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Tue, Feb 22

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The ABCs of Learning Outcomes

In this webinar, participants will be provided with an overview of the differences between degree program outcomes and course specific learning outcomes.

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Feb 22, 2022, 4:30 PM CST

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About the Event

In the webinar, participants will be provided with an overview of the differences between degree program outcomes and course specific learning outcomes. Then, we will take a deeper look at learning outcomes and the criteria we should address when writing learning outcomes for course syllabi. Participants will also be given the opportunity to analyze poorly written learning outcomes and discuss how they could be improved. The webinar will end with a “Think-Pair-Share” activity. Participant are welcome to bring their course syllabi to the webinar. The main outcome of the webinar is for participants to be able to write appropriate learning outcomes for their course syllabi. About the Presenter: Dr. Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Mississippi State University where she teaches mathematics methods courses for elementary education majors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is currently representing the MSU faculty by serving on the university’s SACSCOC reaffirmation team. As part of a university-wide initiative to improve teaching, she provides workshops for faculty on writing learning outcomes, aligning course assessments with learning outcomes and using student-centered pedagogy. Her research involves investigating the mathematical content knowledge of pre-service and in-service teachers, specifically with regards to local, state, and national standards and reform-based curricula. She is also currently part of a curriculum writing team for a large international externally funded project focused on early childhood teacher-preparation programs at eight institutions of higher learning in Liberia. She is currently serving as the President of MSU’s Faculty Senate and is an SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow.

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