I.C. Annual Assessment Summit


Contributed by Wade Pickren

I.C. ANNUAL ASSESSMENT SUMMIT (register here) (Registration does not require you to attend all sessions.)
Monday, May 19, 2014, Klingenstein Lounge
Keynote Speaker and Morning Workshop Leader:
Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Ed.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Assessment & Institutional Research, Temple University

8:30 to 9:00 am, Coffee, Croissants, and Conversation

The Assessment Cycle

9:00 to 10:15 am, Keynote Address: The Use of Assessment Results to Generate Changes and Improvements

10:30 to 11:45 am, Workshop: Curriculum Mapping

12:00 to 1:15 pm
(register here) (Registration is needed for catering purposes.)

Afternoon Drop-in Sessions
Session One: 1:30 to 2:20 pm (50 minutes)
Student Learning Outcomes: How to Write High-Quality, Maximally Useful SLOs
Brief overview of SLOs, including a list of characteristics for "high-quality" ones, small group work with our local experts to facilitate the development of SLOs for participants own programs, reconvene as whole group to share insights from each table.

Session Two: 2:30 to 3:20 pm (50 minutes)
Aligning Student Artifacts with SLOs: Opportunities to Improve the Student Experience
How student work can be used to assess SLOs, including the potential benefit of intentional alignment between assigned work, the IC ePortfolio, and program SLOs; Examples from departments and programs that are doing this exceptionally well at IC; Work in small groups with "local experts" from the assessment committee, first on a hypothetical, and then with actual SLOs and assignments from the participants' own program areas.

Session Three: 3:30 to 4:20 pm (50 minutes)
Assessment "Listening Session"
Opportunity for faculty, administrative staff, and SACL staff to share feedback, questions, comments & suggestions related to curricular and co-curricular assessment at IC.

Wine & Cheese Reception
4:30 to 5:30 pm
(register here) (Registration is needed for catering purposes.)

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Laurie Wasik at wasik@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3734. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.