Posted on April 5, 2018May 3, 2018 by Jonathan PizzoShowcasing Student Learning Gains About this SessionIn this second session of the Dziuban Award Workshop Series, professors Groff and Brunson address how online faculty may provide clear evidence of student learning gains and other success measures from the online environment. Such evidence is essential for faculty planning to submit proposals this fall for the 2018 Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. Each session in the Dziuban Award Workshop Series is designed to assist eligible faculty in preparing a strong award submission packet. Session Highlights Fostering student engagement is essential for successful online courses, but such engagement can be achieved in many different ways. The Dziuban Award faculty review committee will be looking for compelling evidence of student learning gains in award proposals. Evidence types may vary depending upon the discipline, but some helpful information regarding student learning gains mentioned in this session:Discusses several definitions of student learning gainsReviews general misconceptions related to student learning gainsAnalyzes why assessing student learning gains is highly specificAssessments of Student Learning GainsWhat do we want students to know?How do we assess that they learned what we wanted them to learn?Reviews internal and external types assessmentsPresentersAmanda Groff, Ph.D.Associate Lecturer Anthropology University of Central FloridaAmanda Groff is an Associate Lecturer of Anthropology. Dr. Groff received the 2012 Dziuban Award for demonstrating excellent online teaching in her course, ANT3302: Sex, Gender and Culture.Richard Brunson, M.A.Associate Instructor Journalism University of Central FloridaRick Brunson is an Associate Instructor of Journalism. Professor Brunson co-facilitated four sessions of IDL6543 from Summer 2016 to Summer 2017.Session Recordings Audio-only RecordingAudio Recording Your browser does not support the audio element.Supporting MaterialsPresentation FileShowcasing Student Learning Gains [PDF; 1.5MB]Session Chat LogSession ResourcesAbout the Dziuban AwardSetting the Stage: Designing Quality Online Learning Experiences - Faculty Seminars in Online Teaching session about the statewide quality initiative and the quality course review process at UCFWhat is UCF's Quality Intiative? - Information about the “Quality” and “High Quality” course designations, necessary for qualifying for the Dziuban AwardAdditional ResourcesEubanks, David (2017). “A Guide for the Perplexed.” Intersection. (Fall) pp. 14-13.Kane, J. and Mushtare, R. (Hosts) and Eubanks, D. (Guest). (2018, April 25). Assessment [Episode 26]. Tea for Teaching Podcast. Retrieved from http://teaforteaching.com/26-assessment.Excerpted online teaching practices from The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) featuring evidence of student learningLike what you see? Tell the world!