Workshops & Events

Assessment for Curricular Improvement

Spring 2017 Assessment Poster Exhibit




POSTERS



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Feature.
Poster Title.
Cook, Lysandra Special Education Rubric, Methods, Undergraduate level

Course Series Alignment: Examining a Three Course Sequence

Nominated: Best Use of Results and Best Poster Design

Crow, Susan; Litton, Creighton.; Oleson, Kirsten; and Vaughan, Mehana. Natural Resources & Environmental Management SLO, Faculty Engagement, Formative Assessment, Graduate level

A Collaborative Assessment Process for Sustained Curriculum Improvement in Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Das, Priyam and Das, Ashok Urban & Regional Planning SLO, Curriculum Map, Faculty Engagement, Formative Assessment, Graduate Level

An Assessment-Informed Collaborative Initiative: Curriculum Mapping for PhD Program Improvement

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Dovermann, Heiner Mathematics Methods, Undergraduate Level

Department of Mathematics Program Assessment via Exam

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Guidry, Michael and Tsang, Tiffany Oceanography Use of Results, Undergraduate Level

Assessment in Paradise: Using Data to Drive Undergraduate Geoscience Initiatives and Programmatic Changes

★ Awarded: Best Use of Results
Hawaii Interprofessional Education Working Group (Ng-Osorio, Jacqueline) Nursing Curriculum Map, Use of Results, Format, College Level

Working Across Professions to Develop the Interprofessional Education Curriculum Pathway

Hill, Yao, Z. Assessment Office Use of Results, Institutional Level

Excellent Uses of Assessment Results: A UH Manoa Showcase

Institutional Learning Objectives Committee (Winter, Jenifer; Pascua, Anita; Post, Sarah; and Stitt-Bergh, Monica) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Rubric, Use of Results, Faculty Engagement, Institutional Learning Objectives, Institutional Level

The Institutional Learning Objectives and Undergraduate Assessment

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies and Best Use of Results
Jiang, Song; Wu, Jing; Riggs, Reed; and Ding, Yijun East Asian Languages & Literatures SLO, Curriculum Map, Methods, Rubric, Use of Results, Formative Assessment, Undergraduate Level

Implementation of Integrated Performance Assessments (IPA) in Beginning Level Chinese Language Classes

★ Awarded: Best Use of Results
Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies
Johnson, Shannon L. Come Back to Manoa, Outreach College Methods, Undergraduate Level

Assessing the Come Back to Manoa Program: Why Seniors Leave and How to Help them Graduate

★ Awarded: Best Use of Results
Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies and Best Poster Design
Lower, Amy E. Communication Sciences & Disorders SLOs, Curriculum Map, Graduate Level

Use of a Weighted Curriculum Map for Programmatic Improvements in Communication Sciences and Disorders

★ Awarded: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies
Mathews, Geoffrey S. Physics & Astronomy SLO, Curriculum Map, Rubric, Faculty Engagement, Graduate Level

Engaging science faculty in program assessment planting seeds and cultivating growth

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Miranda, Jessica L. W. Dean's Office, College of Education Methods, Use of Results College Level

Program Completion and Mentor Surveys as Indirect Evidence of Learning: From Development to Use

Runner-Up: Best Poster Design
Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Nelson, Scot C. Tropical Plant & Soil Sciences Rubrics, Undergraduate Level

New Grading Rubrics for Signature Assignments: Tropical Agriculture and the Environment

Nominated: Best Use of Results
Osada, Kristine M. and Ching, Penny Dental Hygiene SLO, Undergraduate Level

From revising program SLOs to a culture of open communication in Dental Hygiene

Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies and Best Use of Results
Park, Mee-Jeong East Asian Languages & Literatures SLO, Curriculum Map, Graduate Level

Merging graduate degree programs with the Program Assessment tool set

★ Awarded: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies
Nominated: Best Poster Design
Sakaguchi, Ann, M. and Peterson, Christian, E. Anthropology SLO, Curriculum Map, Use of Results, Faculty Engagement, Graduate Level

The Anthropology PhD Dissertation Defense Rubric: Enhancing Student Learning

Runner-Up: Best Use of Results
Nominated: Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, Best Use of Results, and Best Poster Design
Vincent, Wendi, V. General Education Office SLO, Methods, Use of Results, Institutional Level

