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.

Jun 2021
09 June 2021 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series—Assessing Your Strategic Initiatives Using Inclusive, Collaborative Planning at SUNY Oswego

This presentation focuses on the process and transparency for strategic planning at the State University of New York Oswego and how AEFIS Strategic Planning Solution provides a collaborative workspace for empowering faculty and staff to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

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May 2021
12 May 2021 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lightning Talk Series: Creating Efficiency— Integrating Your LMS to AEFIS to Link Direct Assessment to Institutional Goals and Outcomes

This Lightning Talk highlights solutions, which can be adapted to any institution size, that facilitate the efficiency of collecting improvement data from learning management systems and other educational technology using AEFIS. This process provides a blueprint for helping faculty choose the appropriate assessments aligned to institutional goals and program outcomes for reporting..

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Apr 2021
14 April 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lightning Talk Series—”Successfully Completing Your Self-Study in AEFIS”

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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Mar 2021
30 March 2021 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Lightning Talk Series— “AEFIS Weird Name, Easy Assessment System!”

Helping your university colleagues more effectively assess, provide measurable results, and keeping their eyes on continuous improvement is critical to everyone’s success. Learn how Florida Polytechnic Institute used the implementation of a software called AEFIS, along with training and transparent expectations to streamline course evaluations, unit assessments, and even the SACSCOC Compliance Certification.

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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 to Promote Teaching, Value, & Scholarship with Texas A&M International University

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

Lightning Talk Series—“Data-Informed Curriculum Mapping: A Four-Step Approach”

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 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 12 Keeping Equity in Assessment

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 13 Celebrating Assessment

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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