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Welcome to Estrella Mountain's Comprehensive Assessment Tracking System for Action Research.

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Perpetual Canon: Literature Circles in World Literature Erin Blomstrand Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:29pm
Help or Hinder: Time Management Reflection & Accountability Catherine Cochran Friday, January 22, 2016 - 2:06pm
Critical Thinking about Invisible Histories Christina Vanpuymbroeck Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
Switching Groups - Encouraging Class Comradery Andy Burch Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:20am
Scream Challenges: Using Gamifcation to Level Up Erin Blomstrand Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:17am
The Impact of Peer Mentors in Developmental Reading Steven Peist Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:12am
Field Experience Experience! Peter Turner Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 2:23pm
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: Applying Softchalk Principles to Canvas Quizzes Diane Stonebrink Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 3:15pm
Using Structured Learning Plans to Promote Active Learning in OER courses Susan Malmo Friday, December 18, 2015 - 1:14pm
Sharing a note-taking document with the instructor can provide students multiple opportunities to measure their own learning progress. Rudy Aguilar Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 3:28pm

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Very interesting, of course Four exams or Five exams? Or: SOTL research needs controls!!! 2 days 11 hours ago - bsteele
After reading about this CATS Critical Thinking about Invisible Histories 2 days 12 hours ago - bsteele
Diane, this is great! I also If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: Applying Softchalk Principles to Canvas Quizzes 5 days 10 hours ago - turnerp
I like this activity.  Can Scream Challenges: Using Gamifcation to Level Up 5 days 10 hours ago - muns
Steven - This is the perfect The Impact of Peer Mentors in Developmental Reading 5 days 12 hours ago - turnerp
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Assessment Month
The Value of Authentic Learning Experiences in Building Confidence and Teaching Skills November 2015
It's All About Scaffolding - But, You Knew That! October 2015
Autobiographical Final Exam for ESL Grammar Students September 2015
Improving Portfolio Submissions August 2015
Inspired by Proust: A Multi-Sensory Approach to Memorizing Principle Verb Parts in ESL July 2015
It's all about that Book, 'bout that Book... June 2015
Bringing Labs into Differential Equations May 2015
Will Increasing The Number of Practical Examples of a Difficult Science Concept Improve Understanding? April 2015
No, you can't use your book for the quiz: Comparing quiz scores with and without class materials March 2015
Formative assessment & adaptive teaching with Kahoot! February 2015
Does incorporating a kinesthetic assignment improve student learning of a complex topic? January 2015
Using Twitter to Enhance Learning in Engineering December 2014
All-USA Scholarship Selection Process November 2014
The Benefits of Incorporating AAA (Creating College Success) Curriculum in MAT082 October 2014
In-class Metacognitive/Reflective Grade Check Activities September 2014
Following students who have gone through a Learning Community August 2014
Teaching Online Etiquette & Avoiding Plagiarism Using Role Play May 2014
Let's Go to San Diego! Improving ESL Fluency with Role Play April 2014
Make Them Think It Was Their Idea: Using A Student-Generated Rubric To Increase Oral/PowerPoint Presentation Scores March 2014
Improving Successful Completion Rates in Intermediate Algebra (MAT121) February 2014

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