Workshop on Student-Led Focus Groups
On November 4–6, 2016, we hosted a workshop to help assessment leaders, faculty, staff, and institutional researchers create and implement student-led focus groups to address institutional assessment questions. Institutional teams of faculty and/or staff and students developed plans for conducting student focus groups to gather and make sense of assessment evidence when they returned to campus. Learn more about the workshop.
When working to make improvements in higher education, we're often distracted by the problems immediately in front of us and we find it challenging to consider those wide-scale changes that would shape the broader vision, but is that necessarily bad? In "Levels of Change in Higher Education" in Practitioners' Corner, Lisa Jasinski, Teagle Assessment Scholar and Special Projects Coordinator at Trinity University, compares the process of strategic planning to looking at the foreground, middle ground, and background of a picture. Read Lisa's essay>>