to maximize equitable outcomes
  • Daily Debrief: 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.

Thursday, September 24 - Click for Session Details and Registration

  • Welcome: Cynthia Carter Ching, Interim Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education
  • Keynote: Moving from intent to action: Assessment to equity
  • Session 1: How can we change our assignments to be more equitable and meaningful for students?
  • Session 2: Making group work work for everyone: Assigning and assessing group work with equity in mind
  • Daily Debrief & Closing Remarks from CEE Director Marco Molinaro

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