|Learning Opportunities Webinar|
February 4, 2016
How can you ensure your students are learning what you want them to learn? Create workshops that have specific student learning objectives and outcomes. Christa Downey, Director, Engineering Co-op and Career Services, Cornell University, and Carol Crosby, Assistant Director, Career Services, Bridgewater State University will present the steps you can take to turn a traditional workshop into a high level learning experience for your students.
Know the definitions of student learning objectives and outcomes
Have the ability to create specific student learning objectives for a workshop
Know three methods of assessing a workshop based on student learning objectives
Christa Downey is the Director of Engineering Co-op & Career Services at Cornell University. Christa has been working in career services at Cornell since 2004. After a few years in the College of Arts & Sciences, she recently returned to the College of Engineering as Director of Engineering Co-op & Career Services. She is currently co-chair of the Task Force on Assessment for the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers. A Pittsburgh native, Christa holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. in College Student Personnel from Miami University in Ohio. Prior to joining Cornell, she worked with college students in a variety of capacities across several two and four year institutions. Her growing interest in learning outcomes and assessment led to the creation of a career services learning objectives rubric, now being implemented across two undergraduate colleges at Cornell.