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Elevate 2019, July 14-16

* Schedule is subject to change


July 14, 2019

10:00am - 4:00pm

Analytics & Business Intelligence Institute, Lunch Included

*This institute requires advance registration and an additional fee to participate. Lunch is included.

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11:00am - 5:30pm

Conference Hub Open

11:00am - 8:00pm

Registration Open

1:00 - 4:30pm

General Pre-Conference Sessions

*These workshops require advance registration and an additional fee to participate.

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Utilizing Chalk & Wire for Authentic Assessment, and How to Train Faculty to Engage with Assessment Goals

This session will provide activities for assessment coordinators, accreditation liaisons, department/program chairs, system administrators and (success plan) project managers. These activities will provide attendees practical guidance to establish consistent language and links from learning outcomes to assessment instruments (rubrics) and instructions for the key assessments (assignments); develop a roadmap in Chalk & Wire to support authentic assessment to recreate this process on campus. Learn how to use Chalk & Wire’s ePortfolio toolset to make meaningful, authentic learning outcomes assessment success at your institution.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a current license for Chalk & Wire ePortfolio

Audience: Assessment coordinators, accreditation liaisons, department/program chairs, system administrators, (success plan) project managers

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Campus Labs Course Evaluations 101: (Re)Training for Site Administrators

This pre-conference workshop will engage Course Evaluations site administrators in an introductory, interactive training that reviews the ins and outs of the Course Evaluations product. Topics will include understanding how Core Data impacts your site, setup and configuration basics, setting up administrations, user roles and permissions, and faculty and student access. As a result of attending this workshop, attendees will be able to confidently navigate their Course Evaluations site, set up administrations, and communicate about Course Evaluations with stakeholders on campus.

Site administrators of any level of familiarity are welcome to attend, although this workshop will focus on covering the most basic elements of the course evaluations site, and therefore may be most beneficial for new site administrators.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a current license for Campus Labs Course Evaluations

Audience: Campus Labs Course Evaluations site administrators

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Train the Trainer: Helping Faculty Use Course Evaluations

This extended workshop will help to review the faculty experience and prepare you to train faculty members on how to use Course Evaluations. This interactive session will include: how to communicate with faculty, strategies you can share with faculty to help drive student responses, and teaching faculty how to use their reports. This training will give you the tools you need to deliver in-house faculty training with confidence.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a current license for Campus Labs Course Evaluations

Audience: Campus Labs Course Evaluations site administrators, others who assist with training

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

CoursEval 101: A Kickoff to Success

Are you a new CoursEval manager user? If so, this extended-length workshop for new CoursEval managers will provide attendees with foundational knowledge of the CoursEval platform and prepare you to participate in more advanced sessions later in the conference. Topics to be covered include data imports, question management, setting up standard surveys, using email communication, and reporting.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have an active CoursEval site and login credentials

Audience: New manager users of CoursEval

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Revisit, Rejuvenate, and Revitalize CoursEval

Does your installation of CoursEval need tidying up? If so, this pre-conference track is for you! This session will give you the tools needed to review your data, tidy up any issues, identify areas of process improvement and expand your knowledge and application of new features. You will be guided through the process by a Campus Labs CoursEval team member. You’ll also learn some tips, tricks, and best practices we’ve gathered from our other Member Campuses.

Prerequisite: Attendees must be a CoursEval campus with two or more years of usage/data

Audience: CoursEval Manager Users

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Reflect, Revisit, Reframe: Designing your Planning site with the End in Mind

Have you reached the end of your assessment cycle and find yourself needing to revamp your plans, templates, fields, and reports within the upgraded Planning module? Are you new to your role and hoping to understand and execute your institutional strategic plans, departmental, or unit plans within the Campus Labs framework? Would you like to maximize the newer tools available to you since the Planning upgrade? This session is for beginner and intermediate users of the Planning module who would like a hands-on approach to re-working or re-implementing the Planning Module with Campus Labs. Topics to be covered include adjusting site settings, adjusting plans/templates/fields, adding users, assigning permissions, and generating reports.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a license for Campus Labs Planning

Audience: Planning site administrators

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Setting the Foundation for Evidence of Outcomes Achievement: Preparing to Implement Campus Labs Outcomes

Are you ready to begin implementing the Campus Labs Outcomes tool to provide evidence of your campus’s outcomes achievement? This hands-on session will allow you to consider your specific campus goals and processes and outline a clear plan for your next steps to coordinate a successful implementation. We will review the functionality of the Outcomes tool, the pre-implementation requirements and considerations, and work through the site set-up decisions. After this session, you will be prepared to navigate the implementation of Outcomes.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a license for Campus Labs Outcomes

Audience: Campuses who are currently implementing the Outcomes tool or plan to do so within this year; this session is best for individuals coordinating the use of the Outcomes tool or serve as site administrators.

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Conducting Program Review Using CAS Standards

Twin goals of assessment are accountability and program improvement. The CAS Standards are an essential tool for performing evaluations on your campus and can help you meet both of those goals. In this interactive session, participants will learn and practice detailed steps to implementing CAS standards for program review. Through the use of case studies, individual and small group activities, individual advisement, and discussion, participants will learn how to prepare a unit or division for the program review process intended to foster substantive program improvement. Participants will leave with concrete action steps and tools for implementing a CAS program review on their own campus.

Prerequisite: None

Audience: Directors of Assessment or Institutional Effectiveness, Student Affairs leaders or professionals, anyone overseeing or involved in assessment planning/reporting processes on campus

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

1:00 - 4:30pm | Room TBD

Mastering Data Analysis and Collection with Baseline

Baseline is a multi-methodology assessment tool that is designed to collect, analyze, and share data across your institution. Within Baseline, you can not only design and implement survey instruments, but also analyze and report on pre-existing survey data, data collected from a SIS system, or results from national studies. Join this interactive session to learn about innovative data sharing and centralization practices that member campuses have developed to ensure they are continually making data-informed decisions. Participants of this session will have hands-on experience in developing formative assessment, rubrics, population panels, comparative reports, and national benchmarks.

Prerequisite: Attendees must have a license for Campus Labs Baseline

Audience: Baseline site administrators or staff responsible for managing assessment on campus

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


Casual Dinner Networking Event (optional)

Gather with fellow Elevate attendees for dinner and discourse in a casual setting. Pick your restaurant and time.

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