Smith discusses concept assessments on Teach Better Podcast

Michelle Smith, an associate professor in the School of Biology and Ecology, was interviewed for a Teach Better Podcast episode titled “Concept Inventories with Michelle Smith.” The discipline-based education researcher is on sabbatical at Cornell University. She defines concept assessments as “giving students questions to learn about what they know and what common conceptual difficulties they have.” Smith is a proponent of helping students learn biology and helping teachers adopt promising educational practices in classrooms.