Lightning Talk Series

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 institution.

Mar 2021
03 March 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “A Collaborative Approach to Preparing Learners with Digital Skills for the 21st Century Workforce”

This presentation focuses on the collaboration between the Greater Washington Partnership, a civic alliance of employers and higher education institutions in the Capital Region, from Baltimore to Richmond. One of the higher education institutions in the Partnership is the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. They are collaborating to address the talent gaps in the region by preparing learners with the digital skills needed by the 21st Century Workforce. Listen in to their strategic approach to providing learners with programs and stackable credentials yielding skills linked to specific skills essential to employers.

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01 March 2021 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Lightning Talk Series: “Transition to a Continuous Learner Record During the COVID-19 Crisis: A Success Story”

Lightning Talks are short, targeted presentations that provide insight into best practices, challenges, and successes in assessment. Listen in as some of the greatest minds and thought leaders share authentic assessment processes, continuous improvement stories, and innovative approaches toward lifelong learning and student success.

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Dec 2020
07 December 2020 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “Collaborating with Your Faculty: Promoting Teaching, Value, & Scholarship”

Lightning Talks are short, targeted presentations that provide insight into best practices, challenges, and successes in assessment. Listen in as some of the greatest minds and thought leaders share authentic assessment processes, continuous improvement stories and innovative approaches toward lifelong learning and student success.

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Nov 2020
11 November 2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series: Program Assessment Done Right!

Lightning Talks are short, targeted presentations that provide insight into best practices, challenges, and successes in assessment. Listen in as some of the greatest minds and thought leaders share authentic assessment processes, continuous improvement stories and innovative approaches toward lifelong learning and student success.

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Oct 2020
14 October 2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “Making Data Simple: A Three-Step Process Toward Evergreen Data Analysis”

Lightning Talks are short, targeted presentations that provide insight into best practices, challenges, and successes in assessment. Listen in as some of the greatest minds and thought leaders share authentic assessment processes, continuous improvement stories and innovative approaches toward lifelong learning and student success.

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Sep 2020
09 September 2020 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

AEFIS Users Meeting Anywhere (AUM-A, pronounced ‘Ohmmm’)

Here at AEFIS, we have been blessed to be uniquely positioned to help many of our partners and our community given all the disruptions and challenges this year. As such, we are extremely proud to sponsor the 2020 Drexel Assessment Conference and super excited to host our next AEFIS Users Meeting Anywhere (A-UMA, pronounced 'Ohmmm') as part of this great online event.

As the highlight of our Users Meeting, we are delighted to have our partners give Lightning Presentations on the work they have been doing with AEFIS in collaboration with our team.

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Aug 2020
12 August 2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR) in Nursing Education”

Lightning Talks are short, targeted presentations that provide insight into best practices, challenges, and successes in assessment. Listen in as some of the greatest minds and thought leaders share authentic assessment processes, continuous improvement stories and innovative approaches toward lifelong learning and student success.

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Jun 2020
09 June 2020 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “Assessment Stories”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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09 June 2020 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “General Education Success”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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09 June 2020 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “Reinventing Course Evaluations As Assessments for Continuous Improvement”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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Sep 2019
12 September 2019 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
12 September 2019 4:40 PM - 4:55 PM
12 September 2019 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
12 September 2019 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Lightning Talk Series: “How to Provide Timely and Useful Feedback Throughout the Assessment Cycle at a Large Institution”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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Jun 2019
12 June 2019 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Lightning Talk Series: “Outcomes Assessment for Student Success: How to Turn Painful into Helpful”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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12 June 2019 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Lightning Talk Series: “Be a Hero! Create an Institutional Evidence Bank”

Listen in on authentic learner success and continuous improvement stories and beyond by some of the greatest minds and thought leaders in assessment for learning.

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Upcoming Community Events You May Like

“Assessment: The Musical!” – Episode 8: Spring Fling

Assessment, in general, can make a great musical… Come for some comic relief, share your assessment of drama, comedy and heroic efforts. Let’s discuss how to turn all the drama into a success story!

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“Assessment: The Musical” – Episode 9: Singing with the Registrars

Assessment, in general, can make a great musical… Come for some comic relief, share your assessment of drama, comedy and heroic efforts. Let’s discuss how to turn all the drama into a success story!

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Democracy & Assessment Series – Your Voice Matters! Episode 2: Defining Democratic Learning

As your community of practice, AEFIS Academy is launching a four-part series designed to explore and unpack the relationship between Democracy and Assessment. Throughout this series, a variety of thought leaders will come together in conversation around what the current relationship between democracy and assessment entails, what the relationship should or could be, and what the role of assessment might be moving forward to support a productive democracy. As the conversation unfolds, we will invite all participants into group discussion on how we might, as a field, advance assessment for democracy. Please join us because Your Voice Matters!

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