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Schedule & Overview

2015 Full Conference Schedule

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time Event/Location
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Workshops

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1.

Closing the Loop Between Strategic Planning and Assessment

Michael Middaugh - Assessment Consultant

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 301

2.

Engaging Students and Faculty in Assessment

Jodi Levine - Temple University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 302

3.

Libraries and their Value to the Student Learning Experience

Danuta Nitecki - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 303

4.

The New MSCHE Standards and the Impact on Assessment of Learning and Institutional Effectiveness

Sean McKitrick - Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 307

5.

Building for Student Success: A Common Sense Approach to Assessment Planning in Student Life

Mark Green and Katie Zamulinsky - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 308

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Welcome & Opening Plenary

Brian Blake - Provost, Drexel University

Opening Plenary

Issues and Trends in Global Higher Education: Implications for Accreditation

Fancisco Marmolejo - World Bank

Mandell Theater 424

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1

1.

Building Assessment Practices Through Critical Reflection and Evidence to Self-assess Teaching and Encourage Renewal

Phyllis Blumberg - University of the Sciences

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Linking Student Learning Outcome Data to Systemic Improvement Processes

Evonne Carter, Robin Harris and Michelle Waters - College of The Albemarle

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

An Outcome is Not an Ability!

Janet Thiel - Neumann University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

“The West Point Leader Development System” - Renewing our Focus on the Whole Student

Jerry Kobylski, Chris Mayer, Russell Lachance and Corey Gerving - United States Military Academy

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Assuring Learner Success Via Merging Best Practices of Assessment and Instructional Design

Ray Lum, Joseph Hawk, Joel Rodriguez and Stephanie Sutcliffe - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

Direct Assessment Techniques of Student Learning Outcomes in Student Support Services

Michael C. Sachs - East Stroudsburg University

LeBow Hall 109

7.

Using Data to Reveal a Compelling Story about the Attainment of Learning Outcomes

Javarro Russell, Edcuational Testing Services (ETS)

LeBow Hall 209

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Session 2

1.

Evidence-based Storytelling: Sharing our Narratives

Natasha Jankowski - National Institute for Learning Objectives Assessment (NILOA)

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

2.

Engaging Faculty Meaningfully in Assessment through Shared Governance

Brigitte Valesey, Loretta Simons and Janine Utell - Widener University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

"Yes You Can! How to Start from Scratch and Succeed at Assessment in One Year"

Ruth Sandberg and Rosalie Guzofsky - Gratz College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

Assessment of a Service Learning Experience on University Students, Adjudicated Youth, and Juvenile Justice Personnel

Nancy Blank, Megan O'Neill Hajduk and Mimi Staulters - Widener University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Success in an Asynchronous Environment: VoiceThread, Assessment, and Teaching Strategies in the Online Humanities Classroom

Alicia Cunningham-Bryant and Jordan Shapiro - Temple University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

The Benefits of Conceptualizing Institutional Student Learning Outcomes as an Endoskeletal Curriculum

Joseph Sullivan - Marietta College

LeBow Hall 109

7.

Using the Right Tools: Rejuvenating Campus-Wide Assessment

David Garrison and Carol Moore Yin - LaGrange College

LeBow Hall 209

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Time Event/Location
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session 3

1.

Implementing Interprofessional Education at Salus University: The Evolution of the Evidence Based Practice Course

Radhika Aravamudhan and Melissa Vitek - Salus University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Gannon University’s Transition to Automated Outcomes Assessment

Catherine Datte - Gannon University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

Everything I Ever Wanted to Know About Assessment I Learned from Reality Cooking Shows

Krishna Dunston - University of the Arts

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

Deep Diving into the Revised MSCHE Standards for Re-Accreditation-A Pilot's Perspective

Brigitte Valesey - Widener University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Assessing Faculty Pedagogy and Student Success in an Online Community of Practice

Phyllis van Slyck, Alioune Koule and Jesse Schwartz - LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

It takes a Village: Academic and Student Affairs Partnerships for General Education Reform

Gloria Oiklelome, Dana Flint and Lenetta Lee - Lincoln University

Lebow Hall 109

7.

