Graduate Faculty Development Meeting, Spring 2019
From Ana Gonzalez
Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 P.M.
Welcome and Introductions [Carina et al.] (20 minutes)
a. Housekeeping [Ana]
b. Changes since the last faculty meeting
c. Introductions - Name, what you teach, and one thing you get out of teaching at GSC
d. Program updates [Program Directors]
e. Purpose of the meeting
II. ePortfolios: Why focus on this now? [Carina] (20 minutes)
a. Seeing through the lens of program review and creation of new programs
b. Faculty concerns about how to do the assessments and what their purpose is
c. Pressure to prove the value of what we do
d. New educational models
III. ePortfolio: Explaining the value to students [Kathy P. et al.] (25 minutes)
a. When students ask why we have them contribute to a Chalk & Wire e-portfolio, what do you say?
i. Example: How new students in MS Health Care Management are informed
ii. Example: What other Program Directors say
IV. Professional competency design in our programs [Kathy P. et al.] (30 minutes)
a. Difference between a knowledge outcome and a competency: Outcome-based (grading) vs. competency (knowledge/skill assessing) assessment.
b. Levels of performance: Follows (more or less) the Dreyfus model NOT equivalent to grades (See handouts)
c. Online break out session (10 minute)
V. What do the levels of competency mean to us? [Kathy D.]