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WMU Assessment in Action Day Conference

March 21, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Fetzer Center

WELCOME! We invite you to join us for the 5th annual WMU Assessment in Action Day Conference on Friday, March 21. The WMU AIA Day conference is a one-day event where faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants who may be new to outcomes assessment can come and learn fundamental knowledge about the field, but it is also a place where those who have worked as leaders in outcomes assessment can come and extend their knowledge and skills.

Who should attend the conference

The WMU AIA Day conference is for all faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants. We understand that you might not be available to attend the entire conference so participants are encouraged to feel free to come and go as their schedules permit.

What to expect at WMU AIA Day

Learning opportunities on various assessment topics for both academic and student supports units including:

  • Writing effective student learning outcomes
  • Moving beyond satisfaction and designing assessments for learning and other outcomes for co-curricular areas
  • Advice for assessing graduate student learning
  • Tools for assessment that you might not know about
  • A discussion on the big picture of how assessment, accreditation and compliance fit together at WMU
  • How graduate students can be utilized to help with assessment projects
  • A resource room to bring assessment-related questions, learn about TracDat and iWebfolio and more!

For a complete list of session descriptions, click here.

When and where

The conference will take place on Friday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fetzer Center. Registration and check-in will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

How to attend the conference

The conference schedule is flexible so please feel free to come and go as your schedule permits. But if you plan to attend the conference luncheon, registration is required. Click here to register. (You will need to log in with your Bronco NetID and password. Then scroll to the middle of the page to find WMU Assessment in Action Day 2014 to register.)

Conference Schedule

Time/Duration Event
8:30-9:00 a.m. Check-in/Registration

9:00-9:45 a.m.

Plenary Session and awarding of the University Assessment Steering Committee Assessment Excellence Awards for 2014

10:00-10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 1
11:00-11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 2
12:00-1:00 p.m. Luncheon, Dessert and Poster Session: Assessment Fellows will present their assessment work
1:15-2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 3
2:15-3:00 p.m. Town Hall Meeting

 

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For questions, please contact:
Karen Stokes Chapo, Assessment Programs Specialist
Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies
B-109 Henry Hall
Mail Stop: 5253
Phone: 387-3867
E-mail: karen.stokeschapo@wmich.edu

 

Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies
B-124 Henry Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5253 USA
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