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Friday SLO Talk Making SLOs Meaningful for Student Equity - Shared screen with speaker view
Charlise Anderson
13:49
Hello. Can the slides be provided?
Jarek Janio
14:42
Yes, certainly ....
Grace Estrada
17:10
Please provide links or citations to the articles
Jarek Janio
18:38
Yes, I will make the presentation available later today.
Joel Bloom
19:15
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1azA9CJtdue2xHqKkEm0TJ1KHIkcU0udhduQobMqfC3U/edit#slide=id.g901c94e285_0_15
Grace Estrada
20:18
Thank you!
Joel Bloom
20:45
:) I grabbed it from the tinyurl on the title page :)
Jarek Janio
21:23
Thank you Joel!
Christy Karau
28:55
Have you read any studies that support using multiple assessment methods to increase student success? Does data support this?
Grace Estrada
29:09
But aren't we constrained by the C-ID in terms of rewording SLOs?
Joel Bloom
29:42
Christy, are you referring to student learning outcomes assessment or classroom assessments like tests, papers, quizzes, etc.?
Christy Karau
31:35
Joel, yes. I understand the importance of the practice of using multiple methods for assessment as mentioned by Felicia. I'm curious if there are actual studies to support this. Data?
Nancy Smith
32:51
karen Singer-Freeman doing work on types: Designing Assessments of Student Learning to Support Equity.
College Assessment
35:39
@Joel, How are the examples you're giving not assessments? Couldn't those be used as evidence for departmental and institutional student learning outcome achievement?
Stacy Teeters
36:02
And those types of assessments (tests, quizzes, etc.) don't need to be unlinked from SLO assessment. It's more problematic if they're not linked...
Stacy Teeters
36:11
+1 @College Assessment!
Joel Bloom
36:12
right!
Joel Bloom
36:45
Sadly I have run off to a Faculty Senate Assessment Committee meeting to talk about some draft rubrics.Thanks!!
Julie Finnegan
39:34
We are considering rewriting our college’s ISLO’s to include a specific equity institutional learning outcome. Is this a common consideration or practice?
Stacy Teeters
40:19
@Julie -- Out of curiosity, do you have the wording that might be used for that type of learning outcome?
Julie Finnegan
40:47
@Stacy—No, that’s why I was asking? Lol!
Lee Anne McIlroy
41:49
My SLO Committee is also asking for data.
Tania Jabour
42:53
@Julie—Cuyamaca College has an ILO related to equity, and it’s framed in terms of cultural competence. Pretty broad.
Christine Pruitt
42:58
It seems pretty common sense to me that if you only look at exams to assess learning, you will privilege those who do well on exams from those who don't. if you look at writing, that will show other privileges. Multiple measures helps us see all privileges and disadvantages.
Stacy Teeters
42:59
@Julie -- I think there is a distinction between making sure that data for ISLOs are disaggregated to *ensure* equitable learning for all students...and having an ISLO regarding competencies and mindsets regarding social justice and equity-mindedness
Julie Finnegan
43:12
From personal experience, my learning of equity teaching practices really impacted my students’ success.
Christy Karau
43:20
I know TILT out of UNLV has does some work but I'd love to see more data driven examples and studies
Julie Finnegan
46:02
@Stacy, exactly my thoughts. I don’t want to confuse the two. But if we are considering writing an equity ISLO because that seems the appropriate level to tackle equity.
Julie Finnegan
46:04
THanks you
Stacy Teeters
49:37
Yes! An e-portfolio is inherently a multiple-method assessment!
Janace Bubonia
49:54
Sorry I have to run to another meeting. This was great. Thank you.
Grace Estrada
53:32
Thank you. I will see how we can start this dialogue.
College Assessment
54:03
I'm assuming that we can check equity by looking at disaggregated data and student feedback... that can give us some clues whether we need to review our SLOs ?
Stacy Teeters
55:09
@College Assessment -- that's assuming that that data is being collected in a disaggregated way at the student-level.
Jolene Hamm
55:15
So a lot of this conversation has been about what I would call achievement gap studies. What about opportunity gap studies, those are by far more equitable.
Stacy Teeters
56:56
I've worked at and seen institutions only ask for and collect aggregated data for SLOs, which unfortunately makes equity analysis impossible at a large scale.
College Assessment
57:05
@Stacy. True, we'd have to collect detailed data that would allow disaggregation. Do we have any other ways to have double-checks on SLOs are working as intended? Even if we build them with student input, we'll never be able to ensure all voices are at the table during the build phase.
Stacy Teeters
58:49
@College Assessment -- That's asking the big questions right there!
Vernon Martin
58:53
@ONE has a 4-week assessment course that includes all of these important issues, backward design, creating learner-centered outcomes, transparent assessment and course design, creating assessment rubrics. It's @ONE's Assessment in Digital Learning.
