122nd ANNUAL MEETING

DALLAS, TEXAS – December 2-5, 2017

 

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Orientation for First-Time Attendees (Wheelan)

CS-1

Faculty Qualifications (Hardt)

CS-2

Student Services (Cuevas)

CS-3

The Role and Responsibilities of New Accreditation Liaisons (Taylor)

CS-4*

The First Draft of the Application for Membership: A Q&A Session (Kirk)

CS-5*

Navigating Substantive Change (Sightler)

CS-6

A Stitch in Time: Predictive Analytics as a Retention Tool Redux (Lindquist)

CS-7

What Happens When You Try a New Way of Teaching? Student Opinions of Team-Based Learning (Estis)

What Happens When You Try a New Way of Teaching? Student Opinions of Team-Based Learning (Estis)

CS-8*

The Student Mentoring Experience: A Three-Pronged Approach (Kaplan)

CS-9

Changing Higher Education's Economic Model (Merkt)

Changing Higher Education's Economic Model (Merkt)

CS-10*

A Community College and University Partnership Supporting BSN Degree Completion for Nursing Students (Jones_M)

CS-11

Developing Minority Scholar Programs Using Data and Setting New Metrics (Brecheen)

CS-12

Defining Success in the First Year: A Collaboration Between Academic and Student Affairs (Coleman_E)

Defining Success in the First Year: A Collaboration Between Academic and Student Affairs (Coleman_E)

CS-13

The Role of a Center for Teaching and Learning in Advancing Innovation (Cottrell)

CS-14

Who Says Students Can’t Pass Developmental Math?: Adaptive Learning at RBC (Smith_M)

CS-15

The Impact of Active Learning Strategies on Student Learning (Cather)

CS-16

Successful QEP Strategies: Vital Lessons from a Major Community College’s "Start2Finish" Plan (Lambert)

Successful QEP Strategies: Vital Lessons from a Major Community College’s "Start2Finish" Plan (Lambert)

Successful QEP Strategies: Vital Lessons from a Major Community College’s "Start2Finish" Plan (Lambert)

CS-17*

Promoting Institutional Success Through an Academic Advising QEP (VanSickle)

CS-18*

Navigating Accreditation During Radical Transformation (Cooper)

CS-19

For. The. Love.  Logistics of the On-Site Visit (Yin)

CS-20

Degrees with Certification Prep: Do Students Follow Through? (Merrifield)

CS-21

Establishing an Institutional Effectiveness Framework: A Course Correction (Hughes)

CS-22*

Data with a Heart: Reflections on the Success of ESL Students (Gregg)

CS-23*

Closing the Widest Loops: Reflecting on Outcomes across Stakeholder Groups (Ashe)

CS-24*

Cross-Evaluation of Rubrics for Capstone Project Assessment (Luo-Beitler)

CS-25*

The Evolution: When QEP 1.0 Outgrows the Name QEP to Make Way for QEP 2.0 (Morgan-Curtis)

CS-26

Preparing for Success: Perspectives on Hosting a SACSCOC Visiting Team (Parrish)

CS-27*

Beyond the (Online) Class: Planning for Quality Distance Education and Online Learning (DiPaulo)

CS-28

The Heart of 3.4.11 (Barrios)

CS-29*

Faculty Are Also the Heart of Education!: Engaging Our Faculty in Assessment (Wehlburg)

CS-30*

Effective Change Management in Associate Degree Granting Colleges (Meadows)

CS-31

Pushing Retention and Gradation Data out to Key Stakeholders Across Campus (Rainey)

CS-32*

SACSCOC President Meeting with New CEOs (Wheelan)

CS-33*

The Quality Enhancement Plan (Sheeley)

CS-34

Financial and Physical Resources (Barrett)

CS-35*

Preparing a Fifth-Year Interim Report (Luke)

CS-36

Faculty Credentialing: Creating Institutional Buy-in and Good Practices (Grace)

