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Assessing assessment apathy

Assessing assessment apathy

Gavin Gaddis, Community Engagement Manager

April 11, 2017

After three years at USI as a transfer student, the Assessment Goblin finally got me. It was only then I found out the major field assessments are basically pointless in reflecting one’s educational development. Now, I know that I shouldn’t have bothered caring about the assessment, and neither...

Deactivate Autopilot

Gavin Gaddis

October 21, 2015

Recently I’ve noticed some telltale signs that people on campus—students and staff alike—are beginning to fall into a form of human autopilot. It seems to be a seasonal issue, as I’ve encountered it both at USI and at Henderson Community College when I was working on my Associate’s degree. Wit...

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