Jan. 26: Using feedback to increase teaching effectiveness

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern PULLMAN, 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.

WSU advises Oregon teachers on documenting student growth

By Trevor Havard, College of Education intern PULLMAN, 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.

Faculty workshop: Concept maps enrich learning

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus PULLMAN, 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.”