A Simple Model for Learning Improvement: Weigh Pig, Feed Pig, Weigh Pig

Keston Fulcher - James Madison University

Lebow Hall 209

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Session 4

1.

Instructor-Sudent Engagement – Tracking Daily and Trending the Engagement Performance

Zvi Goldman, Jane Bailey and Chris Szpryngel - Post University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Linking Strategic Planning, Assessment and Resource Allocation for Innovative Curriculum Development and Student Success

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, Shayla Moore Prince - Cheyney University, and Sesime Adanu – SUNYBroome Community College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

Design Studio for Ed.D. to Re-design School for the Future

John Gould - Drexel University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

4.

Developing and Sustaining First Year Writing Assessment for Multiple Audiences

Moe Folk, Amanda Morris, Krysta Prock and Patty Pytleski - Kutztown University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

The Jefferson Teamwork Observation Guide: Using a Mobile Application Platform to Assess Behavior of Interprofessional Teams

Carolyn Giordano and Shoshana K. Sicks - Thomas Jefferson University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

All in the Assessment Family: Using an Academic Assessment Model to Assess Co-curricular Programs

Gina Calzaferri and Anne Wilkinson - Temple University

Lebow Hall 109

7.

Telling Our Story: Attempt to Combat Grade Inflation with Rubrics

Claudine Thomas, Amanda Newman-Godfrey and Lynn Palewicz - Moore College of Art and Design

Lebow Hall 209

11:10 – 12:10 p.m.

Concurrent Session 5

1.

Employing the Paulian Framework and Socratic Teaching Methods to Assess and Enhance Critical Thinking

Millicent Carvalho-Grevious - Drexel University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Assessment-Driven Core Reform

Brian w. Newsome, Dmitriy Krichevskiy and E. Fletcher McClellan – Elizabethtown College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

Flocking Assessment! Finding Professional Birds of a Feather

Phyllis Blumberg - University of the Sciences

Krishna Dunston - University of the Arts

Stephen DiPietro - Drexel University

Gloria Oikelome - Lincoln University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

Settling the Score: Comparing IELTS and TOEFL Score Gains in a One-year Conditional Admissions Program

Reese Heitner - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Online Proctoring and FERPA: Safeguarding Student Data and Privacy

Erik Cederholm - ProctorU

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 120

6.

It's Not Just for Plagiarism - Using All Turnitin Features to Ensure Student Success

Mike Scheuermann - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

7.

Strategic Move: Building Consensus in Service of Lasting Teaching and Learning Reform

Debora Ortloff and Jacob E. Amidon - Finger Lakes Community College

Lebow Hall 109

8.

Assessment Fellows Program – An Inside-Out Approach

Gail Fernandez, Joanna Campbell and Jill Rivera - Bergen Community College

Lebow Hall 209

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon & Plenary

Where are We Going?

Linda Suskie

Behrakis Grand Hall

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 6

1.

The neXus @ Naz: Bridging Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Scholarship

Maria Hopkins - Nazareth College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

The Drexel DSLP Transcript and Instructional Decision Support System: Continuous Assessment in Context

Donald McEachron - Drexel University

Mustafa Sualp - AEFIS

Lebow Hall 209

3.

Assessment Annotations: A Simple and (Almost) Painless Way Document to Assessment of Student Learning

Dale Mort - Lancaster Bible College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

Communication as a Creativity Assessment in the Workplace: Voices from the Field

Fredricka Reisman - Drexel University

Helene Maliko Abraham, John Cahoon, Larry Keiser, Barbara McPhail, Leonardo Velez, Paul Watson & Rashanda Webber - Drexel University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Identifying effective online instructors and instructional practices via the Red, Yellow, Green (RYG) Faculty Evaluation

Scott Dolan and Jessica M. Lamendola - Excelsior College

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

Catalyzing Improvement in Student's Critical Thinking Skills

Elizabeth Lisic - Tennessee Tech University

Lebow Hall 109

7.

