2004 PacPAIR Conference

Pacific Conference on Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research

June 4-7, 2004

Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Friday, June 4

3:00 6:00 PM: Registration

Presenters should place a few copies of session handouts on the registration table for conference attendees to review to determine which sessions they want to attend. The copies will be available for review throughout the conference.

7:00 9:00 PM: Opening Reception in Carnation

 

Saturday, June 5

7:00 8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast in Carnation

8:00 AM 12:00 Noon: Registration

Presenters should place a few copies of session handouts on the registration table for conference attendees to review to determine which sessions they want to attend. The copies will be available for review throughout the conference.

8:30 9:00 AM: Welcome/Conference Overview in Carnation

9:10 10:10 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 1 in Ilima: Best Practices System for Student Success, Accountability and Retention. Presenters: Gary Greer, University of Houston Downtown, and Sandy Holst, The College Board.

Session 2 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Embedding Assessment in Regularly Scheduled Assignments. Creating the Annual Implementation Plan (of the Departmental Strategic Plan) and Implementing the Embedded Assessment Process. Presenter: Larry Kelley, Bethel College, Tennessee.

(June 5 continued)

Session 3 in Plumeria: Getting Resources to Develop and Implement Department Level Assessment Plans. Presenter: Vicki S. Peden, California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

10:20 11:20 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 4 in Ilima: Effective Use of Institutional Data at the University of Houston Downtown A Placement Score Validity Study. Presenters: Gary Greer, University of Houston Downtown, and Sandy Holst, The College Board.

Session 5 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Embedding Assessment in Regularly Scheduled Assignments. Developing Reports of Assessment Findings/Actions Taken, Closing the Loop, and Creating Performance Assessment Rubrics. Presenter: Larry Kelley, Bethel College, Tennessee.

Session 6 in Plumeria: Building Community and Commonality through Assessment: A Writing Study Project in a Two-Year College. Presenters: Karla Brown and Carol Luvert, Hawkeye Community College.

11:30 AM 12:30 PM:

Concurrent Sessions

Session 7 in Ilima: Getting Customized Institutional Research and Assessment Data to Faculty: An Online Demonstration. Presenters: John Mahaffy and Serge Herzog, University of Nevada Reno.

Session 8 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Embedding Assessment in Regularly Scheduled Assignments. Hands-on Activities: Identify Student Learning Outcomes and Develop Related Assessment Plans and Performance Assessment Rubrics. Presenter: Larry Kelley, Bethel College, Tennessee.

Session 9 in Plumeria: Assessing Faculty Development in Higher Education. Presenter: Murali Krishnamurthi, Northern Illinois University.

12:30 1:30 PM: Lunch in Carnation

1:30 2:30 PM: Individual Session (if requested)

Session 10 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Embedding Assessment in Regularly Scheduled Assignments. Additional Hands-on Work.

 

Sunday, June 6

7:00 8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast in Carnation

8:00 9:00 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 11 in Ilima: Is This a Good Idea and Should We Keep Doing It? Assessing the Program Effectiveness of International Education at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Presenter: Barbara Cannell, Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Session 12 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Measuring Determinants of New Freshmen Retention: A Multinomial Enrollment Event Analysis. Presenter: Serge Herzog, University of Nevada Reno.

Session 13 in Plumeria: Enhancing Organizational Change to Improve General Education: Linking Curriculum Reform with Implementation for Learning Assessment. Presenter: Nancy Hedlund, Hawaii Pacific University.

9:10 10:10 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 14 in Ilima: Institutional Assessment: Synthesizing Assessment, Planning and Institutional Accountability. Presenter: Tamela Hawley, Prince Georges Community College.

Session 15 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Developing and Using a Curriculum Map to Optimize Assessment Results for Program Improvement. Presenter: John Mahaffy, University of Nevada Reno.

Session 16 in Plumeria: Ongoing Assessment in Educational Support Units A Case Study of Closing the Loop at a Student Health Center. Presenters: Danny Olsen and Rulon Barlow, Brigham Young University.

10:20 11:20 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 17 in Ilima: Assessment of Learning Outcomes: Over a Decade of Evolution. Presenter: Chris Ziegler, Kennesaw State University.

Session 18 in Plumeria: Assessing Student Learning Outcomes A Practical Model for Covering the Bases and Scoring Some Runs. Presenters: Danny Olsen and Ronald Terry, Brigham Young University.

11:30 AM 12:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 19 in Ilima: Fulfilling the Mission. Presenter: Linda Heiland, Central Arizona College.

(June 6 continued)

Session 20 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Interpreting Assessment Data. Presenters: Susan and Tim Hatfield, Winona State University.

Session 21 in Plumeria: Utilizing a Quality Improvement Process to Assess Program Effectiveness. Presenter: Evonne Carter, Milwaukee Area Technical College.

12:30 1:30 PM: Lunch in Carnation

 

Monday, June 7

7:00 8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast in Carnation

8:00 9:00 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 22 in Ilima: Dealing with Diversity in an Online Environment. Presenter: Linda Heiland, Central Arizona College.

Session 23 in Pakalana-Anthurium: The Winona Assessment Project. Presenters: Susan and Tim Hatfield, Winona State University.

Session 24 in Plumeria: Electronic Portfolio for Program Review. Presenter: James Hill, California State University Sacramento.

9:10 10:10 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 25 in Ilima: Writing and Measuring Learning Objectives. Presenters: Susan and Tim Hatfield, Winona State University.

Session 26 in Pakalana-Anthurium: Serving Two Masters: External (AACSB-International) and Internal (The University) Agents for Assurance of Learning. Presenters: Sally Wakefield and Craig Barnard, Northern Illinois University.

Session 27 in Plumeria: Where Have All Those Students Gone? A Methodology for Tracking Students. Presenter: Melanie Bell, National Student Clearinghouse.

10:20 11:20 AM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 28 in Ilima: Faculty Training in the Development of Student Learning Outcomes. Presenter: Linda Heiland, Central Arizona College.

Session 29 in Plumeria: Writing and Rewriting: Partners Sublime. Presenter: Elizabeth Metzger, University of South Florida.

(June 7 continued)

11:30 AM 12:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions

Session 30 in Ilima: Large Scale, Outcomes-based Assessment of Critical Thinking: Feeding Improvements in Teaching, Learning, Accountability and Accreditation. Presenter: William Condon, Washington State University.

Session 31 in Plumeria: Longitudinal Assessment of Factors Influencing Student Matriculation. Presenters: Daniel House, Beiling Xiao and Craig Barnard, Northern Illinois University.

12:30 1:30 PM: Closing Lunch in Carnation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

National Student Clearinghouse

ACCUPLACER, The College Board