University of Delaware (UD)

BC_CThe University of Delaware (UD) is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States tracing its roots back to 1743. A state assisted institution, UD is a land, sea, and space grant, Carnegie Research University. The University has an undergraduate and graduate student enrollment over 21,000. Below you’ll find all of the resources submitted by University of Delaware for the C2L Project.

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Browse University of Delaware's Stories and Practices:

University of Delaware – Faculty Development via Reflective, Semi-structured Interviews

The practice focuses on faculty development via reflective, semi-structured interviews to identify areas for modification at the academic program level as well as to outline indicators for change at the institutional level. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Assessing Student Learning in Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate research TLA eP pilot was supported with the intent to assess Gen Ed learning outcomes. As the program gets ready to implement the TLA ePortfolio for the third time, the achievement of student learning outcomes has improved in the areas of oral and written communication. This practice is an exceptional example of using reflection to not only enhance student learning outcomes, but also inform program administrators of ways to enhance the quality of their program delivery. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Five Step Professional Development Support Process

UD's professional development support required a customized approach which included five steps in an outlined sequence that was flexible and adjusted based upon the client’s needs and level of preparation. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Growing our TLA ePortfolio Initiative

The Teaching, Learning and Assessment ePortfolio (TLA) initiative started with funding for twelve programs during the first round of grants, and five during the second. Our scaling up efforts have slowed regarding ePortfolios due to changes in our higher administration. UD has a new provost as of August 2013, which may impact the direction ePortfolios take on campus. We continue to support any of the programs still implementing the programmatic portfolios or presentation-style portfolios on campus. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Mastery ePortfolio Defense

The following practice, teacher candidate students’ defense of a mastery presentation-style ePortfolio (MPeP), constitutes part of a programmatic Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) ePortfolio in Early Childhood Education. The MPeP defense provides a high stakes setting that replicates a job interview process. Since the MPeP is presentation-based, it can also be easily shared with others to establish credibility with colleagues, parents and other stakeholders. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Matching the Technology to ePortfolio Use

Our contributions with the Connect to Learning (C2L) project have centered around the integrated Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) ePortfolio implemented at the program level. Our Technology Story is a summary of our experience working with multiple programs which has provided valuable insight into requirements and expectations of a platform, faculty development, technical considerations, process and student engagement. Read more [...]

University of Delaware – Assessment – Integral to the TLA

The University of Delaware has ePortfolio projects at various stages. New programs such as Nursing would be identified as emerging as they explore the best platform to meet their accreditation needs. While other more seasoned programs such as the Undergraduate Research Program resides at the other end of the spectrum and provides students with a transformational ePortfolio experience where they reflect upon their research experience and receive feedback from peers, program assistants, and other external parties. Inquiry is focused upon ePortfolio thinking about the research process, targeting their personal goals, and reporting upon their progress. Student integrate their research with their major and well as their career plans. Read more [...]
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