Participatory learning outcome evaluation: issues and approaches2016-06-14T16:49:38+00:00

Yihong Fan (Moderator), Xiamen University, China
Yongchun Guo, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Ping Xiao, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Hongling Guo, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

In this facilitated panel discussion, four faculty members from mainland universities will discuss their own practices in exploring innovative evaluation or assessment approaches to measuring students’ learning and development in student-centered learning or project-based learning. Three professors come from Southwest Jiaotong University (西南交通大学), Sichuan, China.

  • Prof. Hongling Guo will present a case studies on student-participating learning evaluation in courses on Introduction to Public Policy;
  • Prof. Ping Xiao will share her experience in rotating evaluation approaches, in which her students keep changing roles in group work, thus promoting their sense of responsibility;
  • Prof. Yongchun Guo will introduce his development of a mathematical approaches to assess the inter-active effect of teaching and learning in a teaching environment.

This interactive session will provide insights for measuring the un-measurable in non-traditional teaching.  The session invites participants from other universities to join us in this timely discussion by sharing their experiences from their teaching and institutions.