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Elevate 2019, July 14-16

* Schedule is subject to change

Monday

July 15, 2019

7:00am

Registration Open

8:00am - 5:00pm

Conference Hub Open

9:00 - 9:50am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Join us to kickoff Elevate! We’ll orient you to the conference experience and all the ways to participate in conference events, engage with your fellow attendees and the Campus Labs staff, and explore scenic Baltimore during your time here.

Presented By:
Annemieke Rice - Vice President of Campus Success, Campus Labs

10:00 - 10:50am

Concurrent Sessions

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

After Successful Implementation of New Course/Instructor Evaluations: What Happened Next?

So what happens after a successful implementation of new course and instructor evaluations? Can the improvements be maintained? We made dramatic changes to the course and instructor evaluation instrument and methods and even reached a consensus within the faculty regarding all the changes. Now in our second-year post-implementation - we have continued to measure and track the improvements. Come see what happened!

Presented By: Dr. Paulette Di Angi - Director of Institutional Effectiveness, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2018 Campus Labs Trailblazer

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Communication and Support are Key: Engagement of Stakeholders in the Implementation of Course Evaluations

We will discuss our concerted implementation and communication plans that led to highly favorable outcomes, including the evaluation of all classes in the first semester of adoption and a 92% response rate. Our plans included targeted just-in-time training sessions and open office hours, regular updates through various campus forums and news outlets, and celebration of successful outcomes. We believe that the actions and activities that we will describe are scalable to campuses of all size.

Presented By: Dr. Kristi Kneas - Dean for Academic Affairs & Faculty Development and Professor of Chemistry, Elizabethtown College, 2018 Campus Labs Rising Star
Jill Moore - Assistant to the Dean for Academic Affairs & Faculty Development, Elizabethtown College, 2018 Campus Labs Rising Star

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Fine Tune Your Faculty Evaluations: How to Mine Granular Data with the Campus Labs Response Export for More Detailed Analysis of Student Surveys

Can a mean score tell the full story of the class experience? As student populations diversify, can ratings from international students be merged with those from scholarship athletes? Is it informative to combine the scores of a 20-year-old and 50-year-old student? With the raw data export, we can take a granular look at how different demographics rate their classes and instructors. In one deep dive, we discovered that age does matter, but not always how you might think.

Presented By: Vince Darcangelo - FCQ Program Manager, University of Colorado Boulder

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Ideas to Frame and Capture Those HIP Experiences On Campus

We will examine the variety of programs and areas where an institution can add High Impact Practices (HIP) outcome overlays for students to demonstrate their best work. While participating in the identified HIP area, each student creates an ePortfolio. Within the HIP program activities, the student determines how/if the experiences meet an outcome. Each portfolio component also includes an element of reflection to connect the activity to the requirement.

Presented By: Tanya Williams - Assistant Director of Assessment, Hood College

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Launching Baseline in Student Affairs: How to Prepare Your Staff for Assessment Success

Baseline is an invaluable tool that will support the decentralization of data silos that commonly occur in Student Affairs. With Baseline, there is an opportunity to encourage cross-collaboration across your division. As with any tool, it takes a certain amount of training to wield it effectively. During this presentation, we will show you ways to use the tool with your staff, review common pitfalls and possible solutions to consider when implementing Baseline.

Presented By: Dr. Dayna Weintraub - Director of Student Affairs Research and Assessment, Rutgers - New Brunswick
Dr. Joan Collier - Associate Director of Research and Assessment in Residence Life, Rutgers - New Brunswick

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Nā Moʻolelo o Huaka'i Kauhale i Kaiʻike: Tales of a Small College Voyaging through a Sea of Data

One hot August day in 2018, Hawai‘i Community College’s faculty, staff, and administrators came together to dive deep into assessment using the Campus Labs Outcomes tool. These are the stories of their collective journey as they set a new course toward a campus culture of engaged, proactive, user-owned assessment.

Presented By: Dr. Reshela DuPuis - Institutional Assessment Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Hawai’i Community College

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

Storytelling and the Art of Data Visualization

So you’ve collected data and now need to conduct analysis, but where do you start and what do you need to consider when presenting data for consumption and use? In this session we will, (1) outline how to effectively analyze, interpret, and articulate results with visualizations (2) showcase visualizations crafted by Illinois Eastern Community Colleges and (3) highlight key visualization do’s and don’ts in higher education.

