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Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers – Magna Online Seminar

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Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers

Do the decision makers at your university understand what your teaching and learning center contributes to the overall value of the institution?

In today’s era of constant change and increasingly strict higher education budgets, it is no longer enough to run high-quality, successful faculty development programs and centers; you must be able to effectively communicate the value of these successful programs to others, in coherent terms and with empirical data.

With this in mind, outcomes-based assessments are more than just a useful tool to have in your toolbox. The future of your faculty development and academic centers may depend on it. 

Outcomes-Based Assessment of Teaching & Learning Centers, a new Magna Online Seminar led by Bruce Kelley, Ph.D., director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of South Dakota, will give you a reliable framework for measuring tangible outcomes for your center. This seminar will also give you the skills and results to communicate these outcomes clearly to others in a language that is easy for everyone, especially those outside your department, to understand.

Join us October 21st to learn how to:

  • Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different types of data
  • Leverage outcomes-based data to communicate the effectiveness and value of your teaching & learning centers
  • Design and evaluate outcomes-based objectives

Traditionally, academic support centers don’t operate under financial models that allow them to prove that they are cost-effective. It is therefore important that you be able to measure and communicate the value of what your center does.

Get the tools and the resources you need to accurately and persuasively communicate the value of the institutions and programs you lead through accurate data collection and outcomes-based assessments.

Register now and get unlimited connections to the live event. That means you can share the access link with anyone on your campus so that you and your colleagues can watch the seminar from the comfort of your offices. No more having to get together as a group. Your registration also includes on-demand access for 30 days, a copy of the recording on CD, the seminar transcript, and all the handouts and supplemental materials.

About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.


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