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Assessment Institute/Conferences

Assessment Institute/Conferences

Registration for the Fall 2017 Assessment Institute is closed.


Fall 2017 Assessment Institute

The AAACL Fall Workshop will be conducted on Thursday, November 2, at Harding University, in Searcy, Arkansas, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, Cone Chapel. This year’s workshop will be the inaugural event for our new AAACL Assessment Institute.  Unlike our previous workshops, the institute will be geared to the individual needs of our workshop participants. Here are the sessions for you to consider:

Concurrent Morning Session from 10:00 -12:00

Level One The Novice “I’ve Only Just Begun?”

  • Defining assessment
  • Assessment vs evaluation
  • Fostering faculty buy-in
  • Learning outcomes vs grades

Level Two The Apprentice “The Long and Winding Road”

  • Data needed
  • Data collection timeline
  • Compiling and posting data
  • Dealing with non-compliant administrators, faculty and staffLevel

Level Three The Practitioner “I Will Survive”

  • Understanding what the accreditors want
  • The assessment coordinator’s/director’s role in leading the assessment effort
  • Administrative support for successful assessment

Lunch noon to 1 p.m.

General Afternoon Session 1 to 3 p.m.

The Expert “The Eye of the Tiger”

Panel discussion of three institutions that survived an HLC Accreditation Visit

  • Preparing for the HLC visit
  • Final product
  • If only I knew then . . .
  • Best tips for those that follow . . .
  • Question & Answer Session

Registration is closed for the Fall 2017 Assessment Institute