The Assessment Salon. Episode 3: Holistic Assessment Through Portfolios with Dr. Laura Sponsler
From Amelia Gentile-Mathew on April 23rd, 2021
Join us for this episode of The Assessment Salon Podcast with Dr. Laura Sponsler (she/her) where we talk about the transformative potential of conducting holistic assessment through portfolios. We explore the benefits of using portfolios to reflect on student learning and the value of iteratively designing curricula in partnership with students and faculty colleagues. We also consider how ePortfolios represent both journey and destination for students to reflect on their growth holistically.
About the Expert: Dr. Laura Sponsler is a faculty member in the higher education department of the Morgridge College of Education and the Resident-Scholar for Teaching and Professional Faculty. Dr. Sponsler specializes in the integration of teaching, scholarship, and service to amplify DU’s vision of being a great private university dedicated to the public good. Her work broadly examines the role of colleges and universities in creating more democratic practices for all constituents and institutionalizing the civic mission of higher education.
Shownotes: Visit Dr. Sponsler’s website
to review her research about Resident-Scholar for Teaching and
Professional Faculty, learn more about Student Faculty Partnerships, and
more! Explore Dee Fink’s taxonomy of significant learning here, and learn more about high-impact practices here.