Events

The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

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Call for Proposals: 7th Annual Drexel University Assessment Conference
Call for Proposals: 7th Annual Drexel University Assessment Conference
Jun 1 all-day
The conference theme for this year is “Challenge Accepted. Moving Beyond the Institutional Status Quo.” This conference builds on the success of the first six years, having gathered over 2300+ higher education faculty and administrators from... Read more »
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Remote Learning Experience – AAC&U 2020 Institute on General Education and Assessment
Remote Learning Experience – AAC&U 2020 Institute on General Education and Assessment
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day
The Institute on General Education and Assessment (IGEA) provides campus teams with opportunities to refine and advance general education programs and their assessment. The Institute conveys a deep and abiding commitment to ensuring that access... Read more »
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Washington and Jefferson College Summer Workshop – Administrative Assessment
Washington and Jefferson College Summer Workshop – Administrative Assessment @ Washington and Jefferson College
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
This summer workshop will focus on developing and revising an effective administrative assessment plan, and participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to implement an administrative assessment plan. The workshop will address... Read more »
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ANNY Webinar: Engaging Faculty in Assessment through Collaboration and Facilitation 10:00 am
ANNY Webinar: Engaging Faculty in Assessment through Collaboration and Facilitation
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Faculty engagement is critical in maintaining meaningful student learning outcomes assessment; yet facilitating collaborative and often difficult conversations does not always come easily to faculty serving in leadership roles. In an effort to build capacity,... Read more »
C-BEN Webinar: Guaranteed Competent: Creating Competency-Based Assessments to Accurately Measure Performance-Based Demonstrations of Competence! 1:00 pm
C-BEN Webinar: Guaranteed Competent: Creating Competency-Based Assessments to Accurately Measure Performance-Based Demonstrations of Competence!
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In this workshop, participants will learn the key features of competency-based assessment methods. After reviewing the assessment requirements in C-BEN’s Quality Framework for CBE Programs, participants will learn how to craft an overarching assessment strategy designed... Read more »
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2020 Fast Track to Success Virtual Conference
2020 Fast Track to Success Virtual Conference
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
The Fast Track to Success Project invites you to the fourth annual conference on innovation in higher education. This conference will provide a forum for sharing lessons-learned, strategies, outlooks, data, pedagogy, and design elements of... Read more »
AALHE VIRTUAL Tenth Annual Assessment Conference
AALHE VIRTUAL Tenth Annual Assessment Conference
Jun 8 – Jun 11 all-day
The annual AALHE conference is moving online to provide current information on how to engage in assessments from the classroom to accreditation processes. Over the past 10 years it has consistently been heralded as the... Read more »
ANNY Webinar: Shared Governance + Shared Competencies = A Shared Vision for Student Success 1:00 pm
ANNY Webinar: Shared Governance + Shared Competencies = A Shared Vision for Student Success
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
True Collaboration among faculty, staff, and administrators is note easy; however, it is necessary and possible to achieve shared learning goals. Session participants will learn about an R1 institution’s journey to identify and implement a... Read more »
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Cancelled – Campus Labs Elevate 2020
Cancelled – Campus Labs Elevate 2020
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day
Campus Labs invites you to bring your campus team and get together with like-minded colleagues, enjoy a variety of speakers and take part in countless networking opportunities and sessions including teaching and learning, course evaluations,... Read more »
NEean Webinar: Enliven Virtual Classrooms with Simple Tools to Promote Learning and Check on Student Progress 10:00 am
NEean Webinar: Enliven Virtual Classrooms with Simple Tools to Promote Learning and Check on Student Progress
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual synchronous classrooms present new challenges for teaching and learning – as one faculty member put it to us recently, “the usual bag of tricks doesn’t work so well.”  In this session the presenters will... Read more »
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Assessment by Design Workshop
Assessment by Design Workshop
Jun 12 all-day
Join Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas this summer, as they will offer opportunities to participate in the Assessment by Design workshop. This workshop guides participants through the Cycle of Assessment with a... Read more »
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Cancelled: Watermark Engage 2020
Cancelled: Watermark Engage 2020
Jun 16 – Jun 19 all-day
Engage is THE place to gain insight and inspiration from thought leaders in higher education and beyond as well as your university peers across the country and globe. At Engage, you’ll experience invaluable sessions and... Read more »
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NEean Webinar: Develop Rubrics to Communicate Expectations; A Part of the NEean Webinar Series 10:00 am
NEean Webinar: Develop Rubrics to Communicate Expectations; A Part of the NEean Webinar Series
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Rubrics can be powerful tools to explain and communicate expectations about assignments and outcomes to students and instructors. They can also contribute to more efficient evaluation of student achievement, both in terms of institutional outcomes... Read more »
ACPA Webinar: Equity-minded assessment for student success during (and beyond) COVID-19 1:00 pm
ACPA Webinar: Equity-minded assessment for student success during (and beyond) COVID-19
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Due to COVID-19, most campuses are delivering learning and student services at a distance and staff and faculty are working remotely. While this has been a shift for all students, the data shows that certain... Read more »
ANNY Webinar: Standards Based Electronic E-Portfolios 1:00 pm
ANNY Webinar: Standards Based Electronic E-Portfolios
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Students in the School of Education at St. Bonaventure University will present the product as well as the process in developing electronic portfolios that are designed to demonstrate their achievement in a variety of professional... Read more »
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ANNY Webinar: SUNY Council on Assessment (SCoA): System Collaboration to Promote Assessment and Continuous Improvement 12:00 pm
ANNY Webinar: SUNY Council on Assessment (SCoA): System Collaboration to Promote Assessment and Continuous Improvement
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this session, the SUNY Council on Assessment leadership team will describe the resources and supports provided to SUNY campuses.  Participants will learn how to access SCoA resources and expertise, how to register for SCoA events/certificate... Read more »
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Cancelled – 2020 HEDS Annual Conference
Cancelled – 2020 HEDS Annual Conference
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
The Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS) welcomes and encourages attendees from all colleges and universities and anyone who is working with evidence to improve student learning, inclusive excellence, and student success. We will share, discuss, and explore... Read more »
Virtual Immersive Learning Research Network 2020 Conference
Virtual Immersive Learning Research Network 2020 Conference
Jun 21 – Jun 25 all-day
The iLRN connects educators, developers, and researchers to work together on developing the scientific, technical, and applied potential of immersive learning.  Now in its sixth year, the iRLN annual conference will be an innovative and interactive... Read more »
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2020 Virtual Student Affairs Assessment Institute
2020 Virtual Student Affairs Assessment Institute
Jun 23 – Jun 26 all-day
The 2020 Student Affairs Assessment Institute is going virtual! Sponsored by ACPA’s Commission for Assessment and Evaluation, the Assessment Institute provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for... Read more »
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NEean Webinar: Design Assignments that Promote Academic Integrity in Online Environments; A Part of the NEean Webinar Series 10:00 am
NEean Webinar: Design Assignments that Promote Academic Integrity in Online Environments; A Part of the NEean Webinar Series
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Many traditional high stakes assessments, such as timed final exams, translate poorly to online learning, and many instructors remain justifiably concerned about academic integrity. Are you: Making (or contemplating) changes to how you assess learning?... Read more »
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Cancelled – 2020 International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education
Cancelled – 2020 International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day
The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis invites you to attend their global event, the International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education.  This smaller, more intimate gathering will be held in Berlin, Germany, June 25-27, 2020.... Read more »
AIR Webinar: National Research Collaborative on CBE/L – The Evolving Role of Faculty in CBE Programs: Considerations for Research 2:00 pm
AIR Webinar: National Research Collaborative on CBE/L – The Evolving Role of Faculty in CBE Programs: Considerations for Research
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The postsecondary CBE research team at American Institutes for Research is excited to announce the third National Research Collaborative on Competency-Based Education & Learning webinar: The Evolving Role of Faculty in CBE Programs: Considerations for... Read more »
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10 Upcoming Events and Programs

