The Unwritten Rules of College: Creating Transparent Assignments that Increase Students' Success Equitably

October 4, 2019 | Roger & Francine Jean Student Center

WinkelemansLooking for evidence-based strategies for helping all students to be successful in college? Transparent teaching/learning practices make learning processes explicit to the design of class activities and assignments and significantly enhance students’ learning and persistence, and has been shown to improve retention. This lecture/workshop will cover the research supporting the transparency framework, but more than that, participants will have the opportunity to leave with a draft assignment or activity for one of their courses, and a concise set of strategies for designing transparent assignments that promote students’ learning equitably. Registration is required. This event is free, and open to the public.

October 4, 2019 from 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM

This guest lecture is brought to Saint Anselm College by the Center for Teaching Excellence with support from the Office of the President, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, the Conversatio program, The College Writing Program, the Intercultural Center, and the departments of Biology, Education, Fine Arts, Nursing, Politics, Sociology and Social Work, and Theology.