Jennifer Engler
01:01:42
Thank you for this. I need to get to class.
College Assessment
01:03:15
Thanks
Tania Jabour
01:03:21
Regarding @College Assessment’s question: it’s really powerful for departments to look at student work together, when possible (I realize some departments are just one full time faculty member, etc). It’s a potentially powerful practice that enables us to see what’s working and where SLOs, rubrics, or instruction might need to be tweaked.
College Assessment
01:05:29
@Felicia. Thanks, I think what I'm also asking is what evidence can we look at to know that we're moving in the right direction relating to equity
Janey Skinner
01:06:36
These conversations are very valuable. I have to go to another mtg though.
College Assessment
01:06:47
+1 Stacy
Vernon Martin
01:07:12
@Stacy: yes!!!
Julie Finnegan
01:07:30
Equity issues are constantly changing in my area. I.e., it’s now who has access to childcare or who has reliable power and access to internet. Who lives near a fire zone? However, this may be an equity issue just for a rural area. These are things we are talking about though.
Stacy Teeters
01:11:32
@Julie -- that brings us, I think, back to the need to increase collaboration and wraparound support for the students. If there are barriers to student learning which are occurring outside the scope of the classroom, we all hopefully take a part in helping to address their needs. I think that points us, in terms of Guided Pathways mindsets...how can we redesign ourselves in ways that provide community and bring us closer together so that no student falls of the path of their educational and learning journey.
Stacy Teeters
01:15:27
Feelings of just "putting a band-aid" on larger systemic issues..
College Assessment
01:16:10
I struggle with "disaggregation" in the sense of knowing what sub-categories I should be looking at. So I've come to the conclusion that I should look at the overall data, and if not 100% of learners met or exceeded the threshold, then I need to dig into the data of those who did not pass the threshold. I need to look for patterns in why those folks didn't succeed. This could be due to various factors.
Christine Pruitt
01:16:34
I hope these discussions about equity in student learning outcomes assessment will drive a re-examination of what methods of evaluation we are using to pass/not pass students in a course/program.
Vernon Martin
01:18:56
@Stacy. Exactly. Assessment is often seen in competition with equity rather than a partner in achieving equitable learning
College Assessment
01:24:07
Thanks for the discussion. Gotta run.
Tim Morehouse
01:26:21
@ Julie and other North/ Far North folks please use me as an ally and a resource tmorehouse@foundationccc.org
Julie Finnegan
01:27:22
@ Tim…Thank you! I will be in touch. We are making progress on GP!
Stacy Teeters
01:28:09
Yes, or if you're in another region and would like to get connected to the Guided Pathways Regional Coordinator team for help and support around any of these issues, feel free to connect with Tim or me (steeters@foundationccc.org). We can introduce you to the team who works in y our particular region.
Grace Estrada
01:30:01
Will you please record that meeting? I have my own SLOAC meeting at the same time.
Enrique Jauregui SLO Cord.
01:32:30
@Stacy; some disciplines are thinking about CBE:)
Stacy Teeters
01:33:26
@Enrique: Awesome to hear! Please keep me updated on how it goes, or let us know if we can help support in any way. :D
Vernon Martin
01:35:04
The assessment cycle itself fosters that type of reflectiveness and being culturally responsive
Stacy Teeters
01:36:11
@Vernon -- Yup, totally! Hopefully more colleges can get to the point of actually completing the full assessment process through collection, reflection/inquiry, and implementing something different...instead of just stopping at the collection phase.
Vernon Martin
01:37:31
@Felicia. Absolutely. Colleges need to support and resource time and space every semester to have these conversations about teaching and learning
Stacy Teeters
01:37:31
Creating that "Ensure Equitable Learning Community" I dream of!
Christine Pruitt
01:38:28
thanks
Vernon Martin
01:39:13
@ONE's Assessment in Digital Learning
Vernon Martin
01:39:14
https://onlinenetworkofeducators.org/course-cards/assessment-in-digital-learning/
Stacy Teeters
01:39:41
Thank you for sharing, @Vernon!
Grace Estrada
01:39:48
Thank you for sharing this link!
Nancy Smith
01:41:08
thank you, gotta go
Grace Estrada
01:41:34
Thank you for a great presentation and discussion!
Vernon Martin
01:42:08
Thank you, Jarek and Felicia, and I appreciate everyone's contribution to these discussions
Stacy Teeters
01:42:58
@Julie -- I think that's what brings many of us into this work. <3
Tamela Braswell
01:43:01
Thank you for the great discussion!
Stacy Teeters
01:43:58
"Humanizing education."
Julie Finnegan
01:45:28
@Stacy - thank you.