English faculty and authors Jay Ponteri and Natalie Serber and will give readings and talks at universities in Oregon, Washington and New Mexico this winter.
For Teaching Faculty
How to Study Your Own Teaching (And Why You Might Want To)
A Chronicle of Higher Education article by Janine Utell, Associate Professor of English at Widener University, published on July 21, 2011. "What if you've worked out a pedagogical strategy that you feel pretty committed to, you sense a high level of engagement, but you're not sure it's as effective as it could be. You want to know if there are tweaks to be made, ways of doing it better."
Teaching Them How to Think
A InsideHigherEd.com article by George Plopper, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, published on June 9, 2011. "Assessment means asking if students are learning what I think I'm teaching."
A wikipedia-style article by Mary Forehand at the University of Georgia that explores what Bloom's Taxonomy is and how it might inform the teaching & learning process.
Revised Bloom's Taxonomy
A clear presentation by Oregon State University of the new Bloom's Taxonomy. Hint: Click on the red links within the table for examples from the levels.