Transparent Design Increases Equity and Underserved Student Success in Higher Education

Session Time and Location

Tue, 5 Jun 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Room: Room:
Dunwoody A
Session Track
Session Format


Transparent instruction significantly enhances students' success, with greater gains for historically underserved students. This session A) reviews recent findings and educational research behind the concept of transparent teaching/learning; B) engages participants in evaluating concrete examples; C) connects participants in groups to apply transparency to their own assignments or project plans; D) explores implementation strategies for educational developers and faculty in multiple contexts (courses departments, programs, institutions, cross-institutional networks). Developers and faculty will leave with a draft plan, access to materials from 2 US national projects, and a concise set of strategies for promoting student success transparently and equitably.  
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