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WSU Assessment website recognized as a national model 
May 2, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment has selected the WSU’s Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning website to be featured this month as a model for communication practices and resource accessibility.

UN invites dean to talk about evaluating development
November 14, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

mike-trevisanPULLMAN, Wash. – College of Education dean Mike Trevisan will speak to the United Nations in New York as part of a workshop today through Saturday related to the U.N.’s new sustainable development goals.

Jan. 26: Using feedback to increase teaching effectiveness
January 25, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Sue-BrookhartPULLMAN, Wash. – The characteristics of effective feedback and how it can be used to empower students will be presented by educational consultant Susan Brookhart at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in Goertzen 21, at Washington State University.

From the provosts: Reflecting on fall
December 17, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Before we close the book on 2015 and dive headlong into the spring semester, we’d like to take a few moments to reflect on a momentous fall.

Assessment of student success initiatives in the works
December 9, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Evaluating the effectiveness of student success programs at Washington State University is a priority for the Office of the Provost and the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning.

Grad student assists with county health assessment
December 2, 2015

Katie-BittingerPULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate student Katie Bittinger assisted with a recently completed needs assessment that shows Whitman County residents lack affordable dental care and access to preventive medical care.

Benefits found with state’s innovative parole program
November 4, 2015

From the Huffington Post

Huffington-post-parole-articleSPOKANE, Wash. – The state’s community supervision of those on parole, called Swift and Certain, recently was evaluated by Washington State University criminal justice researchers. They found the program is improving criminal justice.

Sept. 10 deadline for assessment mini-grant applications
April 30, 2015

teaching-and-learningPULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty involved with undergraduate programs working to improve assessment of student learning can apply through Sept. 10 for mini-grants from the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning.

WSU advises Oregon teachers on documenting student growth
March 6, 2015

By Trevor Havard, College of Education intern

Gotch-80PULLMAN, Wash. – To help ease the frustration of Oregon teachers with classroom assessment requirements, Washington State University’s Chad Gotch teamed up with the Oregon Department of Education to speak with teachers and administrators about using assessments to document student growth.

Faculty workshop: Concept maps enrich learning
February 4, 2015

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

adesope-o-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – PowerPoint presentations divide information into bullet points. “Concept maps” use the opposite approach: They require students to connect information – and that takes them to what assistant professor Olusola Adesope calls “a higher level of cognitive process.”