Assessment in Higher Education: Enhancing Institutional Excellence
University of Florida Emerson Alumni Hall
April 5, 2019
- Registration link: 2019 UF Assessment Conference
- Hotel Reservations - Our room block is full. You may call the AC Hotel directtly at (352) 792-1151 to make a reservation at the regular rate. We also recommend the Hampton Inn & Suites downtown, 101 SE 1st Ave., (352)-240-9300, 1.6 mjiles from the Emerson Alumni Hall.
- Methodologies. What assessment methods and practices are most successful for the assessment of student achievement and skill across diverse programs?
- Diversity. What assessment methods and practices are most effective for working with diverse students?
- Data analysis and use. In what ways are assessment data analyzed to yield meaningful information in different institutional contexts and disciplines? In what ways are higher education professionals using assessment data effectively to improve teaching, learning and the student experience?
- Evaluation. What forms, tools, or processes are used to assess and/or evaluate program and institutional excellence?
- Validity, reliability, and fairness. In what ways are validity, reliability, and fairness addressed in higher education assessment practices and processes?
- Ethical obligations. How do higher education professionals ensure that the ethical obligations of assessment (integrity, honesty, confidentiality/privacy, objectivity, and fairness) are met?
- Unintended consequences. What unforeseen and unplanned outcomes of assessment and evaluation have been observed? How are these identified and managed?
8:00am-8:45am - Breakfast and Conversation - Ballroom
Dr. Kent Fuchs, President, University of Florida
Dr. Timothy S. Brophy, Professor and Director, Institutional Assessment
|9am-10:45am||KEYNOTE: Initiating Assessment Partnerships: CoLAB Planning Series® Workshops||Laura I. Spears, Bess de Farber||Ballroom|
|10:45-11:00 - Ballroom reset|
|11am-11:45am||The Impact of an Assessment Certificate on Faculty Perception and Knowledge||Katherine Perez, Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo, Eilyn Sanabria, Suzanne Lebin||Ballroom 2|
|Using Predictive Analytics in an Ethical, Meaningful Way||Will Miller||Ballroom 3|
|Linking Program Assessment to Institutional Goals and Strategic Planning||Patrice Lancey, Liz Grauerholz, Kristen Couper Schellhase, Cory Watkins||Warrington|
|Student Feedback on Online Course Design: Going beyond traditional faculty evaluations to gather a more comprehensive view of the student experience and preferences||Heather Maness and Allyson Haskell||Classroom|
|12:00noon-1:00pm - LUNCH (provided) - Ballrooms|
|1:15pm-2:00pm||Creating diagnostic assessments: Automated distractor generation with integrity||Darryl Chamberlain Jr.||Ballroom 2|
Working with Faculty to Improve Pedagogy and Student Success
|Creating Effective Skills Instruction & Assessment||Taryn Marks & Christopher Vallandingham||Warrington|
|Integrating General Education and Academic Program Assessment: A World Cafe Discussion||Kyna Betancourt, Christopher Combie||Classroom|
|2:30pm-3:15pm||Assessment Considerations for Internship Programs in a Time of Social Justice Expectations||Laurie N. Taylor||Ballroom 2|
|How to better assess the effectiveness and impact of their student experience||Adam Griff, Director, and Maggie Walsh, Strategist, Brightspot Strategy||Ballroom 3|
|Using Administrative Data to Support Program Review and Assessment||Mariajose Romero PhD||Warrington|
|Simulation-based Assessment Identifies Longitudinal Changes In Cognitive Performance In UF Anesthesiology Residency Training Program||A Sidi, MD||Classroom|
|3:15pm-4:00pm - Ballroom reset|
|3:30pm-4:30pm||CLOSING SESSION: Student Panel: Excellence in Assessment - The Student's Perspective||Moderator: Timothy S. Brophy||Ballroom|