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Defining and Assessing Interdisciplinary Knowledge across Science and Mathematics

This meeting is part of the 2014 Southeastern Regional PULSE (SERP) Institute (June 18 - 21, 2014).

Ellis Bell, University of Richmond, Cheryl Sensibaugh, University of New Mexico, Suzanne Barbour, National Science Foundation and VCU
Friday,  June 20, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 

Pedagogical resources essential to the educator include packages that explicitly define overall learning goals, more specific learning objectives, assessments to measure achievement of the objectives, and strategies to support learning of the objectives. This workshop aims to initiate the process of defining interdisciplinary learning goals and objectives by illustrating a) compilation of diverse educator perspectives regarding knowledge that should be assessed, b) reverse design creation of alignment tables of assessments, objectives and teaching strategies, and c) developing a network of educators committed to implementing pedagogical practices that both complement and transcend traditional institutional norms. 

Please contact Ellis Bell if you are interested in attending this workshop. 

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