Jun
2
Tue
Remote Learning Experience – AAC&U 2020 Institute on General Education and Assessment
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day

The Institute on General Education and Assessment (IGEA) provides campus teams with opportunities to refine and advance general education programs and their assessment. The Institute conveys a deep and abiding commitment to ensuring that access to excellence in higher education is available to all students, striving towards a vision of education that is energized by students’ multiple and intersecting identities. During the Institute, teams will explore designing equity-minded approaches to integrating general education with the major, demonstrating the centrality of general education in connecting student learning with critical social issues that matter to students and society, and that are intentionally aligned with the essential learning outcomes identified through AAC&U’s LEAP (Liberal Education and America’s Promise) initiative.

The Institute on General Education and Assessment is designed for any campus, system, or consortium engaged in redesigning general education for students. Attendees can be at any stage in the process of rethinking general education approaches and issues emerging from their respective needs and circumstances. Teams should include a diverse set of colleagues, including a senior academic officer and faculty members working on general education committees or teaching general education courses. Team members can include student affairs professionals and also assessment and curriculum specialists with active roles in advancing student learning on campus.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

Jun
3
Wed
Washington and Jefferson College Summer Workshop – Administrative Assessment @ Washington and Jefferson College
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day

This summer workshop will focus on developing and revising an effective administrative assessment plan, and participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to implement an administrative assessment plan. The workshop will address the fundamentals of administrative assessment and help participants draft elements of an administrative assessment plan. The workshop will offer practical tips and solutions to enhance administrative assessment on your campus. The workshop leader will also recommend a process model on assessment for administrative offices that focuses on training and continuous feedback. Finally, strategies will be shared on how to work with, engage, and educate staff.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

