QUINT Observation System Seminar: Adrie Visscher & Michelle Helms-Lorenz

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Adrie Visscher & Michelle Helms-Lorenz 
Unravelling the Challenges of the Data-Based Approach to Teaching Improvement 

Abstract: The goal of this article is to clarify and unravel the complexity and challenges of improving teaching quality, based on measuring teaching quality and feeding back the results to teachers. We analyze different conceptualizations of teaching quality, and synthesize a framework for conceptualizing teaching quality in educational practice. Next, we scrutinize the requirements of effectively feeding back teaching quality data and the requirements for effective actions to improve teaching quality. We conclude with implications for improving the consequential validity of teaching quality measurements.”

Link to paper: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09243453.2021.1946568

Bio: Adrie Visscher's website. Michelle Helms-Lorenz's Website



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About seminars

Welcome to the QUINT Observation Systems Seminars (OBS seminars).  This series will discuss classroom observation systems as a tool for understanding and improving teaching quality.

This and upcoming OBS seminars are open for all interested parties.  We want it to become a meeting arena for scholars genuinely interested in observation systems and related issues. Therefore we recommend that you join our network by subscribing to the network mailing list. You must confirm your email address in the confirmation email you receive to complete signing up to the mailing list. 

If you are interested in presenting your research or have questions, please contact the organizer, QUINT Postdoctoral Fellow Mark White.

Published Feb. 1, 2022 2:50 PM - Last modified June 2, 2022 7:13 PM