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Teaching quality initiative dr paula myrick short vice chancellor for academic affairs

TEACHING QUALITY INITIATIVEDr. Paula Myrick ShortVice Chancellor for Academic Affairs


Teaching quality initiative

Teaching Quality Initiative

  • Traditional pedagogy course structure eliminated and competencies developed in intensive institute and on-site residency in the schools

  • Modular approach (PBL) rather than 3 credit hour classes

  • Competencies demonstrated through valid and reliable assessments

  • Strong partnerships with school districts essential and must be developed/Local P16 Councils

  • Cohort of students placed in a school with master teachers and university faculty

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tbr pilots update

TBR Pilots - Update

  • June 2008-August 2008:

    • Meeting of ETSU and MTSU redesign pilot teams and team leaders

    • Development of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) modules

      • All six TBR institutions established PBL writing teams

      • July 2008, teams attended PBL workshop conducted by Dr. Michael Hosokawa from the College of Medicine at University of Missouri-Columbia

      • Teams are now writing problems/cases based on the Tennessee Teacher Competencies/Characteristics

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tbr pilots update1

TBR Pilots - Update

  • September 2008-October 2008:

    • Begin work with TEA on TQI teacher recognition program (professionalization initiative)

      • Met with Dr. Earl Wiman, TEA President, to identify teams of teachers who will develop the evidence and rubrics, portfolios for the pilot and conduct the peer/blind review evaluation of the portfolios.

    • Meeting of all TBR university Redesign teams and PBL teams

    • Initiation of the pilots (ETSU and MTSU) with the cohorts

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tbr pilots update2

TBR Pilots ‚Äď Update

  • September 2008-October 2008:

    • Modeling pilot

      • September 4, 2008, TTU hosted a Modeling Kick-Off Event with special guest speaker, Dr. George Nelson, former NASA astronaut and Associate Professor of Physics at Western Washington University

      • Teams of faculty in Arts & Sciences and COE have begun meeting to develop small-scale interventions for implementation in the spring.

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tbr pilots update3

TBR Pilots - Update

  • November 2008-July 2009

    • Development of pilot evaluations and performance assessments (TQI Assessment and Evaluation Team)

    • Teacher recognition program piloted in partnership with TEA (Professionalization initiative).

    • Multiple sessions with all TBR university redesign teams and PBL writing teams

    • Administration of pilot performance post-assessments (TBR Assessment and Evaluation Team)

    • Final reports from pilots (ETSU and MTSU)

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation

TQI Implementation

  • Summer 2008:

    • initiation of pilots at East Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University with cohorts

    • establishment of TQI Research Center

  • Fall 2008-Spring 2009:

    • identification of TQI campus coordinators

    • establish Problem-based learning writing teams

    • TQI campus redesign teams

    • initiation of Modeling of Evidence-Based Best Practices Pilot at Tennessee Technological University

    • meetings to allow all six university chief academic officers, college of education deans, TQI campus coordinators, TQI campus redesign teams, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and plan campus implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign which is comprised of the following components: (a.) problem-based learning, (b.) school-based residency, (c.) close partnerships with schools and (d.) partnerships with Arts and Sciences.

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation1

TQI Implementation

  • Fall 2008-Spring 2009:

    • meetings with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and local and regional TN P-16 Council Contacts

    • development and approval of Tennessee Board Regents Teaching Quality Initiative Guidelines that will facilitate the TQI teacher education redesign on each campus

    • interim reports from pilots

    • establishment of a TQI Assessment Taskforce

    • development of a TQI website and DVD and Problem-Based Learning training DVDs

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation2

TQI Implementation

  • Summer 2009:

    • meeting of university Chief Academic Officers, College of Education Deans and TQI Campus Coordinators

    • meeting of all Community College Chief Academic Officers and one Associate of Science in Teaching Degree representative form each campus

  • PBL faculty development training provided by Dr. Michael Hosokawa, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation3

TQI Implementation

  • Fall 2009-Spring 2010:

    • fall retreat - meetings to allow college of education and arts and sciences deans, TQI campus coordinators, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and plan campus implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign

    • establishment of a TQI Assessment System

    • initiation of Assessment pilots

    • initiation of PBL pilots on six university campus

    • ongoing faculty development

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation4

TQI Implementation

  • Summer 2010

    • submit interim reports

    • submit phase-in plan for the 2010-2011 academic year

    • meetings to allow college of education and arts and sciences deans, TQI campus coordinators, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and continue planning campus implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign Each campus will provide an update of progress

    • update from Assessment Taskforce regarding pilots

  • ongoing faculty development and Program Evaluation

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation5

TQI Implementation

  • Fall 2010-Spring 2011

    • initiate pilots in all four areas for each campus

    • ongoing faculty development and Program Evaluation

  • Summer 2011

    • submit interim reports

    • submit phase-in plan for the 2011-2012 academic year

    • meetings to allow college of education and arts and sciences deans, TQI campus coordinators, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and continue planning campus implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign Each campus will provide an update of progress

    • ongoing faculty development and program evaluation

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation6

TQI Implementation

  • Fall 2011-Spring 2012

    • continue pilots in all four areas for each campus

    • ongoing faculty development

  • Summer 2012

    • submit interim reports

    • submit phase-in plan for the 2012-2013 academic year

    • meetings to allow college of education and arts and sciences deans, TQI campus coordinators, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and continue planning campus implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign Each campus will provide an update of progress

    • ongoing faculty development and program evaluation

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation7

TQI Implementation

  • Fall 2012-Spring 2013

    • continue pilots in all four areas for each campus

    • ongoing faculty development and program evaluation

  • Summer 2013

    • submit full implementation plan for the 2012-2013 academic year

    • meeting to allow college of education and arts and sciences deans, TQI campus coordinators, Problem-based learning team leaders and faculty to network, dialog and continue planning for full implementation of the Tennessee Board of Regents teacher education redesign Each campus will provide an update of progress

    • ongoing faculty development and Program Evaluation

  • Fall 2013-Spring 2014:

    • Full implementation of year-long school-based residency

    • Ongoing faculty development and program evaluation

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Tqi implementation8

TQI Implementation

  • TQI Coordinators:

    • Serve as liaison between TBR and COE/SOE

    • Monitor TQI implementation

    • Collaborate with PBL team leader

    • Facilitate Campus Redesign Team meetings

    • Send interim reports to Assistant Vice Chancellor of TQI/P-16

    • Monitor progress of research efforts

    • Attend TQI in Nashville

  • Meeting with Deans and TQI Campus Coordinators

    • December 9, 2008, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (CDT)

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


Contact information

Contact Information

Dr. Paula Myrick Short, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Tennessee Board of Regents

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 615.366.4411

Dr. Kandi Hill-Clarke, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Tennessee Board of Regents

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 615.366.3948

Tennessee Board of Regents PBL/Redesign Meeting, 10.21.08


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