2018 Summer Assessment Institute

for Individuals and Campus Teams

Dates:  Tuesday, June 5 - Wednesday, June 6 

Location:  Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts

The 2018 SI features two tracks;  one for individual faculty and one for assessment teams

Purposes of the Summer Assessment Institute

The NEEAN annual Summer Assessment Institute supports individual faculty seeking to advance teaching and learning by working on course and curriculum re-design; and supports teams of faculty and administrators as they link evidence of student learning improvements as well as course and curriculum adjustments to accreditation expectations.

Keynote Address

Dr. Peggy Maki will discuss ideas from her recent book, "Real-Time Study Assessment:  Meeting the Imperative for Improved Time to Degree, Closing the Opportunity Gap, and Assuring Student Competencies for 21st Century Needs" (2017).

Traditional Track A:  Summer Assessment Institute (AI)

recommended for campus teams of two or more people (administrators and faculty) who want to focus on assessment plans

Review, reflect on, and plan assessment efforts at their institutions.  Time is split between presentations, workshops, and team meetings to discuss and refine assessment plans.  Experienced assessment professionals from NEean will also provide consultation and feedback.

Track B: Assessment of Learning in Courses (ALC)

recommended for faculty members who have questions like

Would you like to improve student understanding of your expectations for learning? Do you want more evidence of students understanding your lessons? Track B encourages collaboration among participating faculty members. For this workshop, choose and bring an outline or syllabus for a course you wish to update, and a major assignment or exam to work on together.

Schedule at a Glance is available HERE.

Institute cost: $450

includes full registration, all meals, and breaks (does not include overnight accommodations). 

Please register HERE.

Hotel Information:

A group rate is available at the Hotel Indigo which is approximately 1 mile away from the Lasell Campus.  This rate is $190 per room, per night and includes parking.  The rate is available through Saturday, May 5th.   Reservations may be made online here.  To make reservations by phone, please call 866-246-3446 and mention that you are attending the NEean Summer Assessment Institute in order to get this special rate. 

A list of other nearby hotels is available HERE.

588 Boston Post Road #333 Weston, MA 02493

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