Thursday, February 25, 2010

Program Evaluation Workshop - New Date!

Evidence Based Decision Making for Program Evaluation
Connecting the Dots from Course to Program
Rescheduled from February 12

Featuring Dr. Ron Carriveau, Assessment & Measurement Specialist for the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign at University of North Texas and Dr. Richard Plott, Senior Research Analyst for the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at UNT

Thursday, March 11
1 - 4 p.m.
Library 101, Denton
Cost: Free

Register Here (Even if you registered for the original workshop, please re-register here. Thank you.)

Who this workshop is for: Deans, Program Chairs and Directors and anyone else who would like to learn evaluations strategies for their programs. Please feel free to forward this email.

What you will learn:

  • A model for evaluating your courses, departments and programs
  • A model for developing outcomes for continuous programmatic improvement and instructional effectiveness
  • A method to match course goals and programs goals
  • The uses and benefits of using a data management system

Value to you and your programs - improved outcomes for your courses, departments and programs

Workshop Description
In this workshop for department chairs, Drs. Ron Carriveau and Richard Plott will present an outcomes-based decision making model for addressing course, department, and program evaluation. A hierarchal model for developing outcomes will be presented, and a method for matching course goal attainment to program goals will be offered. Also covered will be an evidentiary decision making process that will include the uses and benefits of a data management system for tracking, evaluation, and addressing course, program and institutional goals. Participants will break out into groups and use forms and rubrics to develop assessment and evaluation tools for their particular departments. Participants will leave with examples, ideas and strategies for developing their individual assessment and evaluation plans.

Register soon! The registration deadline is Tuesday, March 9.

Please contact the Office of Lifelong Learning at 940.898.3409 if you have any questions. We hope you can join us!

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