PA Campus Compact Assessment Workshop: What Counts? And Why Does it Matter?

Posted by on March 04, 2013

PACC Assessment Workshop: What Counts? And Why Does it Matter

Co-sponsored by Elizabethtown College and PACC Central Region

April 11, 2013—9:30 am-4 pm

This workshop will identify approaches to align assessment and evaluation of civic engagement programs with your institution’s mission. Its goals are to identify resources to:

1.      Identify resources and opportunities to assess and evaluate

2.      Share next practices (the new ‘best practices’)

3.      Create opportunity for networking with a learning community.

Topics will address institutional mission alignment for community engagement, weaving with accreditation and assessment into your community engagement strategies, and a simulation activity which explores casestudies of different university-community partnerships at various developmental stages.

Workshop Components include:

1)  Panel: Weaving Accreditation and Assessment Together
Lina Dostilio, Duquesne University, moderator of institutional researchers: LaMont Rouse, Executive Director for Assessment, Accreditation and Compliance, Cedar Crest College; Steve Thorpe, Director of Institutional Research, Widener University.

2) Presentation: Community-Based Research and Student Learning
Trisha Thorme, Princeton University, Director of Community-Based Learning Initiative

3) Two Case Studies: Building a Team & Process for Planning Assessment & Evaluation

Stay tuned for final program agenda.

To register, please go to: 07:53:41.745218

Registration Deadline: March 25, 2013. $40 (Campus Compact members); $60 (non Campus Compact members).

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