What’s New from the Assessment Council – 2014-15

We have some new Assessment Council members coming on board this year.  Welcome to Aaron Gibbs, Mathematics, William Brown, Automotive, and Ginny Radom, Practical Nursing.

They join our current council members:

Assessment Council Membership

Dr. Sheri Barrett, director, Office of Outcomes Assessment, co-chair

Dr. Beth Gulley, associate professor, English

Kay King, Associate Professor, Chair, Administration of Justice

Valerie Mann, Student Access Services, notetaker coordinator, adjunct associate professor, Learning Strategies & Writing Center

Anna Page, Co-Chair, assistant professor, Dietary Management, Hospitality

Dr. Terri Teal, professor, Vocal Music

Jessica Tipton, associate professor/librarian

Krista Thomas, associate professor, Science

 

Highlights of September 2014 – Assessment Council

 The Assessment Council approved a new “Fast-Track” mini-grant option.  The new type of mini-grant would fund up to $100.00 for books on assessment for a department or faculty member.  The new fast track mini grant option does not require departmental or dean’s signatures. (Attached is the new Fast-Track application for distribution).

The Assessment Council is seeking proposals for the 5th Annual Regional Community College Assessment Conference scheduled for April 10, 2015.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Moving Forward with Assessment.”  Keynote speaker at this year’s conference will be Dr. Tom Angelo, author of Classroom Assessment Techniques. Please consider submitting a proposal. If you have questions if something will work or not let me know!

Sheri will come and do a Brownie Break for departments or division specific to our needs! Please let her know if you would like to schedule her in.

Brown Bag Brownie Break – Using D2L to Assess Course and Campus wide SLOs is schedule for Tuesday, September 16th, 3:30-4:40 pm GEB 264. 

First Coffee Break of the semester will be Wednesday, September 24th, 9-10 am in Café Tempo.

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