Thursday, November 21, 2013

Dr. Everett and Prof. Periman discuss developing and assessing critical thinking at CAFE program

L to r: Dr. Ghulam, Dr. Everett, Prof. Periman, J.D.  Panelists and participants listen as |
Prof. Periman discusses material from the Lilly West Conference.

Dr. Ron Everett, Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice faculty, and Dr. Ghulam Bham, School of Engineering, were the panelists at the November 1st Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) program, "Developing and Assessing Critical Thinking in Face to Face and Online Classrooms."

This program highlighted information presented at the 2013 Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching about how faculty can develop and assess student critical thinking in face to face and online classrooms. The use of authentic assignments fosters deeper and more connected student learning. The final segment focused on how these principles can be applied in Engineering programs.