Presentation on theme: "VULII QUALITY ASSURANCE INSTITUTE KATHRYN MOHRMAN, JEFF GOSS, KATIE GINDER, & SHELLY POTTS ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY 1."— Presentation transcript:
VULII QUALITY ASSURANCE INSTITUTE KATHRYN MOHRMAN, JEFF GOSS, KATIE GINDER, & SHELLY POTTS ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY 1
Welcome and Introductions Introduction to VULII Importance of Quality Assurance in Higher Education Preview of QA Institute Activities “Housekeeping” items General Questions Pre-Institute Survey
Vocational and University Leadership Innovation Institute (VULII)
What is VULII? Three-year grant from USAID – Money from Intel and other corporations – Your institution is also investing its own funds HEEAP—focus on faculty VULII—focus on institutional transformation – rectors, vice rectors and deans Emphasis on strategic planning and data analytics YOU ARE ESSENTIAL FOR SUCCESS!
What do we mean by quality? Comprehensive, institution-specific strategic plans with detailed goals, objectives, and metrics Ongoing, measurable progress toward implementation of an institution’s strategic plan Hiring top candidates & providing ongoing professional development Production of quality graduates in high demand by employers
Why focus on quality assurance? Shift to data-driven planning and decision-making Focus on “collection and use” of data rather than merely on “collection and reporting” Institutions need timely, accurate, and accessible trend data presented in ways that facilitate discussions, and inform planning and decision-making
What can we do with institutional data? Gauge progress on KPI’s over time Make comparisons between units Demonstrate value- added by programs and services Direct and/or inform resource allocations Make key decisions Answer questions and report to constituents Produce accurate & accessible trend data to...
Campus QA Director Roles Facilitate critical examination of institutional systems, practices, challenges, and opportunities Support transformation of institutional QA systems and practices Acquire new knowledge and skills Share knowledge, skills, ideas, and resources with campus colleagues Develop expanded QA capacities of institution staff modern data collection, analysis, and reporting processes aligned with KPIs data resources and analytical tools in support of the institution’s strategic plan Facilitate development of…
3 Year Overview of VULII Quality Assurance Institute Year 3: Continue to expand staff capacity for new roles Implement QA strategies and systems Share strategies and best practices Year 2: Continue to expand staff capacity for planning and executing robust QA systems Design and begin to implement QA change plans Attend AIR conference Year 1: Expose to model systems, structures, roles, and functions Build staff capacity -- knowledge and skills Conduct needs assessment Prepare QA staff for new roles and responsibilities in research, evaluation, and planning. Design & implement modern QA strategies and systems
VULII Quality Assurance Institute: Week at a Glance 2/25/2013 (Monday)2/26/2013 (Tuesday)2/27/2013 (Wednesday)2/28/2013 (Thursday)3/1/2013 (Friday) 8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome and IntroductionsDeveloping SMART objectives UOEEE Tour Student Testing and Exam Scanning Designing Survey items 8:30 - 9:00 am 9:00 - 9:30 amPre-QA Institute Survey Accreditation Data Analytics -- Networking 9: :00 am Data Analytics Travel to ISTB 4 College of Technology & Innovation 10: :30 amBreakbreak 10: :00 amBreak (10: :45 am) University Office of Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness break Course evaluations 11: :30 amBreak Academic Program Review College of Technology & Innovation 11: :00QA Institute Paperwork QA Needs Assessments 12: :30 pm Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 pm 1:00 - 1:30 pmTravel to IA Determining Performance Criteria Colleges of Business & Nursing/Healthcare Innovation Linking KPIs with data collection methods, processes, sources Data analysis and reporting 1:30 - 2:00 pm University Office of Institutional Analysis 2:00 - 2:30 pm College of Engineering Work on QA Needs Assessments 2:30 - 3:00 pm Break 3:00 - 3:30 pmWalk to Stdnt. Svcs. Institutional Data usage Break 3:30 - 4:00 pm Campus TourBreak University and Program Assessment Wrap up & final paperwork 4:00 - 4:30 pm 4:30 - 5:00 pmPassport Certification Building the Bridge Between QA and VULII Goals Closing remarks Wrap up; Q&APost-Workshop Survey 5:00 PMAdjourn 5:30 – 7:00 pm Closing Dinner
Institutional and Specialized Accreditation (2/26) Academic Program Review (2/26) Building the Bridge Between QA and VULII (2/26) QA Needs Assessment (2/27, 3/1) Institutional Review & Quality Assurance Processes Data Analytics (2/25, 3/1) Institutional Analysis (2/25) Developing SMART Objectives (2/26) Determining Performance Criteria (2/26) Student Testing and Exam Scanning (2/28) Linking KPIs with Data Collection Methods, Processes, & Sources (2/28) University & Program Assessment (2/28) Designing Survey Items (3/1) Data Analysis & Reporting (3/1) Course Evaluations (3/1) Collecting, Processing, Analyzing, and Reporting Data Data Analytics (2/25, 3/1) Institutional Data Usage (2/27) Networking with University Technology Office (3/1) Using Data for Institutional Planning, Decision-making, and Official Reporting Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (2/26) W.P. Carey School of Business; College of Nursing and Health Innovation (2/27) College of Technology & Innovation (2/28) College/School Highlights
Special Activities ASU Tempe campus tour Office Visits Office of Institutional Analysis Office of Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness Dinner at Com Tam Thuan Kieu Restaurant