Jun
4
Thu
C-BEN Webinar: Guaranteed Competent: Creating Competency-Based Assessments to Accurately Measure Performance-Based Demonstrations of Competence!
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In this workshop, participants will learn the key features of competency-based assessment methods. After reviewing the assessment requirements in C-BEN’s Quality Framework for CBE Programs, participants will learn how to craft an overarching assessment strategy designed to ensure learners can identify, recognize, and demonstrate a program’s required competencies. A number of instructional tools designed to enhance a program’s formative and summative assessment strategy will be demoed. Finally, a method for developing work-based simulations will be shared.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

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2020 Fast Track to Success Virtual Conference
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day

The Fast Track to Success Project invites you to the fourth annual conference on innovation in higher education. This conference will provide a forum for sharing lessons-learned, strategies, outlooks, data, pedagogy, and design elements of competency-based education and other innovative models at all levels of instruction and learning in higher education. This year’s focus is Equity and Inclusion.

 

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

AALHE VIRTUAL Tenth Annual Assessment Conference
Jun 8 – Jun 11 all-day

The annual AALHE conference is moving online to provide current information on how to engage in assessments from the classroom to accreditation processes. Over the past 10 years it has consistently been heralded as the best opportunity for higher education practitioners to learn about assessments and network with other professionals, including advanced and next generation assessment professionals.

The AALHE assessment conference:

  • Provides professional development opportunities for the advanced assessment practitioner,
  • Connects assessment to student learning and engagement,
  • Presents opportunities to advocate for best assessment practices,
  • Networks assessment professionals with other higher education practitioners and instructors, and
  • Leads and advocates best practices in assessment.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

ANNY Webinar: Shared Governance + Shared Competencies = A Shared Vision for Student Success
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

True Collaboration among faculty, staff, and administrators is note easy; however, it is necessary and possible to achieve shared learning goals. Session participants will learn about an R1 institution’s journey to identify and implement a set of new institutional learning goals called Shared Competencies. The presenters will share strategies used to promote an assessment model that prioritizes open dialogue, community, and collaboration to collectively enhance student learning.

While our face to face ANNY conference was cancelled, many of our presenters have offered their time and talents to share resources with our members! Please note, webinars are free to members and we are offering free memberships this year.  If you attempt to register and get an error message, please head to the Membership tab to sign up for your complimentary membership before registering.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

Jun
10
Wed
Cancelled – Campus Labs Elevate 2020
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day

Campus Labs invites you to bring your campus team and get together with like-minded colleagues, enjoy a variety of speakers and take part in countless networking opportunities and sessions including teaching and learning, course evaluations, assessment, student success and more. At this year’s conference, you will:

  • Hear product-related announcements and preview new updates
  • Help drive product direction in collaboration and feedback sessions with product managers and user experience designers
  • Network over approaches and best practices with fellow member campuses
  • Gain new skills from workshops and sessions

 

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

NEean Webinar: Enliven Virtual Classrooms with Simple Tools to Promote Learning and Check on Student Progress
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Virtual synchronous classrooms present new challenges for teaching and learning – as one faculty member put it to us recently, “the usual bag of tricks doesn’t work so well.”  In this session the presenters will go over some “new tricks” for synchronous online learning environments.  These simple tools not only increase learning engagement but also allow you to evaluate how well your students are learning in these environments.

This event is free for NEean members, and costs $10 for non-members.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

 

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Assessment by Design Workshop
Jun 12 all-day

Join Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas this summer, as they will offer opportunities to participate in the Assessment by Design workshop.

This workshop guides participants through the Cycle of Assessment with a goal of developing an assessment plan for the upcoming academic year. This experience focuses on using the Cycle of Assessment as a unifying conceptual framework for organizing assessment efforts at all levels and promotes decision-making that leads to improvement in student learning.

The workshop takes into account the considerable variation in assessment activities across disciplines, departments, programs, degree levels and college assessment initiatives.

They will offer two options to participate in the workshop: a face-to-face workshop on June 12, 2020 and an online workshop that will run from June 15 – July 12, 2020.

*The NILOA Event Calendar provides a central location for information on assessment-related events. Inclusion of an event in the calendar is not an endorsement nor does it signal NILOA-sponsorship. The calendar instead serves as a mechanism to support the ongoing professional development of those interested in assessment by listing relevant and timely events.

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Cancelled: Watermark Engage 2020
Jun 16 – Jun 19 all-day

Engage is THE place to gain insight and inspiration from thought leaders in higher education and beyond as well as your university peers across the country and globe. At Engage, you’ll experience invaluable sessions and keynotes, discuss the challenges and opportunities you face on campus, and return with the ideas, tools, and strategies you need to improve—from practical system knowledge to best practices.

At Engage, you will:

  • Network with your peers in one of the largest user communities in higher education
  • Learn from thought leaders in higher education and beyond
  • Discover the solutions your peers have found to challenges like yours
  • Gain recommendations and action items to meet your institution’s most important goals
  • Participate in hands-on training to enhance your use of specific solutions
  • Be the first to hear what’s ahead for Watermark