Assessment 201: Advanced Topics in Assessment

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/18/2016 - 8:30am to 5:00pm


November 18, 2016 
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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Assessment 201: Advanced Topics in Assessment is the ideal follow-up to Assessment 101. Learn about best practices, strategies, and approaches to problem-solving that can take your assessment program to the next level. If your efforts got off to a good start but now seem stuck, if you need to close the loop, or if you’re wondering how to get broader engagement, Assessment 201 could be just the ticket.

Assessment 201 focuses on topics such as the following:

  • Calibrating reviewers
  • Designing assessment approaches that align with outcomes
  • Using direct and indirect evidence
  • Closing the loop to improve student achievement and success
  • Engaging faculty in assessment
  • Dealing with data: collecting, aggregating, analyzing, reporting

Assessment 201 is suitable for individuals who have already attended Assessment 101, or who have basic knowledge of assessment as well as some experience, and are ready to learn more. Before registering, consider which assessment workshop will best meet your needs.

Workshop Facilitators:
Amy Driscoll and Mary Allen, nationally acclaimed assessment consultants and coordinators of the WSCUC Assessment Leadership Academy will lead the workshop.

Learning Format:
Assessment 201 will blend brief presentations with interactive exercises so you can practice applying what you’re learning and share experiences with other workshop participants. 

Hotel Reservations:
We encourage participants to make their hotel reservations as soon as possible. Given the Assessment 201 workshop is being held on a campus, WSCUC has not contracted nor secured a group rate with any particular hotel. There are many websites online that help with finding reasonably priced hotels.

Registration: Registration fee includes lunch. Beverages and snacks will be available during breaks. Attendees will be on their own for all other meals.  

Registration fees:  $290/per team member.  After the registration deadline, if space is available, the late registration fee will be $350 /per team member.




This educational program has been developed by national and regional experts and is offered as a service to WSCUC member institutions and others who wish to learn about good practices applicable to all institutions. It is entirely optional, and our hope is that member institutions will find it helpful. WSCUC staff will be present to answer questions related specifically to accreditation expectations.