Snapshots Session (A Collection of Mini Presentations)

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

SS1

Assessment Drives Core Revision: Using Assessment to Invigorate the Core

Belinda Blevins-Knabe and Joanne Matson - University of Arkansas at Little Rock

SS2

An Efficient and Collaborative Model for Collecting, Processing and Reporting Student Learning Outcome Data

Bina Daniel - Delaware State University

SS3

Ethics Education Assessment in MBA Core and Undergraduate Capstone Marketing Courses

Lawrence Duke - Drexel University

SS4

How Do You Like Me Now? Getting Students to Provide You with Formative Assessment

Krishna Dunston - University of the Arts

SS5

“Critical Reading Skills in a College ESL Classroom: Between Question and Response”

Jessie Iwata - Temple University

SS6

I Can See Clearly Now the Pain is Gone

Bonnie Kirkpatrick - Wilmington University

SS7

Encouraging Faculty Development Where You Can: Using a Review of Assessment Management Software Vendors

Joanne Matson and Belinda Blevins-Knabe - University of Arkansas at Little Rock

SS8

Focus, Focus, Focus! Using the “Laser Point” Process to Create Assessment Based Plans for Improvement

Janet McNellis, Claire Sullivan and Roseanna Wright - Holy Family University

SS9

“Why Do I Have to Take this Course?” STEM Connections and Community Based Learning

Monica Togna - Drexel University

SS10

Cohorting: When a Course is Used to Assess Multiple Degree Programs

Patricia Awerbuch - Drexel University

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

Plenary Session

Developing a Culture of Assessment in Student Affairs

John H. Schuh

Mandell Theater 424

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Reception

Independence Visitor Center, Liberty View Ballroom (2nd Floor), 6th & Market Street

Friday, September 11, 2015

Time Event/Location
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session 7

1.

Sustainable Outcomes Assessment Builds on Faculty Expertise: A Tale of Two Systems

S. Stravos Valenti, J. Bret Bennington and Terri Shapiro - Hofstra University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Building Reformed Practices in Highly Unionized Environment

Ilene Kleinman, Yun K. Kim and Sony Tiwari - Bergen Community College

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

Engaging Faculty: On the Ground and Across the Pond

Anne Wahl - Rochester Institute of Technology

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

Interpreting Assessment Process as Expressions of Campus Culture and Identity

Irvin Peckham - Drexel University

Carra Leah Hood - Stockton University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Empower Your Students by Simplifying Scheduling! How Student Schedule Planning Benefits The Entire Institution

Joe Jolesch - College Scheduler LLC

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 102

6.

Student Life Assessment: It's Not Like Herding Cats

Erin Foley and Sarah Williamson - Notre Dame of Maryland University

Lebow Hall 109

7.

Outcomes Assessment: Developing a Program or College Level Plan

Ed Guthrie and Bonnie Kirkpatrick - Wilmington University

Lebow Hall 209

8.

Why Go Beyond Compliance? - Assessing Your Assessment System to Promote Continuous Improvement

Zvi Goldman, Jane Bailey and Susan Lapine - Post University

PiSB 120

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Break

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Session 8

1.

Closing the Loop on Assessment - Improvements that Transform Student Learning

Evonne Carter and Dean Roughton - College of The Albemarle

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 104

2.

Core Curriculum Outcomes Retrofit: Backing Into Assessment

Seth Matthew Fishman, Marylu Hill and Peter Spitaler - Villanova University

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 106

3.

A Beginner's Guide to Best Practices in Assessment and Evaluation for Student Success/Support Programs

Michelle Williams and Cassandra Green - Community College of Philadelphia

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 108

4.

The Heat is On: Using a Curriculum Heat Map to Guide Curriculum Improvements

Barbara Manaka and Matthew Kunkle - Temple University

Pearlstein Business Learning Center 101

5.

Student Affairs Assessment: Moving beyond participation and satisfaction

Tia Brown - Cheyney University

Lebow Hall 109

6.

Utilizing & Linking Academic Assessment Outcomes to Strategic Planning

Kathryn Strang and David Spang - Rowan College at Burlington County

Lebow Hall 209

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Plenary

Academic Renewal in the Context of the New MSCHE Standards

Sean McKitrick – Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building 120

Raffle drawings and box lunches available.