INSTITUTE SESSIONS
 
  • Exploring the challenges and opportunities of assessing program effectiveness and learning outcomes
  • Aligning program assessment to broader strategic goals
  • Faculty Engagement: Linking Classroom Learning with Coop/Internship programs
  • Preparing for a formal program review
  • Assessment of Global Competency
  • Building accreditation standards into your program
  • Selecting Assessment and Evaluation Tools
  • Employing the best practices of communicating assessment data to stakeholders
  • Using evidence based assessment in Building a Continuous Improvement Culture
 
Tentative Schedule
(schedule is tentative and is subject to change)
October 6 – 8, 2014
     
    The goal of the Assessment Institute (AI) is for participants to acquire understanding of the essential principles of assessment and evaluation in the context of CWIE and leave with the knowledge and skills to develop an assessment plan that meets their needs.
     
   
Monday October 6  
   
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks and Introductions
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Challenges and Opportunities – participant discussion to establish learning goals for the Institute (Activity)
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Setting the Stage for a Successful Assessment Institute:
  CWIE Taxonomy
  What is Assessment?
  Identifying Stakeholders (Activity)
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Outlining Program Evaluation (Activity)
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Identifying CWIE Learning Theory
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Developing Learning Outcomes (Activity)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Individual Faculty Consultations
   
Tuesday October 7  
   
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Individual Faculty Consultations
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Detailing Curricular Design
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Types of Assessments:

  A. Quantitative
  B. Qualitative
  Identifying Options (Activity)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Getting Buy In
1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gathering and Reporting Data (Activity)
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cases and Competencies
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Individual Faculty Consultations
   
Wednesday October 8  
   
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Individual Faculty Consultations
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Implementation of a Program Evaluation
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Putting your Plan Together  (Activity)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Publishing and Reporting Results
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Strategic Communications (Activity)
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Quality Improvement: Curriculum Integration, Program Enhancement and Stakeholder Satisfaction
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pulling It Together & Next Steps