Presented By: Brandon Weger - Program Learning Director, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
Dr. Matthew Jackson - Enterprise Consultant, Campus Labs

10:00 - 10:50am | Room TBD

There and Back Again: An IE Office Tale of Demonstrating Improvement with Mature Data

We will showcase a successful and functional program level assessment model that uses mature program learning outcome assessment data to demonstrate improvement in residential and online programs. This model includes an assessment design that foresees a two-part action plan: documenting improvement plans and determining if improvement was attained. Two case studies will be provided to illustrate how this process works.

Presented By: Dr. Skip Kastroll - Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Liberty University

11:00 - 11:30am

Quick Trainings

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Baseline Reporting Tools

In this quick training session we will provide step-by-step instructions for using the reporting tools available within Baseline. We will learn how to create and customize graphs, apply filters to view subsets of data, and export reports. A demonstration of how to set up comparison reports of data across time, between groups or programs, or before and after an intervention will also be reviewed.

Presented By: Rohan Thakkar - Manager of Campus Adoption – Assessment, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Beyond Reporting: The Faculty Experience in Course Evaluations

This quick training will take you on a tour through the instructor experience within Course Evaluations. We will discuss why faculty should access this platform and the actions they can take, including how to monitor response rates, check course rosters, add additional custom questions, and more. If you are an instructor who wants a better understanding of the platform, a department or program overseer who supports instructors, or an administrator who is curious about the faculty user perspective—this training is for you!

Presented By: Aaron Odden - Campus Onboarding Consultant – Course Evaluations, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Follow the Recipe: Student Learning Visualizations in Insight

During this quick training session, we will provide you with a recipe card for building key metrics about student learning in Insight. We’ll teach you how to build impactful visualizations and explain why we chose the metrics we did. You’ll be able to take the Student Learning Recipe Card home with you to continue your work back on campus.

Presented By: Campus Labs Staff

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Communication Automation – Set It and Forget It

In this session we will showcase the automated participant email function. CoursEval Managers can use this tool to save time by eliminating the need to set up email announcements and reminders for survey participants.

Presented By: David Neiss - Director, Training and Development – CoursEval, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Instant Results: Canvas Integration for Outcomes

Achieve instant results with the Canvas Integration for Outcomes. In this quick training session, we will provide an overview of our new Canvas Integration which allows institutions to instantly aggregate course-level assessment data from Canvas into the Outcomes tool. This integration is of value for institutions who are looking to engage faculty in assessment in the LMS, while also looking to consume and make meaning of assessment data in Campus Labs.

Presented By: Hope Supernic - Manager, Campus Onboarding - Assessment, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Planning Intelligence: Progress Monitoring with Assessment Cycles

In this quick training session, we will highlight the newest feature in our Planning platform - Planning Intelligence: Assessment Cycles. This feature is designed to improve institutional assessment processes that will support best practices in continuous improvement. We’ll show you how to document expectations at each phase of the assessment cycle, as well as monitor progress towards completion.

Presented By: Sarah Anderson - Campus Adoption Consultant - Assessment, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Pulse of the Classroom: Feedback for Formative Assessment

For this quick training session, we will review the Course Evaluations Feedback tool and how it helps faculty gather formative feedback from students. We will walk through the seven-question instrument and view the three reporting options available to faculty members. We will also discuss how Feedback can help faculty better understand how confident their students feel about the material at any given moment in the classroom as well as throughout the term.

Presented By: Dr. Megan Segoshi - Campus Adoption Consultant – Course Evaluations, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

The Evolution of Assessment: Introducing Collective Review

Chalk & Wire’s newest offering solves your large-scale direct assessment challenges through streamlined work sample collection, random sampling and juried assessment options. Join us to see how Collective Review supports continuous improvement as you learn more than ever before about student learning at your institution.

Presented By: Darcy Wither - Product Manager – Chalk & Wire, Campus Labs

11:00 - 11:30am | Room TBD

Tips to Fast-Track Placements Set-up in Chalk & Wire’s Experiential Learning

Are you ready to start using Experiential Learning in your Chalk & Wire site? Maybe you’re an experienced user and want to make sure you are getting the most out of the tool. Attend this session to learn ways to fast-track the set-up of Experiential Learning or refine your current process.

