2023 NM HEAR Conference participants

Departmental News

Posted:  Feb 16, 2023 - 12:00am

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Two CCB members presented at New Mexico Higher Education Assessment & Retention (NMHEAR) conference on February 16, 2023:

Joseph Ho

Development of a Concept Inventory Test for the Assessment of Learning

K Joseph Ho

This presentation discusses the process of validating a laboratory inventory test being used as an instrument for measuring student conceptual learning gains from a general education laboratory sequence and a STEM initiative project. The validation process includes the use of item key analysis, reliability analysis, and exploratory factor analysis.

Learning How to Learn: How a Study Skills module can set students up for student success in chemistry

Jillian Stafford

Students enter college with different backgrounds and experiences and many struggle with the fast-paced intensity of introductory STEM courses. We introduced a Study Skills and Test-Taking module to the Foundations of Chemistry course, helping students develop skills that can be applied to future courses.

NMHEAR is one of the five largest regional conferences for assessments in the nation, established in 1995. For more information, follow the link: https://www.facebook.com/NMHEAR/about