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AGENDA | Tuesday, 19 November

 

8.00 – 9.30                Registration

9:30 – 10.15             Opening – John Ryder, President of QASPIR and Carlos Larreategui, Chancellor of Universidad de Las Américas

10.15 -11:15             Keynote – Linda Suskie – Keeping Assessment Simple and Useful 

11:15 – 11:45            Coffee, networking break and poster session

11:45 – 12:45           Concurrent sessions –

Student success

Dr. Franz Reneau- Georgia Institute of Technology, USA: The Four Senses of Retention: Strategies to Maximize Student Success

Margarita Velasco, Universidad de Las Américas, Ecuador: The use of student e-portfolios to promote integrative learning

Institutional effectiveness

Dr. Timothy Brophy – University of Florida, USA: Unveiling the Mysteries of Reliability and Validity

Hugo Víctor Rosales García, Universidad Nacional de Piura, Peru: – Quality in Higher Education

Assessment

Alvaro Fonseca Vivas – Universidad Autónoma de Colombia: Forensic audit applied to Higher
Education institutions

Germán Oestmann, Universidad Nacional del Chaco Austral, Argentina: In search of Educational Quality and support for teachers
and students

Forensic audit applied to Higher Education institutes

12:45 – 1:45  Lunch, networking and poster sessions

1:45 – 2:45                Keynote – Dr. Timothy Brophy – Building, Sustaining, and Improving an Institutional Academic Assessment System 

2.45 – 3:45                 Concurrent sessions –

 Student success

Linda Suskie – Student Success Workshop

Presentation from Watermark

Institutional effectiveness

Juana Margarita Hoyos – Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia: Collective construction of flexible and innovative curricula                               

Gladys Portilla Faicán Ph.D., Universidad Nacional de Educación, Ecuador: Inclusion as a fundamental dimension of student success and
institutional effectiveness

    Assessment

Carmen Gloria Jiménez & Luis Aquilar, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile – Self-evaluation processes: quality guarantor and self-regulation mechanism

UDLA faculty panel discussion of student learning outcomes assessment across diverse academic programs   

3:45 – 4:15    Coffee, networking break and poster session

4:15 – 5:15           Keynote – Dr. Gabriel Galarza, President of CACES (Higher Education Quality Assurance Council), Ecuador – Transforming Higher Education in Ecuador

6:30 -9:30      Gala Dinner & Networking Event 

AGENDA | Wednesday, 20 November

 

9:00 – 9:30               Registration

9:30 – 10:30             Keynote – Prof. Pete Boyd – Mobilizing the Learning Power of Assessment and Feedback in Higher Education

10.30 – 11:00           Coffee, networking break and poster session

11:00 – 12:00           Concurrent sessions –

Assessment

Dr. Franz Reneau, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA: Assessment Matters: The
Role of Curriculum Mapping in Meaningful Outcomes Assessment

Student success

Monica Marca Aima – Universidad Andina de Cusco, Peru: Quality Assurance through the evaluation of the student’s results

Institutional effectiveness 

Gladys Portilla Faicán Ph.D., Universidad Nacional de Educación, Ecuador: – Inclusion as a fundamental dimension of student success and institutional effectiveness

Stuart Blacklock, QASPIR: – Benchmarking Alliance

12:00 – 1:00               Keynote – Gabriela Romo, UDLA – How to evaluate capstone projects, including student and faculty participation.

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch, networking and poster sessions

2:00 – 3:00                Keynote – Dr. Alexis Brooks-Walter, Virginia State University, USA – Aligning Assessment Strategies to Impact Student Success

3:00 – 3:30                Coffee, networking break and poster session

3:30 – 4:30                Concurrent sessions –

Assessment

Dr. Willis Walter, Virginia State University, USA: Designing and Using Rubrics to Assess
Program Goals

Student success

Prof. Pete Boyd, University of Cumbria, UK: High quality feedback that supports students’ learning

Institutional effectiveness

Francisco Aracena, Jaime Perez & Juan Diaz, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile: University
Effectiveness Plan: Challenges in monitoring improvement

4:30  – 5:15              Conference wrap-up, Q&A, and prizes

 

 

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