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
 
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.
 
Schedule
as of September 30. 2015
(this is the current schedule and is subject to change)
 
  MONDAY OCTOBER 19, 2015
       
  9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Arrival  & Registration  
  9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening  & Introductions Marty Ford
  9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The AI “Red Thread”: A Conceptual Framework Paul Stonely
  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Session I  
    Challenges and Opportunities of AssessingProgram Effectiveness & CWIE Learning Outcomes Cheryl Cates
  11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break  
  11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session II  
    Models of CWIE Norah McRae
  12:15 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Lunch  
  1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Session III  
    Assessing Program Effectiveness Judene Pretti
  2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Session IV  
    Assessment of CWIE Outcomes: Identifying CWIE Learning Theory Norah McRae
  3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break  
  4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Session V  
    Aligning Assessment to Broader Strategic Goals Using
Interactive Curriculum Design
Don McEachron
  5:15 p.m – 6:15 p.m. Individual Faculty Consultations Signup required
  6:15 p.m – 7:30 p.m. Assessment Institute Reception  
    Hosted by Drexel University & Peter Franks, Vice Provost for Career Education  
    Welcome Remarks by:  
    Dr. Brian Blake, Provost, Drexel University  
    Dinner on your own  
   
  TUESDAY OCTOBER 20, 2015
       
  8:30 a.m. - 9:30a.m. Individual Faculty Consultations Sign up required
  9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Session VI  
    Developing Learning Outcomes Maureen Drysdale
    Creating Rubrics Tracey Bowen
  11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break  
  11:15 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Session VII  
    The Integration of CWIE in Curriculum Design Don McEachron
  12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Lunch  
  1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Session VIII  
    Principles of Assessment:  
    Qualitative Assessment Tracey Bowen
    Quantitative Assessment Maureen Drysdale
  2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break  
  3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Session IX  
    Implementing Program Evaluation Judene Pretti
  4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Touching Base Cheryl Cates
      Marty Ford
  4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Individual Faculty Consultations Sign up required
   
  WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 21, 2015
   
  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Individual Faculty Consultations Sign up required
  9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Session X  
    Actionable, Sustainable, Usable Evidence as Part of a Norah McRae
    Continuous Improvement Culture of CWIE  
  11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break  
  11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Session XI  
    The Power of Assessment Research: Utilizing Data Maureen Drysdale
      Tracey Bowen
  12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch  
  1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Session XII  
    Productive Brainstorming: Don McEachron
    Reaching Consensus with Affinity Diagramming  
  2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session XIII  
    Strategic Communications: Cheryl Cates
    Meeting the Needs of Your Stakeholders Marty Ford
  3:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. Next Steps & Wrap Up Marty Ford
    WACE Certificates Paul Stonely