Assessing Learning Outcomes Online: A longitudinal, collaborative, inter-institutional case study

Ryan Fowler (Center for Hellenic Studies) and Amy Singer (Franklin and Marshall College) 1. Overview of Paper and Introductions a. Sunoikisis, an inter-institutional initiative to supplement the curriculum for small classics programs (sunoikisis.org), offered its first course for advanced students of Latin in the fall of 2000. This presentation will (1) describe the survey instruments … Read moreAssessing Learning Outcomes Online: A longitudinal, collaborative, inter-institutional case study

Abstract: Assessing Learning Outcomes Online

Ryan Fowler and Amy Singer Sunoikisis, an inter-institutional initiative to supplement the curriculum for small classics programs (sunoikisis.org), offered its first course for advanced students of Latin in the fall of 2000. This presentation will (1) describe the survey instruments and interview protocols and tools the program has developed for measuring outcomes, (2) describe the … Read moreAbstract: Assessing Learning Outcomes Online

In This Online Psychology Class, the Key Words Are Real Time (NYT)

Reeve Hamilton, September 6 2013, New York Times. Psych 301 at the University of Texas at Austin is now a SMOC (synchronous massive online course), streamed live from an on-campus control room. “’The territory is so new here,’ Mr. Gosling, a tenured professor, said the next morning. ‘Are we essentially televising a class or are … Read moreIn This Online Psychology Class, the Key Words Are Real Time (NYT)

UW public-speaking course reaches thousands online (Seattle Times)

Katherine Long, The Seattle Times, September 7 2013 University of Washington senior lecturer Matt McGarrity reached tens of thousands of people around the world this summer with his free online course on public speaking. “He prefers to think of MOOCs as “educational broadcasting” — and he thinks that divorcing the content from any sort of … Read moreUW public-speaking course reaches thousands online (Seattle Times)