Presented By: Michelle Morrissey - Director, Campus Success - Chalk & Wire, Campus Labs

11:30am - 1:00pm

Luncheon & Product Presentation

Join us for lunch and an exciting presentation about the vision of the Campus Labs platform.

Presented By:
Dr. JD White - Vice President of Product Management, Campus Labs

1:00 - 1:50pm

Concurrent Sessions

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Analytics and the Student Learning Data Set Panel: Unearthing the Why Behind One of Our Most Underutilized Resources

There is an alchemy to student learning. The core of higher education involves using data to tell a holistic story of the student experience, but it can be elusive. Panelists will share insights on how they cultivate this skill set in settings that include system-wide applications, co-curricular initiatives, abide by Land Grant requirements, and focus on topics such as enrollment management and improving retention. Discover lessons learned around analytic and assessment best practice and the importance of data governance. We will conclude with a call to action for higher education professionals to ethically put students at the core of their analytic initiatives and will share resources for beginning this process on campus.

Presented By: Kayla Steele Payne - Director of Assessment, Planning, and Accreditation for the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences, Clemson University
Dr. Kristin Walker - Director of Assessment for the Division of Student Affairs, Clemson University
Brandon Weger - Program Learning Director, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
Dr. Andrew Dunham - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar, Albion College
Dr. Jennifer Schiller - Enterprise Consultant, Campus Labs

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Assessing Mission: A Longitudinal Study of Cross-Cultural Engagement and Mission Integration

This session will provide an overview of Mercyhurst University’s mission-focused programming model. This model is centered on the idea that learning through real-world, personal engagement enables students to apply academic knowledge and skills in developing critical insight about themselves and others, their mission, and civic responsibility. This session will share information that will allow others to take on the task of measuring mission. We’ll also highlight how they have efficiently and effectively managed student participation, assessment, and engagement using the Chalk & Wire platform.

Presented By: Dr. Dyan Jones - Associate Provost, Mercyhurst University, 2018 Campus Labs Trailblazer

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Beyond Evaluation: Transforming Data into Visual Stories for your Institution

Transition to online course evaluations provides institutions with valuable data beyond survey results. These data, including response rates and timing of evaluation completion, inform departments and college efforts to increase student participation in course evaluations. Turning data into visual aids can save time and identify institutional trends. In this session, we’ll review how to locate these data and share them in compelling data stories and visualizations.

Presented By: Sean Krueger - Coordinator of Course Evaluations, University of Rhode Island

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Building Digital Badge Programs

Assessment and recognition of competencies through digital badging is a hot trend in education. Wondering how you can incorporate this practice into your new or existing learner programs? This session will include a primer on badge technology, implementation tips for learning and developmental programs mindful of equity and access, and recommendations for badge visual design.

Presented By: Chris Husser - Director of Product Management, Campus Labs

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Chalk & Wire: A Renaissance in a College of Education

This session will share strategic changes in the assessment culture of the Tift College of Education made possible by the transition to Chalk & Wire, a highly-integrated and easily-accessible ePortfolio system. This session will feature a demonstration of the Chalk & Wire platform as used by Mercer University.

Presented By: Dr. Caroline Young - Associate Director of Assessment, Mercer University
Kristin Doss - Associate Director of Field Placement, Mercer University

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations: Can Recognizing Biases Serve as a Step in Addressing Biases?

With growing concern about bias in course evaluations and the campus-wide implementation of CoursEval on the Appalachian State campus, a proposal was made to attempt a study of gender bias in evaluations. Using courses from the Dept. of Government & Justice Studies, Dr. Phillip Ardoin and Dr. Ellen Key developed the study and worked with Institutional Effectiveness to carry it out. Join us as we share their methods, results, and future plans.

Presented By: Vivian Thompson - Assessment Coordinator, Appalachian State University
Dr. Phillip Ardoin - Professor & Chair, Department of Government & Justice Studies, Appalachian State University

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

The Chore List Of Institutional Effectiveness

“Alexa, call everyone who hasn’t turned in their annual report!” If you had a personal, electronic concierge to help you do your job, what kinds of tasks would you enlist her to help you with?

