Putting Analytics to Work:
Enhancing Institutional Productivity in the Age of Big Data
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
This workshop will introduce analytics, data visualization, and ready-access reporting tools through brief lectures and applied case studies to illustrate how a purposeful integration of these elements can lead to institutional improvement and higher student achievement. Workshop exercises will aid participants in supporting or leading their own institutional efforts to “close the loop.” Activities emphasize group discussion, problem-solving exercises, and customization of interactive online analytical reports to reflect participants’ institutional type and culture.
Aligning Assessment Work Across the Institution:
Using A Systems Approach to Promote Change
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
This workshop will examine a systems approach to assessment, helping participants reflect on how assessment can shape teaching improvement at various levels of the institution (individual, department, and institution). Participants will learn about what it looks like to align this work across levels to promote a tighter link between assessment and improved teaching and learning.