Adopting a New Assessment Approach: Using SALG to Evaluate General Education Learning Outcomes

★ Awarded: Best Poster Design
Nominated: Best Use of Results


VIDEOS



Course Series Alignment: Examining a Three Course Sequence
Lysandra Cook
Special Education



A Collaborative Assessment Process for Sustained Curriculum Improvement in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
Susan Crow, Creighton Litton, Kirsten Oleson, and Mehana Vaughan
Natural Resources and Environmental Management



Implementation of Integrated Performance Assessments (IPA) in Beginning Level Chinese Language Classes
Song Jiang, Jing Wu, Reed Riggs, and Yijun Ding
Chinese, East Asian Languages & Literatures



Assessing the Come Back to Manoa Program: Why Seniors Leave and How to Help them Graduate
Shannon Johnson
Come Back to Manoa, Outreach College



Use of a Weighted Curriculum Map for Programmatic Improvements in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Amy E Lower
Communication Sciences & Disorders



The Institutional Learning Objectives and Undergraduate Assessment
Jenifer Winter, Anita Pascua, Sarah Post, and Monica Stitt-Bergh
Institutional Learning Objectives Committee


Mahalo nui to UH Productions who created the video presentations.


BEST POSTER AWARDS



Attendees nominated and voted posters for three categories: Best Poster Design, Best Faculty Engagement Strategies, and Best Use of Results. Congratulations to the winners (in no particular order):

Best Poster Design:

★ Best Faculty Engagement Strategies:

★ Best Use of Results



CALL for PROPOSALS (closed)


Share your successes and challenges in learning assessment!

The Assessment Office invites UH Manoa faculty and staff to submit an poster proposal for our 2017 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit. Programs at any phase in the assessment cycle are welcome.

Download proposal submission form.

Best Consideration Deadline: Wednesday Feb 08, 2017, 11:59 pm

You will receive feedback and information for presenters around late-February/early-March.


Suggested Poster Content:

  • Basic program information: number of faculty and students, degree(s) offered, and number of graduates per year if available
  • Context of assessment project: Program learning assessment status/history of assessment in your program
  • Description of the assessment project: Include useful tips, strategies, tools, steps in the process, and end-products if applicable
  • Highlight how your program used assessment processes/results for improvement
  • Summary of accomplishments/lessons/strategies to share
  • Acknowledgement if applicable
Sample Topics:
  • Use of assessment results for curricular improvement
  • Curriculum mapping and its role in program assessment and improvement
  • Development and use of a rubric for program assessment
  • Capstone portfolio assessment for curricular improvement
  • For more examples, see posters from the 2016 exhibit

Proposal Criteria:

Proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

Clear theme and organization
  • A program may have many accomplishments. Focus on a central theme/problem/project.
  • Organize the content in a logical manner
Content useful for audience
  • Describe the process, strategies, and tools for audience to adapt/adopt.
  • Describe the challenges in the assessment project and ways to resolve the challenges.
Assessment-for-improvement focus
  • Describe the program improvement as the result of the assessment process or results. (e.g., adding assignments, changing pre-requisites, refining advising practice, increased faculty collaboration and collegiality).

Example Posters:

2016 Award Winning Posters

Rubrics to Curriculum Map: Assessment Tools Inform ACM Curriculum Plans
Dan Boulos, Academy for Creative Media
Best Poster Design, Best Use of Results

Articulating Social Work PhD program rubrics into a sustainable assessment
Seunghye Hong, Paula Morelli & Jennifer Kishida, Social Work
Best Poster Design, Best Faculty Engagement Strategies

Developing and Assessing the Come Back to Manoa Program: Why Seniors Leave and How to Help them Graduate
Shannon L. Johnson, Come Back to Manoa, Outreach College
Best Poster Design

Yeah, WRITE! New Disciplinary Writing Curriculum As Outcome of Assessment Cycle
Julie Walsh & Jan Rensel, Center for Pacific Islands Studies
Best Use of Results


Call for Reviewers:

The peer review process used by the Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit maximizes the quality of the educational offerings to our exhibit attendees, emphasizes a positive collegial and collaborative atmosphere, and helps provide submitters with meaningful feedback. If you are interested in reviewing poster abstracts, please contact Yao Hill at yao.hill@hawaii.edu.



updated 1/18/2017