Presented By: Emily-Rose Barry - Senior Product Manager - Improvement & Accountability, Campus Labs
Brandon Faunce - Development Manager, Campus Labs
Matthew Wetter - User Interface Designer, Campus Labs
Michael Rohan - Senior User Interface Designer, Campus Labs

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

The Institutional Effectiveness Officer’s Guide to CAS

Institutional effectiveness professionals have familiarity with accreditation standards, both regional and specialized. Did you know that there are standards for student services and administrative units? Join this session to hear about how you can use the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) resources to get a leg up on administrative and co-curricular program review, quality assurance, and learning outcomes assessment. We’ll highlight campus success stories as well as the newest resources developed by CAS.

Presented By: Dr. Jen Wells - Editor, Council for the Advancement of Standards

1:00 - 1:50pm | Room TBD

Three Ways Your Evaluation Process is Killing Faculty Morale

Attend this session to learn three key ways that many faculty evaluation systems not only fail to evaluate faculty effectively, but work to dampen faculty enthusiasm for their work–particularly instruction.

Presented By: Dr. Jake Glover - Senior Education Officer and Director of Client Resources, IDEA

2:00 - 2:50pm

Concurrent Sessions

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Campus Labs Planning: A Triumph for Institutional Effectiveness Compliance

Institutional effectiveness is most successful when there is integrated campus involvement, specificity, sustainability, and a mechanism to collect and store data for institutional memory. In this presentation, Tennessee Technological University will share its process of a redesign for institutional effectiveness (IE) utilizing the Campus Labs Planning System that led to full compliance in all IE standards and requirements, and reaffirmation of accreditation by the SACSCOC.

Presented By: Dr. Theresa Ennis - Director of University Assessment and Effectiveness, Tennessee Technological University, 2018 Campus Labs Champion & 2017 Campus Labs All Star

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Core Insights: AAC&U Value Rubrics Within a Liberal Arts Education

Too often, we live in a sea of data with little direction on how to use that data for meaningful change on campus. In this session, we explore how to effectively interpret and use data for improvement and change. Specifically, we explore how Albion leveraged the AAC&U VALUE rubric data to better understand the needs of their students taking part in their core/general education curriculum. We will advocate for and share tips on how to design analytics efforts with use of results in mind.

Presented By: Dr. Andrew Dunham - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar, Albion College
Dr. Jennifer Schiller - Enterprise Consultant, Campus Labs

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Elevating a Culture of Evidence: Rising-up to Meet Accountability and Improvement Pressures

How does your team handle accountability demands while also coordinating strategies that drive continuous improvement? UMass Boston’s Division of Student Affairs is approaching accountability and improvement by elevating their assessment culture and moving towards a culture of evidence. Attendees of this session will learn about UMass Boston’s journey towards developing a culture of evidence, how they integrated the Campus Labs Student Affairs Assessment Solution into their work and provide attendees an opportunity to reflect on their culture of evidence at their respective institutions.

Presented By: Michael Metzger - Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2018 Campus Labs Rising Star

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Engaging Student Feedback for Guidance: A Pilot Study Using CoursEval for Formative Feedback

In an effort to encourage faculty to engage students in active and experiential learning, interested faculty selected a focus course where they integrated a new teaching technique or experience aimed at helping students achieve deeper understanding of concepts and material. Using the CoursEval tool, students provided formative feedback throughout the semester, allowing faculty to modify experiences to better serve students in achieving course outcomes. Preliminary results are encouraging.

Presented By: Dr. David Brightsman - Dean, College of Professional Studies, Wisconsin Lutheran College

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Peer Feedback Process for Chalk & Wire ePortfolios

Are you using Chalk & Wire portfolio to its fullest potential? Have you considered engaging students in a peer feedback process to improve portfolios? This session will explore an approach to building an ePortfolio that allows for peer assessments of student portfolios. In addition, we will examine the process of building a portfolio platform that allows for student choice. We will also explore best practices for students to create substantive and visually appealing portfolios on Chalk & Wire.

Presented By: Angela Marocco - Program Manager, School of Education, University of Michigan

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Qualitative Analysis of Course Evaluations

If you could instantly analyze all of your qualitative evaluation data, what would you want to know or see? If you already spend time doing text analysis and find it valuable; how do you do it, what are you attempting to find, and who do you share it with?

Presented By: Chris Husser - Director of Product Management, Campus Labs
Jon Donaldson - Development Manager, Campus Labs

2:00 - 2:50pm | Room TBD

Using the Course Evaluations Feedback Tool for Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is a powerful tool in the engagement of our students, and when used effectively, can improve teaching and learning. In this session, the College of Southern Maryland will share how they use the Feedback tool in Campus Labs Course Evaluations for formative purposes during the term in concert with use of the Diagnostic instrument for summative assessment at the end of the semester.

