Patricia Ann deWinstanley

Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Associate Professor of Psychology

Oberlin College

Preparing faculty members in the principles and practices of assessment of student learning
In the late 1990's, Oberlin College received from the National Science Foundation an Award for the Integration of Research and Education (AIRE) which supported faculty fellowships that enabled faculty to integrate research-like learning opportunities into their courses. A significant part of the AIRE Oberlin program was to develop ways to institutionalize mechanisms for evaluating those curricular innovations and developments, using a multi-faceted strategy...