Many institutions are increasing their focus on assessing and improving student learning outcomes. This presentation, moderated by Andrew Barbour, Senior Contributing Editor at Campus Technology, highlights how two IT leaders partnered with institutional leadership to leverage technology that supports these efforts and scales across the institution. The presenters share strategies they employed to select and implement an assessment management system, integrate it with existing IT architecture, and foster community engagement and collaboration throughout the process.

Attendees will gain insight into:

  • How IT can support strategic initiatives on campus related to assessment and improving student learning outcomes
  • Key criteria to consider when evaluating assessment management systems
    Strategies for implementing an assessment management system and scaling it across the campus
  • Examples of how to integrate an assessment management system with the existing IT infrastructure, including Blackboard, Canvas, and Sakai
  • Best practices for collaborating with institutional leadership and engaging faculty and students throughout the process
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Beth Rugg
Ithaca College
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Scott Trimmer
University of Findlay