Assignment design

What are we doing and why? Transparent assignment design benefits students and faculty alike. The Flourishing academic: A Blog for teacher-scholars. Duquesne University Assignment design for Teaching Excellence, April 16, 2018.

Just a TAD: Transparent assignment design. Duquesne University Center for Teaching Excellence. Parallelograms and poetry: Helping first generation students connect. Remember ‘Transparency’ in Your Instructional Continuity Preparations. The Power of Transparency in Your Teaching.

Faculty Focus: Higher Ed Teaching Strategies, November 6, 2016. Revealing the Secret Handshakes: The Rules of Clear Assignment Design. Article of the Week: Teaching and Learning at Oberlin College, September 27, 2015. Q’ Blog, Expert Series, December 2016. Faculty at Texas Tech University discuss the design process and impacts of transparent assignments in their courses: Transparent Assignment Design at Texas Tech: A Panel Discussion, 13th Annual Advancing Teaching and Learning Conference, Texas Tech University, March 3, 2017. Mary-Ann Winkelmes, keynote workshop, 13th Annual Advancing Teaching and Learning Conference, Texas Tech University, March 3, 2017. Important studies have already connected academic confidence and sense of belonging with students’ greater persistence and higher grades .

Transparency Teaching in the Virtual Classroom: Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges of Integrating Transparency Teaching Methods with Online Learning. Journal of Political Science Education, June 2019. Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. Measuring Transparency: A Learning-focused Assignment Rubric. Guide to Assessing the Focus of Assignment Descriptions. Proceedings from: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, supplemental documents. Allison Boye and Suzanne Tapp, ed.

Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Leadership. Campus-wide Collaboration on Transparency in Faculty Development at a Minority-Serving Research University. Helping students by using transparent writing assignments. Integrating Writing into the College Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Student Skills, 26-37. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology website.

Winkelmes, Mary-Ann, Matthew Bernacki, Jeffrey Butler, Michelle Zochowski, Jennifer Golanics, and Kathryn Harriss Weavil. A Teaching Intervention that Increases Underserved College Students’ Success. Small Teaching Changes, Big Learning Benefits. Helping Faculty Use Assessment Data to Provide More Equitable Learning Experiences. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, March 17, 2016. Navigating with Transparency: Enhancing Underserved Student Success through Transparent Learning and Teaching in the Classroom and Beyond. One Easy Way Faculty Can Improve Student Success.

Mary-Ann Winkelmes: Transparency in Teaching and Learning,” Project Information Literacy, Smart Talk Interview, no. Copeland, Ed Jorgensen, Alison Sloat, Anna Smedley, Peter Pizor, Katharine Johnson, and Sharon Jalene. Equity of Access and Equity of Experience in Higher Education. A Note-Restructuring Intervention Increases Students’ Exam Scores. Transparency in Teaching: Faculty Share Data and Improve Students’ Learning. Transparency in Learning and Teaching: Faculty and students benefit directly from a shared focus on learning and teaching processes.