Western’s Dialogue series was designed to stimulate conversation, provide information, and foster university-wide collaboration to improve teaching, learning, and assessment at Western Washington University.
Visible Knowledge Project
The Visible Knowledge Project (VKP) is a five-year project aimed at improving the quality of college and university teaching through a focus on both student learning and faculty development in technology-enhanced environments. The Project involves over 70 faculty from 21 campuses nationwide.
Policy Center on the First Year of College
This interesting listserv is designed to help gather and share information on best practices and procedures for assessing the first college year; the website also features invited remarks by several experienced researchers.
The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group
The TLT Group mission is to provide materials and services that motivate and enable institutions to improve teaching and learning with technology, while helping them cope with continual change.
Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
“Bloom’s taxonomy,” developed nearly fifty years ago, is still a useful guide for thinking about teaching and learning. This site, and others linked to it, includes lists of suggested verbs for describing practically any learning objectives.