Presented By: Cami Cooley - Director of Academic Planning and Assessment, College of Southern Maryland

2:50 - 3:20pm

Snack Break

3:20 - 3:50pm

Quick Trainings

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Baseline Self-Service Builder

In this quick training, we’ll show you how to build your own surveys in Baseline. Participants are encouraged to follow along as we provide step-by-step instructions for adding different question types, question options, customized display rules, and skip logic.

Presented By: Rohan Thakkar - Manager of Campus Adoption – Assessment, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Follow the Recipe: Retention & Student Success Metrics Visualizations in Insight

During this quick training session, we will provide you with a recipe card for building key metrics about retention and student success in Insight. We’ll teach you how to build impactful visualizations and also explain why we chose the metrics we did. You’ll be able to take the Student Learning Recipe Card home with you to continue your work back on campus.

Presented By: Campus Labs Staff

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Building Reports in Planning

This quick training session will highlight the robust reporting tool within Planning. We will review a variety of report types that you can generate by walking through the configuration steps within the report builder.

Presented By: Sarah Anderson - Campus Adoption Consultant - Assessment, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Connections for Outcomes

This quick training session will highlight the process of creating connections in the Outcomes tool. The connections functionality allows an institution to aggregate assessment data, as well as develop a curriculum map.

Presented By: Hope Supernic - Manager, Campus Onboarding - Assessment, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Generating Common and Uncommon Reports to Answer Questions About Student Learning with Chalk & Wire’s Results Analytics

Do you have lots of assessment data and now aren’t sure what to do with it? Does the Results Analytics feature leave you wondering where to start? Attend this session to get your feet wet in Chalk & Wire’s reporting tool; take your current knowledge to a deeper level.

Presented By: Michelle Morrissey - Director, Campus Success - Chalk & Wire, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Guide & Recognize 21st Century Skill Development with Campus Labs Skills & Achievement

Come learn about the newest addition to the Campus Labs product suite—a brand new tool focused on student competencies, showcasing achievement, and more! You’ll get a sneak-peek at the platform and its capabilities, as well as have an opportunity for direct Q&A and discussion of its potential with both Campus Labs product development leadership and your colleagues from other Member Campuses.

Presented By: Chris Husser - Director of Product Management, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

It’s All in the Format: Using Data Export Functions in CoursEval

This quick training session will review ways that data can be exported out of CoursEval. We will walk through mass PDF generation, survey exports, and longitudinal exports. We will also share best practices to help you maximize the impact of your data.

Presented By: Michele Borucki - Senior Director, Training and Development – CoursEval, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

The Evolution of Assessment: Introducing Collective Review

Chalk & Wire’s newest offering solves your large-scale direct assessment challenges through streamlined work sample collection, random sampling and juried assessment options. Join us to see how Collective Review supports continuous improvement as you learn more than ever before about student learning at your institution.

Presented By: Darcy Wither - Product Manager – Chalk & Wire, Campus Labs

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Stress Test Your Evaluation Process

In this session we will explore and apply ways IDEA leverages forty years of experience to help schools improve the most troubling areas of an evaluation process.

Presented By: Dr. Jake Glover - Senior Education Officer and Director of Client Resources, IDEA

3:20 - 3:50pm | Room TBD

Thinking Outside the Org. Chart: Leveraging Attributes and Custom Questions

This quick training session will focus on how Attributes may be leveraged throughout your course evaluations process. Examples of how member campuses have utilized Attributes and Organizational Unit custom questions will be shared. We will also review frequently asked questions regarding the use of Attributes and discuss whether Attributes and/or custom questions might serve your campus process.

Presented By: Aaron Odden - Campus Onboarding Consultant – Course Evaluations, Campus Labs

4:00 - 5:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik

Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik will speak about the innovative ways translational neuroscience can be used to improve student learning and well-being.

6:30 - 9:30pm

Dinner Cruise on the Spirit of Baltimore

Hit the high seas on our Fun Night Out! Join Campus Labs and colleagues for this social event, as we set sail from Baltimore harbor and enjoy dinner, dancing, cocktails and conversation.


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