Assessment tools were developed to track the teaching procedures used in our project and determine how effective they are, including:
- Student pre/post test of conceptual knowledge:
- Survey of students impressions of the effectiveness of each laboratory experiment, its integration with observations, and its impact on their learning:
- Log of instructor’s equipment use in class:
Instructor weekly log.
- Rubrics for instructor use in evaluation of student work:
Rubric for written reports
Rubric for oral presentations.
See a summary of the
These assessment tools were developed in collaboration with our educational consultant Kathleen J. Mackin and are also available in pdf format: