Power of Effective Assessment Provide the answers to accountability questions Guide decisions and changes within programs and the unit Enhance the learning process
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Support from Leadership … the key to creating and sustaining buy in
Assessment Coordinator is presented as a resource for faculty in the NCATE process: Associate Dean is the NCATE Coordinator, and holds ultimate responsibility for accreditation process. Holds faculty accountability tasks or deadlines. Dean, Associate Dean, and Assessment Coordinator form the SOEs NCATE triangle. Meet regularly to remain in clear communication on the accreditation process. Positions: Roles and Interaction
Expectations for Spring 2008 1. Incorporate conceptual framework standards into spring syllabi. 2. Identify core assessments for each program area. Definition of core assessment: -- an assessment of 8 Conceptual Framework standards (All SOE programs) -- an assessment which EVERY student experiences across his/her program -- an assessment of SPA standards (SPA programs only) 3.Align core assessments and corresponding rubrics to CF and/or SPA standards. Post at least ONE assessment and corresponding rubric from each spring 2008 course to LiveText. Note: Faculty will have the opportunity to do this during Jan. 9 LiveText workshop (1-2 pm, Rm. 201, 25EP). Score assessments in LiveText.
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Why is Change Management Important? Organize transition to new tools Increase productivity, adoption, and satisfaction Achieve the highest return on investments A McKinsey study showed a significantly higher ROI 108% difference for projects with excellent vs. poor or no change management
Communicating for Success (ROI) Marketing No one method Its multi-faceted Web Video Email Orientations Ongoing A common language and ability to respond to FAQ
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Integration with LMS Moodle We provide Single Sign-On Technology for Moodle 1.9 and 2.0, making access to LiveText seamless and easy. Blackboard® Authentication technology is considered a focal point in our ability to provide true enterprise software. In partnering with Blackboard®, we provide Single Sign-On Technology for Blackboard 9.1 SP4+ and 8.x. Desire2Learn® We provide Single Sign-On Technology for Desire2Learn®, making access to LiveText seamless and easy.