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Office of Assessment
Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506


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Fall 2011 Showcase

Featuring Best Practices in Assessment at Kansas State University

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | 9:15 - 3:00 | K-State Student Union

Fall 2011 Assessment Showcase Schedule (.pdf)

Keynote Address

Course-Embedded Assessment of Academic Programs: Benefits and Examples: Dr. Loraine H. Phillips, Director of the Office of Institutional Assessment, Texas A&M
University

Presentations

Demonstration of PRISM, the new online assessment reporting system: Dr. Frederick Burrack, Director of the Office of Assessment

Using Multiple measures for assessment of student learning: K‐State First and the Assessment of First-Year Programs: Gregory Eiselein, Don Saucier, and Sue Williams (on behalf of the K‐State First Research and Assessment Committee) 

Assessment as Instruction: Shawna Jordan, Athletic Training ‐ Human Nutrition; Kevin Roberts, Hospitality Management and Dietetics; Karen Myers‐Bowman, Family
Studies and Human Services; David Thompson, Family Studies and Human Services

An Alternate Lens for Writing Assessment: Dr. Patricia E. Ackerman Associate Professor of Language Arts. Academic Department: Arts, Sciences, & Business. 

Assessing Library Service, Resources and Environment: Wendy Begay, Service Quality Librarian, K‐State Libraries

Levels of Proficiency in Assessment: John Grable, Personal Financial Planning, Family Studies and Human Services; Kristy Archuletta, Personal Financial Planning, Family Studies and Human Services

Assessing online: Scott Finkeldei, Associate Director - Office of Mediated Education, Lynda Spire, Assistant Dean - Division of Continuing Education

Using a retreat to focus assessment efforts: Dixie Schierlman and Levi Esses, Salina College Advancement

 

Award Recipients

Awards presented by Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason:

  • Enhancing the assessment process resulting from faculty discussions of assessments: American Ethnic Studies Program
  • Program improvement resulting from faculty discussions of assessments: Communication Studies Program
  • Program improvement resulting from faculty discussions of assessments: Food Science and Industry Program
  • Program improvement resulting from faculty discussions of assessments: Interior Design Program
  • Contributions to the College of Business Administration's assessment process: Brian Kovar, Instructor, Department of Management
  • Outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment: Marriage and Family Therapy Program
  • Outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment: Dixie Schierlman, Salina College Advancement for Student Life
  • Outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment: Levi Esses, Salina College Advancement for Student Life
  • A well-designed assessment process that demonstrates program improvement: Personal Financial Planning Program
  • Effective use of assessments for program improvement: Sociology Program