Important Deadlines:

February 22, 2013
Early Registration Deadline

March 22, 2013
Housing Deadline

April 20-24, 2013
Attend Experimental Biology 2013 meeting in Boston, MA!

The American Physiological Society

Concept Inventories: Assessing Concepts and Competencies to Improve Learning and Teaching
Sponsored by the Teaching of Physiology Section
Education Track

Monday, April 22, 2013, 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
BCEC, 207
Chairs: Jenny McFarland

Abstract not currently available.

8:00 AM Concept Inventories: How can we reliably assess deep understanding of core concepts?
Jenny McFarland, Edmonds Community Col.
8:10 AM Host pathogen interaction (HPI) conceptual inventory – from basic concepts to meaningful understanding.
Sarah Balcom, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
8:40 AM Conceptual assessment in physiology (CAP): From core concepts, conceptual frameworks and misconceptions to conceptual assessment.
Jenny McFarland, Edmonds Community Col. .
9:10 AM Assessment of scientific process and reasoning skills (SPAST) – assessing core competencies.
Mary Pat Wenderoth, Univ. of Washington
9:40 AM Concept inventories – applications in physiology (facilitated discussion).
William H. Cliff, Niagara Univ.