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Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506

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The Institute for Student Learning Assessment is an annual conference held at Kansas State University featuring best practice posters, sessions, and workshops focused on the assessment of student learning. The Institute serves as an opportunity for college and university educators from across Kansas and the region to share theory, research, and applied best practice valuable as well as engage in professional development and networking.

2014 Program Information

The 2014 Institute will focus on practical classroom assessment techniques and will include workshop tracks on first-year student retention, online courses, and transfer student issues.

Keynote: Authentic Assessment of Online Learning
Melissa Mallon, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Library Instruction, Wichita State University
Megan Mallon, lead technology teacher and pre-service teacher supervisor, Manhattan, KS

Are you tired of grading boring online discussion posts where students all respond to the material in the same way? Are your students craving meaningful lessons that are worthwhile and relevant? The keynote session will cover authentic learning activities to engage and challenge students online in a variety of disciplines. It will also provide practical uses of social media and other educational technologies that require students to demonstrate learning while reducing the grading burden. 

Who should attend?

Faculty, student life professionals, assessment coordinators, administration interested in learning more about student learning assessment. 

Friday, November 14
9am - 3pm
Kansas State University Student Union

Advanced registration for the Institute is closed.  K-State faculty and staff are still welcome to join us during the Institute for any or all of the workshops.  There is no fee for K-State faculty to attend workshops.


Hosted by Kansas State University Office of Assessment and Teaching & Learning Center


Institute Information

November 14, 2014
9am to 3pm
Student Union
Kansas State University


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