2021 Assessment Leadership Institute

portraits of 21 people who participated in the 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute

The 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute (download Flyer here) was conducted online from May 19 to 21 (Wednesday to Friday) and May 24 (Monday), 2021.

See Agenda here:

General institute information

Congratulations to the accepted applicants for the 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute:

We are happy to welcome 17 accepted applicants for the 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute from five higher education institutions and 12 disciplines.

  • Kamakanaokealoha Aquino, College of Social Sciences Dean’s Office, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Dustin Crowther, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Matt Eng, Mānoa Advising Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Duncan Farrah, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Megumi Makino-Kanehiro, Mānoa Advising Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Amelia Mauafu, Assessment and Evaluation Manager, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
  • J.D. Mosley-Matchett, Office of the Provost, University College of the Cayman Islands
  • Michelle Nathan, Math and Natural Sciences, Honolulu Community College
  • Gabriel Peckham, Math and Natural Sciences, Honolulu Community College
  • Kathy Pulotu, Institutional Research and Assessment Manager, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
  • Rosalind Ram, Assoc. Academic VP for Curriculum and Assessment, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
  • Peggy Ranke, College of Professional Studies, National University
  • Saundra Schwartz, Department of History, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Aaron Sickel, Institute for Teacher Education (Elementary), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Ronnie Tiffany-Kinder, Institute for Teacher Education (Elementary), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Hsin-I Tong, Math and Natural Sciences, Honolulu Community College

Topics and Activities

The Institute focuses on active practice of facilitative leadership skills in coordinating learning outcomes assessment projects. Features:

  • Program learning assessment tools and processes
    • Learning outcomes development
    • Curriculum mapping and design
    • Data collection and signature assignment design
    • Rubric adaptations
    • Setting standards
    • Data analysis & data visualization
    • Interpretation and use of results
  • Faculty engagement strategies
  • Leadership tools
  • Learning assessment resources
  • Expert coaching from the facilitators and the Assessment Leadership Fellows
  • Networking and sharing with colleagues

Expectations

  • Attend all synchronous Zoom meetings from May 19-May 24 (weekends excluded). Tentatively scheduled for 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM HST.
  • Finish all required readings and video recordings before coming to the live session.
  • Fall 2021
    • Small group meetings (in-person or virtual) and project support
  • Spring 2023

Recognition

Successful institute completers receive a Certificate of Achievement and a book on assessment, teaching, learning.