"I Think I Can" - Observations from the Road to Lake Wobegon

Brief Description

Psychology research has shown that people often think of themselves as "above average." This presentation highlights data collected from faculty at 34 institutions suggesting this "above-average effect" applies to how people rate their course design skills. In a comparison between self-rated design skills and course review outcomes, the survey data find over-confidence in course design abilities. This presentation includes recommendations for how QM training can help instructors better self-assess their own abilities to create a well-designed course.

Presenter First Name:
Elizabeth
Presenter Last Name:
McMahon
Presenter Email:
elizabeth.mcmahon@northlandcollege.edu