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UMBC. Developmental Psychology (prenatal through 12 years of age) Annual enrollment 540 students across 8 sections Required course for 4 majors; General

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UMBC Slide 2 Developmental Psychology (prenatal through 12 years of age) Annual enrollment 540 students across 8 sections Required course for 4 majors; General Education Course Transfer and traditional students Lecture 2 hrs a week; two sessions each week Four multiple choice exams One writing assignment Blackboard for posting No concern about DFW rates Slide 3 Course drift Staffing issues Poor SCEQ ratings Lack of instructional technology use Plagiarism concerns Unequal enrollment across sections (60- 100 students) Student requests for more application of concepts Requests for summer and winter sections Students from Shady Grove campus requesting the course (40 miles from main campus) Slide 4 Replacement Model Face to face sessions four times during the semester; audio lectures for each chapter Online quizzes, chapter tests, videos, and interactivities with MyDevelopmentLab Eight essays across four Units Weekly blog reflecting on topics in text Virtual child activity Slide 5 1 traditional section (n=90) 1 redesign section (n=54) Same faculty assigned to both Assessment Plan Class GPA Common pretest (first 25 questions of the Final) Common final (questions agreed upon by three faculty) Student focus group at midterm Pass/fail online essays versus traditional unit essays due in class Blog quality SCEQs, item 9 re: instructor effectiveness Faculty evaluation of model impact Slide 6 TraditionalRedesignSignificance Test GPA- Mean (SD) 2.83 (0.66), N=62 2.76 (0.64), N=31 t(91)=0.50, NS Pretest scores- Mean (SD) 14.84 (3.16), N=90 13.02 (3.33), N=54 t(142)=3.29, p =.001 Pretest Questions on Final Exam- Mean (SD) 17.41 (3.05), N=90 16.13 (3.07), N=54 t(142)=2.44, p

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