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AOT Chicago - May 11, 2017

Mini-Conferences for Assessment Pros

ExamSoft clients will share assessment processes and best practices they use to better serve their students, faculty, and program as a whole. Light morning refreshments and a full lunch will be served. A chance for networking and discussion will be available after the presentations.

THURSDAY MAY 11


DePaul University

Loop Student Center at DePaul Center


1 East Jackson Boulevard

Chicago, Illinois 60604-2201

AGENDA

End

8:30 AM


9:00 AM


9:15 AM


10:00 AM


10:45 AM


11:00 AM


11:45 AM


12:00 PM

Coffee & Refreshments


Opening Remarks


Using Categories for Evidence-Based Program Evaluation


"What's in it for me?" said the Student, Faculty, and Curriculum


Break


Session #3 (TBD)


Closing Remarks


Lunch

9:00 AM


9:15 AM


10:00 AM


10:45 AM


11:00 AM


11:45 AM


12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Start

Activity

PRESENTERS

Sarah B. McBrien, M.S., is the Curriculum & Assessment Program Manager in the Office of Medical Education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her primary duties include student assessment and evaluation, curriculum development, educational research, and instructional technology. Ms. McBrien is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the College of Education and Human Sciences. Her areas of interest include qualitative and mixed methods research in health science education, the examinee experience during high-stakes tests, measuring the impact of instructional innovation on learning, and reflective practice in health science education.

Sarah McBrien

Curriculum & Assessment Program Manager, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine


Using Categories for Evidence-Based Program Evaluation

SESSION INFORMATION

ExamSoft's longitudinal reports can help educators make informed, evidence-based decisions during program evaluation efforts; and identifying a category structure that facilitates this type of analysis is within your reach. A systematic approach for incorporating categories related to accreditation standards, curriculum goals, and instructional modes will be shared. The presentation will include concrete examples of how categories can be help programs gather valuable data for ensuring quality in programs, for early identification of changes in student performance, and for suggesting new directions in curriculum development.

Ashley Castleberry is the Director of Assessment and Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy in Little Rock, Arkansas. As the key administrator for ExamSoft, she uses ExamSoft to assess student learning and the curriculum as a whole.

Ashley Castleberry, PharmD, MAEd

Assistant Professor and Director of Assessment, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Pharmacy


SESSION INFORMATION

When investing in new technology, everyone asks: "What's in it for me?". This session will highlight the benefits of ExamSoft reporting and assessment capabilities from the student view as well as the faculty view. Additionally, comprehensive longitudinal data from courses and entire programs will be presented to demonstrate the value of advanced assessment methods using ExamSoft across a curriculum for accreditation purposes. Example student report cards and exam reports will be shared as well as active learning exercises to interpret results and suggest curricular change.

"What's in it for me?" said the Student, Faculty, and Curriculum

LOGISTICS

Directions

Located across the street from the Jackson red line subway station.

Campus Map

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