Sarah Nilsson JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah NilssonJD, PhD, MAS


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The Difference

- Knowledge Application (versus knowledge acquisition) - what you need to know VERSUS what you need to know how to do

- Life long Learning and Critical Thinking - what is the right answer VERSUS how did you get that answer




- Preparation - pre-reading or pre-material

- Equivalent to 30-50 pages

- Cannot let them off the hook



- Readiness Assurance Test

  iRAT - assess individual content mastery - oal is 80-85% accuracy

  tRAT - identify individual misunderstandings of content - goal is 100% accuracy - get feedback

  Appeals - identify bad questions - identify bad content - revisit the material - must rewrite question

  Mini-Lecture / Instructor Feedback - clarify misunderstandings - get more feedback



Significant problem + Same problem + Specific choice + Simultaneous reporting

In-class Application Activity


Importance of Teams

- Diversity in experience, skills, demographics

- Avoid barriers (pre-formed relationships)

- Need time to develop


Higher-Level Learning

- Why do you think that?

- How did you get that answer?



- Readiness Assessment

- Peer Evaluation




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