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Developing Research on Teaching Surveys: A Session for Beginners
March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Do you have the right tools for your Research on Teaching (RT) project? How do you know? In this interactive session, participants will work in small groups to generate a list of rules for creating good survey items from cases provided by the facilitator and even write a few items of their own. Sound practices in finding and using existing measures will also be discussed; including issues concerning copyright, reliability, and validity.
Dr. Ken N. Meadows is an educational researcher with the Teaching Support Centre and Adjunct Research Faculty in the Faculty of Education at Western University. He co-ordinates scholarship of teaching and learning initiatives, supports librarians and staff in their research and program evaluation endeavours, and serves as Managing Editor for The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. His research focuses on positive faculty and student development, the impact of educational development programs, and teaching cultures in post-secondary institutions.
Location: MacPherson Classroom (L508/L509), Mills Library