Looking for a Statistics Question Writer

Since 2004, Soomo Learning has been creating high-quality, interactive, digital textbooks for higher education. We launched with the objective to create courseware that works better and costs less than a traditional textbook. As we put our work to the test, we learned it takes much more than changing a textbook to improve student outcomes. Outcome improvement comes from careful attention to the problems at hand, collaboration with faculty, and iteration. Soomo Learning is an organization built to uncover the strategies and tools to best enable student success in any given course. Today, Soomo Learning provides a broad range of services, technology, and content development for the design, delivery, and improvement of online, blended, and traditional courses. Soomo is a team of people who have chosen to invest our lives in creating better digital resources for learning.

Overview of Role

We are seeking a Statistics Question Writer. You should have expertise in statistics (undergraduate teaching experience is a plus!), and experience designing and developing learning content, question sets, and activities. Our ideal candidate understands the nuances of question set design and feedback, is able to apply statistics concepts to other academic areas, and isa strong writer.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct course analysis to recommend question development approach
  • Write engaging, clear, well-aligned questions and problem sets for frequent practice and formative assessment
  • Rigorously align content and questions with desired outcomes and purpose
  • Effectively guide and collaborate with partner faculty and colleagues throughout the development and revision process

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required, graduate degrees preferred
  • Familiarity with statistics and understanding of the challenges undergraduates face in this topic
  • Desire to facilitate student learning in an online environment
  • Working knowledge of learning theories, instructional practices, and instructional design models
  • Experience writing measurable learning outcomes and aligned question sets, activities, and assessments
  • Experience engaging in a design thinking process including paying careful attention to the problem to solve and root issues
  • The ability to engage with statistics to analyze student usage patterns and an inquisitive spirit for finding anomalies and chasing down explanations
  • A willingness to work with faculty at many institutions who are new to active learning courseware and data-driven intervention
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to produce error-free work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • A willingness to ask questions
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