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PsTL instructors present on technology and learning outcomes at first-year experience conference

PeterG_2010.jpgMurray JensenAssociate Professor Murray Jensen and Senior Teaching Specialist Gary Peter, from the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, presented at the 30th Annual First-Year Experience Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Their first session, titled "Evaluating Group Video Projects in Relation to University of Minnesota Student Learning Outcomes," described a group capstone assignment involving the production of a short video on healthy eating and provided evidence on the effectiveness of that assignment in relation to student learning outcomes. Jensen also delivered a second presentation, titled "iPads for All: Innovation and Application in a Learning Community," which provided a preliminary report on the use of iPads and students' responses to them in a learning community featuring a public speaking class and a general biology course.

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