10th Annual Assessment Conference & Share Fair: A Decathlon Event!

Please join us on Friday, September 21, 2018 in the Wojcik Conference Center for the 10th Annual Assessment Conference and Share Fair: A Decathlon Event!

Conference Details:

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Poster Session and Breakfast

Engage at each of the poster presentations to earn (sticker) medals and raffle tickets! Collect 10 medals throughout the day to complete the decathlon, increasing your chance to take home the gold! (raffle prizes)

8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote address, “Metacognition: The Key to Improving Outcomes Assessment Results”

10th Annual Assessment Conference & Share Fair: A Decathlon Event!Dr. Saundra McGuire, accomplished speaker; presented on the topic of “metacognitive learning strategies to help students succeed” at over 400 institutions in 46 states and nine countries; recipient of the coveted Clark Distinguished Teaching Award from Cornell University; Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success and retired Assistant Vice Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana State University.

Win a copy of Saundra McGuire’s bestseller, Teach Students How to Learn!

10:40 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions 1 (45 minutes each)

Attendees may choose which breakout session to attend:

  • “Mind the Gap! A Case Study of the Use of Professional Development to Improve Outcomes in Introduction to Philosophy (PHI 105)” presented by Brett Fulkerson-Smith, Philosophy
  • “What can CCSSE Tell Us About Student Learning?” presented by Kathy Coy, Institutional Research; Julie Ellefson, Chemistry; and Darlene Schlenbecker, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
  • “‘We Get the Job Done’ – Using Popular Culture to Address Diversity” presented by Amanda Smothers, English
11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions 2 (45 minutes each)

Attendees may choose which breakout session to attend:

  • “Increasing Student Motivation: Strategies That Work” presented by Saundra McGuire, Keynote Speaker
  • “Panel Discussion: Improving General Education Skills Across the Curriculum” with Harper College Faculty
  • “Stairway to Assessment” presented by Robert Allare, History
12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Raffle

Attendees will earn raffle tickets by visiting posters from 8-8:45 a.m. and by attending sessions throughout the day. Complete the decathlon to earn an additional chance to win! Raffle prize winners will be drawn beginning at 12:20 p.m. Ticket holders must be present to win!

For more information, please visit the Assessment Conference page on HIP.

Attend all or part of the Conference as your schedule permits! (Attend the Poster Session and Keynote Address for 0.2 CEUs, and 0.1 CEUs for Session 1 and 0.1 CEUs for Session 2, totaling 0.4 CEUs!)

Please register for the conference by Friday, September 14.

Sponsored by the Learning Assessment Committee and the Academy for Teaching Excellence