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UN invites dean to talk about evaluating development

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. » More …

Jan. 26: Using feedback to increase teaching effectiveness

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. » More …

Assessment of student success initiatives in the works

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. » More …

Benefits found with state’s innovative parole program

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. » More …

WSU advises Oregon teachers on documenting student growth

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. » More …

Faculty workshop: Concept maps enrich learning

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.” » More …