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Meet Our Partners Series: “Agile Wayfinding: Combining Innovation and Assessment at University of Maryland Global Campus”

AEFIS Academy Community Event

Suzanne Carbonaro, Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS

May 6, 2021 @ 2:00 PM 2:45 PM EDT

Photo Credit: University of Maryland Global Campus

Description

Learn about best practices and winning assessment strategies from our expert users and VIPs⁠—Very Important Partners! Get a chance to have thought leadership discussions with these amazing colleagues and exchange battle stories from the field.

This particular event will focus on Agile wayfinding and its purpose in institutional planning and assessment processes. University of Maryland Global Campus has a long history of evaluating innovation and using results to guide the next steps. More recently, assessment of student learning has been added to an academic planning process that includes program review, academic scorecards, and external data on labor and competitive markets. This integrated planning process provides faculty and administrators with a comprehensive view of an academic program. Learn how you can apply this approach at your institution.

Key Takeaways

It is our goal to provide the audience with the following intended key takeaways:

1. Learn the six steps of the agile wayfinding process for planning and innovation.
2. Discover how the agile wayfinding process has been implemented at the University of Maryland Global Campus.
3. Determine how to use the agile wayfinding process in your own institution.

Presenters

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).


Event Info & On-Demand Recording

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