Involving Students and Student Voice in Meaningful Assessment

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This discussion will explore why and how to involve students and student voice in the process of assessing student learning to improve teaching and learning, build community, and collaboratively problem-solve with students within the co-curriculum, general education courses, and course-based assessment. Advocating for more engagement in student-sourced solutions to assessment challenges, this presentation will share literature on the impact of student involvement and engagement in assessment on learning and the college experience, examples of student voice and partnership from the field, tips and tricks, and resources for involving students. Participants will be invited to share additional examples, consider how to engage in community with students and explore how they might engage with students as solution providers.


This closing keynote was shared by Dr. Natasha Jankowski, faculty member (New England College and Kent State University), educational consultant, and the former Executive Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, as a part of the Western Michigan University Measures of Success Series.

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