Faculty assess their courses on a daily basis. You do it when after each course you teach, you ask yourself, “How did that go?” Drake OIRA offers you a few dedicated resources as well as support from our office and the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Classroom Assessment Techniques. OIRA holds an annual workshop for new faculty on some formative classroom assessment techniques that can help faculty gain useful feedback to make changes in their courses.
Designing Purposeful and Integrative Learning. This assignment design worksheet helps faculty design purposeful and integrative learning experiences that are connected to learning outcomes.
Group Instructional Feedback Technique Focus Groups. Drake offers faculty an opportunity to focus group their course(s) to either gather information on program-level learning outcomes, or as a course-level formative assessment of teaching and learning. You may reach out to the Center for Teaching Excellence for consultation.