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Curso sobre desarrollo de planes de avalúo

Este curso puede ser de gran  interés para las personas interesadas en avalúo del aprendizaje:

The University of Kentucky’s Office of Assessment is pleased to announce the opening of our new course SLA 101: Creating a Program Assessment Plan.  In this course participants can expect to:

·Write, edit, or confirm their program’s student learning outcomes

·Create an accurate and useful curriculum and artifact map for their program

·Develop a framework for how assessment will best work in their program

·Devise an assessment timeline

·And assign roles for assessment in their program

At the end of the 6 lessons participants can expect to have a complete, thorough student learning program assessment plan.  This course is open to everyone.  We invite you all to join us in SLA 101.

This course is being taught using CourseSites by Blackboard <>, an online platform for organizing and securely sharing course materials, online lectures, discussion and other learning activities. To request enrollment into this course, follow the steps below:

1. Launch a browser and enter the following URL to the course home page:

2. Once at the course home page, click the Self Enroll button.

3. Sign in with your CourseSites account, or create an account to access information

When signing up, take note that you can register using existing account information from popular web services like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail, Yahoo and Windows Live to make it easier to login.

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The future of higher education

El curso “History and Future of (Mostly) Higher Education”  debe ser requisito  para todos aquellos interesados en transformar la Educación Superior y los procesos de enseñanza/aprendizaje. Todavía está  a tiempo de matricularse. Es un curso en línea y gratuito.

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Programa Reformas Simposio UPR

Programa Simposio Reformas UPR by mario

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Listas de correo sobre el tema de avalúo

Assessment Professionals in Higher Education

American Evaluation Association Discussion List

Professional & Organization Development Network in Higher Education

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Webinar sobre rediseño de cursos

El “National Center for Academic Transformation ofrecerá varios “webinars” de interés para educadores interesados en avalúo. Incluímos la información pertinente:
NCAT Webinar Series: February, March, April and May 2014

NCAT’s spring 2014 series of free webinars begins in February. You must register for each webinar, but there is no registration fee. Registration is limited to 100 participants for each webinar. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the webinar. All webinars will open 30 minutes prior to the starting time. After a presentation, the presenters will be available to answer questions and provide additional specifics about their redesigns.

Getting Started Webinar on February 11, 2014 at 1 pm

Getting Started on Course Redesign is a webinar for those of you who are thinking about beginning a large-scale course redesign project. This two-hour-long webinar will provide participants the opportunity to learn about how redesign efforts have begun at both four- and two-year institutions. NCAT Redesign Scholar Teresa Overton from Northern Virginia Community College will describe how their redesign of developmental math, impacting almost 10,000 students, got started and how they resolved problems that arose. NCAT vice president Carolyn Jarmon will give examples of what has been experienced by four-year institutions in a variety of academic disciplines as they began their redesigns. The agenda includes plenty of time for discussion to help you think about how to get started. Click here to register.

Discipline-based Webinars: March, April and May

Each hour-long webinar will feature an NCAT Redesign Scholar, the project leader of a highly successful course redesign, describing the redesign project with a particular focus on its distinguishing characteristics. The following topics and speakers are planned:

  • March 11, 2014 at 1 pm EDT: Redesigning Developmental Reading at Northeast State Technical Community College presented by Xiaoping Wang, featuring the effective use of the Emporium Model (typically used in developmental math) in a developmental reading course. Click here to register.
  • April 8, 2014 at 1 pm EDT: Redesigning General Psychology at the University of New Mexico presented by Gordon Hodge, featuring the use of mastery quizzing. Click here to register.
  • May 13, 2014 at 1 pm EDT: Redesigning College Algebra at the University of Central Florida presented by Tammy Muhs, featuring large-scale redesign in a course of 4,000+ students. Click hereto register.

Four additional webinars are planned for fall 2014: another Getting Started on Course Redesign as well as discipline-based webinars in Developmental math, Spanish and biology. All webinars will be recorded and made available on the NCAT website for viewing for up to one year after their initial occurrence.

If you have questions about this webinar series, please contact Carolyn Jarmon, NCAT vice president,  We look forward to seeing you online!

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