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Lessons Learned with Classroom Assessment Techniques

Sponsored by the Office of Academic Innovation and Effectiveness

This presentation will describe why we use in-class assessments, what we can assess with them, and pros and cons of several in-class assessments. The presenters and participants will share ‘lessons learned’ through using in-class assessments.  Finally, assessment methods specifically for evaluating critical thinking and problem solving will be described.


Monday, January 27, 2014

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Mississippi/Illinois Room, MUC
Facilitators: Joel Hardman and Erin Behnen

Joel Hardman, PhD, is a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has recently edited a book on English teacher education (with Seran Dogancay-Aktuna) titled Global English Teaching and Teacher Education: Praxis and Possibility.

Erin Behnen, PharmD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, the director of the SIUE Drug Information and Wellness Center and also serves as Assessment Coordinator for the School of Pharmacy.  She completed a drug information specialty residency at The University of Tennessee and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.

For information, contact:
Dr. Lynn Bartels at


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