Assessment Month 2013 - Taking Root with...
This year’s Assessment Month, themed “Taking Root with Assessment,” offered workshops for both staff and students then culminated with the Assessment Reception. Assessment Month focused on improving program assessment and student learning through training and sharing ideas. Our annual Assessment Reception continues to be a force in creating college wide collaboration and communication about...
Kris Tiner and company entertained us with jazz.
Agenda - 3/8/2013
Assessment Meeting Agenda 3/8/13 8:00- 9:00 Levinson 40 * Coffee and Treats will be served!!! *Approval of Minutes 2/8/13 *Updates · Accreditation Report and Follow up- Bonnie · Curriculum Clinic *Topic for discussion · Strengthening Success · Assessment Reception- Bulletin Boards · Assessing the Assessment Committee *Action Items from last meeting: Assessment...
Meeting minutes - 2/8/2013
Assessment Meeting Minutes 2/8/13 8:00- 9:30 Levinson 40 Attendees: Michelle B, Susan M, Patrick S, David N, David K, Dawn D, Denise M, Michael E, Pam D, Bernadette T., and Karimeh A. *Approval of Minutes 11/9/12- minutes were approved *Updates · Think Tank- theme/activity ideas- Denise-reported that they had over 20 participants at the flex think tank meetings. Many good conversations and...
BC Assessment committee presents at 2012 Student...
In October of 2012, David Koeth, Bonnie Suderman, and Bernadette Towns made a presentation at the 2012 Student Success Conference held in Costa Mesa, California. The theme of the conference was “Embracing and Leading Change.” The topic of the session was: “Spotlight On Assessment: Transforming your Campus Assessment Process and Outlook.” The workshop was well attended and...
Assessment Meeting Minutes, 10/12/12
Assessment Meeting Minutes 10/12/12 Attendees: Michelle B, Bernadette T., Patrick S., Susan M., Pam D., David N., Denise M., Dawn D., Manny M., Brian H., David K., Karimeh A. *Approval of Minutes 9/14/12- minutes were approved unanimously. *Updates • Program Assessment- 100% of program assessments were submitted. • Course Assessments- 100% of course assessment timelines were submitted. • ...
Assessment Committee agenda 11/9/12
Assessment Meeting Agenda 11/9/12 8:00- 9:30 Levinson 40 * Coffee and Treats will be served!!! J *Approval of Minutes 10/12/12 *Updates · Accreditation · Think Tank- theme/activity ideas · Course Outcomes *Topic for discussion · Assessing the Assessment Committee *Action Items from last meeting: · Bernadette write article about Student Success Conference and post on...
Assessment Meeting Agenda, 10/12/12
Assessment Meeting Agenda 10/12/12 8:00- 9:30 Levinson 40 * Coffee and Treats will be served!!! *Approval of Minutes 9/14/12 *Updates · Program Assessment · Course Assessments · Think Tank- theme/activity ideas · Accreditation- Week of October 22 * Upcoming Spring Events Planning · Assessment Week/Month? - Students-? - Faculty Training- Topics/ Days/Times · ...
Assessment Meeting Minutes, 9/14/12
Assessment Meeting Minutes 9/14/12 8:00- 9:30 Levinson 40 Attendees: Bonnie S., Bernadette T., David K., David N., Conor W., Pam D., Kenward V., Denise M., Nancy M., Manny M., Patrick S., Susan M., Karimeh A., Ann M. Assessment Goals aligned with strategic goals · The committee discussed the assessment committee goals in relationship to the strategic college goals. All the goals were...
Links to Elizabeth Barkley's Powerpoint slides
Elizabeth Barkley - Powerpoint Part 1 Elizabeth Barkley - Powerpoint Part 2 Elizabeth Barkley - Powerpoint Part 3
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Keynote Speaker for the 2012 conference
The 2012 Assessment and Engagement Conference Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Barkley is an internationally known scholar, educator and consultant. With over 30 years experience as an innovative and reflective teacher, her areas of interest include engaging students through active and collaborative learning; transforming face-to-face and online curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners...
Preparing for the Conference
Things to keep in mind about the 2012 Assessment and Engagement Conference at Bakersfield College: 1. You must pay for your lunch at the conference. The cost is $7. Make sure to reserve a lunch at the Eventbrite site when you reserve your workshops. 2. Bring copies of your course SLOs if you will be participating in the “Program Assessment Plans/ Assessment Module” workshop. 3. Note...
2012 Conference Schedule
- - - - - - - 8:00 - 8:30 am Meet & Greet (outside Forums) Campus Center - - - - - - - 8:45-9:45 Workshop I (Language Arts - various rooms) - - - - - - - 10:00 -11:00 Keynote Speaker - (Forums) - - - - - - - 11:05 - 12:05 Workshop II (Language Arts - various rooms) - - - - - - - 12:05 - 1:00 Lunch (Cafeteria) - - - - - - - 1:15 - 2:45 Assessment Breakout Groups...
2012 Conference Workshops
Approaches to Assessing Course SLOs 8:45-9:45 / LA 201 Presenters: Dr. Kimberly Van Horne and Joyce Kirst Description of workshop: Presenters will cover data driven assessment for course SLO’s. - - - - - - - CCSSE Results 11:05-12:05 / LA 201 Presenter: Ann Morgan Description of workshop: Presenter will explain the CCSSE results completed at Bakersfield College last year that informed...
What if the secret to success is failure? (NY... →
An article that examines the roles of character and grit in academic success. Source:Dr. Kenward Vaughan, Professor of Chemistry and Chair, Physical Science at Bakersfield College
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The Writing Center
The Writing Center emerged from a comprehensive study of Bakersfield College’s developmental education programs three years ago, undertaken by a team led by Dr. Hunter Boylan from the National Center for Developmental Education. That study, colloquially known as “the Boylan Report” and funded by Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) money, engaged multiple stakeholders, interviews, review of available...
WAYPOINT OUTCOMES: A remarkable FREE assessment...
Waypoint Outcomes builds software that streamlines the interactions between learners and teachers. The results can mean a dramatically improved dialog about outcomes and rich data on student learning. The Waypoint Fellows Program is intended to help institutions build grassroots knowledge of rubrics and Waypoint, and to help faculty create exceptional feedback for students. Faculty can build,...
Many people have been asking what the winners received. The departments were awarded gift cards to Office Max. Enjoy the new supplies!!! The individual prize winners were awarded gift cards to Espresso Cafe. Congratulations! Well Done.
Assessment Reception Winners
Faculty and Staff Picks: Best presentation- DSPS Best Idea I plan to Steal- Biology- Case Study Assessment Committee Picks: Best Assessment Cycle Plan Represented- Behavioral Science Best Project Display Board Presenters: Dr. Kimberly Van Horne, and Kristen Rabe Congratulations to all! The prizes will be delivered soon to department chair and prize winners by Bonnie or Bernadette. Thank you...
Assessment Reception Showcase 2011 - Participating...
24 campus departments participated in the first annual Outcomes Assessment Reception Showcase: Academic Development Admissions and Records Art Department Assessment Center BC Extended Learning Office Behavioral Science Biology Counseling Delano Campus Disabled Student Programs and Services English Extended Opportunity Programs and Services Family and Consumer Education Information...