Television Series

PT3 Now! 109 - Watch in Windows Media Player
A look at how technology is used to evaluate pre-service teachers at Alverno College in Wisconsin through the use of digital diagnostic portfolios.

Introduction - Watch
Show open. How are colleges of education preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology? PT3 NOW! looks at the issues, ideas and strategies of schools of education around the country to retool their teacher preparation programs. PT3 NOW! goes inside colleges and universities and talks with faculty, students and administrators about how they are changing. The panel has a brief discussion about Alverno College and the development of their ability based performance assessment system.

Campus Wide Performance Assessment - Watch
This segment gives an overview of the ability based performance assessment system at Alverno College including discussion of non-graded environments, self-assessment, and video portfolios.

Panel Discussion of Campus Wide Performance Assessment - Watch
Our panel of experts discusses the faculty consensus and commitment to the campus wide performance based assessment philosophy and the cohesiveness of the program.

Assessment Goes Digital - Watch
Alverno College’s digital diagnostic portfolios are introduced, which include key student performances, video clips, lesson plans, faculty feedback and self assessment. Faculty technology training on the digital portfolios is also discussed.

Panel Discussion of Assessment Goes Digital - Watch
Our panel of experts discusses infrastructure, faculty development, multiple purposes of portfolios and the public and enduring nature of a digital portfolio.

Show Close - Watch
Show Close and Credits.