Disconnects between student and faculty expectations can create disenfranchised students and decrease faculty morale. Keeping students and instructors on the same page leads to better learning and better attitudes all around.
By viewing student feedback through alternative lenses, faculty and administrators are able to better understand and manage mismatched definitions of rigor. Careful consideration of student feedback can lead to instructional and policy changes that facilitate closer alignment of expectations regarding rigor, assessment, and learning.
When it comes to gatekeeper courses, there are often cases where expectations and reality don’t match, and fears, rumors, and beliefs about “hard” courses and programs discourage students and limit enrollment. By creating student buy-in and ensuring students understand that you have their best interests at heart, you can help increase their satisfaction with their college experience and influence them to move along in their academic program, resulting in positive outcomes for students, teachers, and institutions.
You can’t dispel students’ misperceptions about difficult coursework if you’re unaware of what these misperceptions are. This program discusses common mismatched definitions of rigor and strategies for bridging the divide between teacher definitions and student definitions. By leveraging these strategies, you’ll be better able to improve students’ motivation and build stronger classroom connections.
We show you strategies and specific practices you can use to make critical feedback conversations successful. Explore models, principles, and concrete actions to manage negative feedback effectively.
Teachers and students measure “hard” courses by different yardsticks. Program leaders need to be aware of these different perspectives in order to apply strategies that identify and address gaps to foster student success, increase program retention and promote faculty development.
This presentation will examine the terminology and its impact on the institution, describe the challenges and benefits of its implementation, illustrate the resources/skill-sets needed, and offer real-world examples of analyses that help to predict future student demand by identifying the data elements necessary for success.
Many online degree programs claim to offer the highest-quality experience for students. But how do they actually demonstrate that? There are standards for assessing how well an online program is supporting faculty and students. In this seminar, learn the seven key measurable aspects of quality in online education.
The presentation explores the evolution of Title IX, since its inception in 1972, to provide important context that has led to an increase in sexual violence complaints and compliance reviews from the Office for Civil Rights. Howard Kallem shines a spotlight on the Office for Civil Rights Title IX Investigations process so that you can ultimately improve your Title IX compliance program and better prepare your institution..
Intercollegiate athletics can contribute to student learning, bring your campus community together, and promote your institutional values. The key to articulating those benefits is in fostering collaboration between student affairs and athletic departments, and this presentation shows you how.
There are relatively simple and accessible ways to establish criteria that will enable you to analyze and interpret assessment data. We present relatively simple and accessible ways to establish criteria that will enable you to analyze and interpret assessment data. It's the information you need to decode your assessment data and unlock its potential to improve student learning on your campus.
In an era of ever-tightening budget restrictions placed on universities and departments, no program or academic center is safe from cutbacks. This program prepares you to measure and articulate the value of your center in ways that matter to people who think about line items and dollar signs.