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Office of Assessment
Kansas State University
226 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

(785) 532-5712
(785) 532-2120 fax 

Institute Program

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  8:159:15Registration and Continental Breakfast  
Music by Flute and Sax Ensembles

Concourse/Grand Ballroom


Welcome and Conference Overview
National Anthem by The K-State Singers

Grand Ballroom

Keynote: Degree Qualifications Profile
Paul L. Gaston, Kent State University
Sponsored by the Lumina Foundation

Grand Ballroom

Morning Break - Visit Posters and Exhibits


Questioning the Text and Each Other: Using Student-created Quizzes to Assess Reading Assignments

The SLS Process of Creating New Student Learning and Development Outcomes

Using a Quality Improvement Process to Assess and Support Students Who are At Risk for Failure in a BSN Program

Leadership for Life: Case Study of a Pilot Mentoring Program



Turning Technologies

IDEA Education

K-State First

K-State Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning

K-State Libraries


Break-out Sessions     

Degree-Level Learning Outcomes: Who's Responsible?

Measuring Student Learning

What a Blooming Good Question!

Assessing Student Success: The Why, the What, and the How-To

General Education Assessment: How do other institutions handle this?

Best Practices in Assessing Learning that Occurs in Student Affairs Areas


West Ballroom

Grand Ballroom

Ballroom S

Flint Hills Room

Room 227

Room 226


Lunch - Round-Table Discussions
Sponsored by LiveText

Meeting for Assessment Directors

Visit Exhibits & Posters

Grand Ballroom

Flint Hills Room



Break-out Sessions

The Thread of Intentionality: The ELOs, Tuning, the DQP, and Assessment

Continual Improvement of Student Learning

Building, Assessing, and Advancing Foundational Skills: First-Year Seminars and General Education Outcomes

Authentic Assessments for Critical Thinking: An Overview of Strategies

Kansas Board of Regents: Foresight 2020's Expectations for Student Learning

Integrating the co-curricular units into the classroom


West Ballroom

Grand Ballroom

Ballroom S

Room 226

Flint Hills Room

Room 227

1:452:15Afternoon Break - Visit Exhibits & Posters

Break-out Sessions

Creating a strategic vision for implementing an assessment management or e-portfolio technology

Assessing Students Through Student Response Systems

Short Session: Rating Behavior: Have You Thought About Inter-rater Reliability

Short Session: The Utilization of the ETS Mathematics Major Field Test at Pittsburg State University

Computerizing a Test Using a Learning Management System

Ten years of an Award-winning Assessment Program at Neosho County Community College: One system for Course, Program, and General Education Assessment

Re-Designing Art's Assessment of Student Learning

For advisors: a student self-assessment


West Ballroom

Grand Ballroom

Ballroom S


Ballroom K

Flint Hills Room

Room 227

Room 226

3:003:15Music by Trumpet EnsembleConcourse
3:154:00Closing RemarksGrand Ballroom
4:00 Have a safe travel home 

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