Changing Your Relationship with Data: New Opportunities for Institutional Effectiveness
This white paper explores the value of the expanded data layer on campus. By leveraging their data ecosystem, colleges and universities can uncover new information to strengthen their institutional effectiveness.
Harnessing Faculty Power with Better Outcomes Assessment
In today’s higher education environment, faculty regularly find themselves being pulled in more directions than ever. No longer debating whether they should be a sage on the stage or a guide by their students’ side, faculty now are asked to think about their roles in admissions, retention, graduation rates, and student success. Beyond the long-standing faculty triad of teaching, research, and service, the all-hands-on-deck approach to finding students, keeping them enrolled, and then assuring...
The Untapped Data Ecosystem: Using Analytics and Insight to Improve Student Success
Student success is a campus-wide, multifaceted effort. Programs and interventions are put in place across campuses each year to support students on their path toward graduation. But how do you know if your efforts are working?
Building a Strong Foundation for Student Learning Assessment
Assessment of student learning outcomes is essential to the co-curricular experience and student success. Still, embarking on a division-wide initiative to develop a comprehensive set of learning outcomes and a solid assessment process for student affairs can be overwhelming. Where to begin and who to involve? What resources exist, how do you build staff competencies, and what should the process and support look like? These are all central elements to contemplate. In this webinar, participant...
Your General Education Program: Is It Time for a Redesign? Part 1
We are revisiting our general education program is a common refrain heard during my visits with campuses. I also hear these words when I'm working with fellow assessment colleagues. It's not surprising, given recent trends. The 2016 AACU publication Recent Trends in General Education Design, Learning Outcomes, and Teaching Approaches reported more than 55 percent of their member institutions are prioritizing general education. Conversations about higher education are increasingly foc...
Developing Co-Curricular Paths from the Ground Up
Co-curricular experiences are intended to be an extension of the academic learning experience. Measuring and documenting that learning can be beneficial for students and program development. This session outlines a framework to help you strategize your approach to planning, building, and implementing a successful co-curricular program at your institution.