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Lightning Talk Series—“Assessment Stories”

AEFIS Academy Community Event

Presenters

Dr. Kathleen Gorski

Dean for Learning Outcomes, Curriculum Mapping and Program Developmen

Waubonsee Community College

Suzanne Carbonaro

Director of Academic Partnerships

AEFIS

AALHE Conference 2020

June 9, 2020 @ 1:15 PM 1:30 PM UTC

Description

Lightning Presentations are delivered by some of the greatest minds and leaders in assessment, continuous improvement, learner success and accreditation. These snapshot presentations highlight a variety of current assessment practices, successes and challenges in higher education. Listen in as assessment leaders share their advice, tips and insights. You may just find something you can adopt at your university.

In this session, Dr. Kathleen Gorski provides insight into the importance of creating a culture of assessment that is inclusive and supportive.  It also highlights the assessment story strategy where institutions enable their stakeholders to develop stories from their data and celebrate successes in analyzing and identifying data trends and continuous improvement efforts.

Presenters

Dr. Kathleen Gorski, Dean for Learning Outcomes, Curriculum Mapping and Program Developmen, Waubonsee Community College

Dr. Kathleen Gorski provides leadership in the area of outcomes assessment, curriculum design and program development. She ensures that quality educational programs are sustained through meaningful and continuous improvement practices including assessment and program review.

Suzanne Carbonaro, Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS

Suzanne Carbonaro, M.Ed, MS, CE School Administrator, is the Director of Academic Partnerships at AEFIS. Suzanne has 27 years experience in higher education teaching, curriculum design, assessment and leadership. Most recently, Suzanne served as the Director of Assessment at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences where she designed the real-time assessment process for the newly implemented competency-driven doctor of pharmacy curriculum. She came to USciences from Rider University where she served as Director of Assessment and Strategic Partnerships at the College of Education. Here she redesigned their assessment process and managed over a million dollars in grants. Suzanne has led successful self-studies and re-accreditation efforts for the doctor of pharmacy and teacher and leader education programs. She is a proud member of the team who successfully received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2019 Award for Excellence in Assessment. Suzanne was invited to present her research and development of Comprehensive Learner Records (CLRs) to IMS Global at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summit, 2019 IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit and was a finalist for Learning Impact Awards at the Leadership Institute in May 2019. She received the USciences 2018 Founder’s Day Award for Innovation and has presented at AALHE (2018, 2019, 2020), Drexel Assessment Conference (2018, 2019, 2020), IUPUI (2018, 2019, 2020), AACP (2019) as well as regional assessment conferences, and the Competency-Based Education Network (2019, 2020).


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