A conversation between Elizabeth Yost Hammer and Gianina Baker on teaching, learning, and equitable assessment.
Gianina Baker, Acting Director with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, provides leadership and directs research specific to the assessment of student learning at colleges and universities, primarily under the Lumina Foundation grants, at NILOA. Her main research interests include student learning outcomes assessment at Minority Serving Institutions, access and equity issues for underrepresented administrators and students, assessment in athletics, and higher education policy. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Organization & Leadership with a Higher Education concentration from the University of Illinois, a M.A. in Human Development Counseling from Saint Louis University, and a B.A. in Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University. Previous to this position, she was the Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning at Richland Community College.
Elizabeth Yost Hammer is the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development and a Kellogg Professor in Teaching in the Psychology Department. She received her Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Tulane University.
Bart Everson is a media artist and creative generalist at Xavier University's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development. His recent work draws on integrative learning, activism, critical perspectives on technology, and Earth-based spiritual paths.
Links for this episode:
- National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
- Equity Mindedness from USC Center for Urban Education
- Becoming an Equity-Centered Practitioner: Recognizing, Disrupting, and Reframing - Gianina Baker, Gavin Henning, and Anne Lundquist (2021 Assessment Institute Session Recordings)
- Equity Centered Landscape Survey
- Reframing Assessment to Center Equity: Theories, Models, and Practice edited by Gavin W. Henning, Gianina R. Baker, Natasha A. Jankowski, Anne E. Lundquist and Erick Montenegro