Beware the “Outcomes and Assessment” Movement

For yet another glimpse of what’s wrong with higher education, read “Teaching Them How To Think,”  the story of George Plopper, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After attending a conference on teaching and learning in 2004, Plopper had an epiphany of sorts, and now uses Bloom’s Taxonomy to assess […]

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