CS-37

Working Information: Developing a QEP for Campuswide Information Literacy Infusion (William_J)

CS-38

What the Academic Leader Needs to Know to Lead and Manage Online Learning (Pina

CS-39

The Power of Partnerships: Growth, Success and Million-Dollar Gifts (Greene)

CS-40

Mission Vitality and Academic Freedom in a Faith-Based Institution (Hall_J)

CS-41

Where the HEART Is: Virtual Student Services (Hamilton)

Where the HEART Is: Virtual Student Services (Hamilton)

CS-42*

Engaging Students in Large-Scale Projects to Improve Student Learning (Murphy)

CS-43*

UHD Gators Engage in the Community (Gulati)

CS-44*

Developing the Foundation of a Culture of Completion with a First-Year Experience Course (Teague)

CS-45

Using Course Evaluation Results to Foster High-Level Change (Smith_Sedef)

CS-46

Using CAS to Prepare Student Affairs Units for Institutional Accreditation (Drum)

CS-47

From Probation to Compliance Utilizing the T.E.A.M. Approach (Arreazola)

CS-48*

Creating a Culture of Assessment (Petroski)

CS-49*

The Quality Enhancement Plan:  Identifying and Using Applicable Data for Decision Making (Lee_K)

CS-50*

Creating Buy-In: Supporting Success Through Effective Communication (Thomas)

CS-51

Elevating the Quality of Continuous Improvement in Support Units Through Meta-Assessment (Crews)

Elevating the Quality of Continuous Improvement in Support Units Through Meta-Assessment (Crews)

CS-52

Measures of Student Achievement: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics in Higher Education (Prihoda)

CS-53

Implementing an Effective Academic Program Assessment Feedback Process (Freels)

CS-54

Partnership to Integrate Regional and Disciplinary Accreditation Efforts (McMillan)

Partnership to Integrate Regional and Disciplinary Accreditation Efforts (McMillan)

CS-55

Faculty Buy-In, the Cornerstone of QEP Success (Clark)

CS-56

Operationalizing VALUE Rubric Dimensions: Case Studies on Interrater Agreement (Gray)

CS-57*

Improved Continuous Tracking of Learning Outcomes Using a Learning Management System (Meyer)

CS-58

Succeeding in the Compliance Certification Journey to Reaffirmation (Glenn)

CS-59

Complying With 3.12.1 (Substantive Change) Does Not Have to Be Difficult (Mynatt)

CS-60

Preparing for Successful On-Site Committee Visits (Hess)

CS-61*

Reimagining Competencies: Integrating Certifications into Academic Programs (Vester)

Monday, December 4, 2017

CS-62*

Finance Training (Private Institutions) (Barrett)

CS-63*

Is This a Significant Departure? (Sightler)

CS-64*

Maintaining Quality and Managing Growth in Dual Enrollment/Concurrent Enrollment (Lowe

CS-65

Promoting, Tracking, and Recognizing Meaningful Engagement at a Large Institution (VanScoy)

Promoting, Tracking, and Recognizing Meaningful Engagement at a Large Institution (VanScoy)

CS-66

Ethical Considerations in Data Ownership, Access, and Utilization in an Era of Big Data (Lancaster)

CS-67

A Quality Compliance Certification: Pathway to Institutional Success (Sharpe)

CS-68*

Teaching the Teachers: How to Make Core Assessment Relevant and Accessible (Phillips)

CS-69*

Using Logic Models to Help Institutional Initiatives Succeed (Song)

CS-70

Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources: Strategies and Tactics (Christensen)

Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources: Strategies and Tactics (Christensen)

Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources: Strategies and Tactics (Christensen)

CS-71*

Creating a Culture of College Completion (Cintron)

CS-72

8 Proven Steps to Effectively Lead Change in Higher Education (Gillette)

CS-73*

Conversations That Matter: Strategies for Building a Sustainable Assessment Culture (Bhat)

CS-74*

Interstate Passport: Putting Learning Outcomes to Work (Shea)

CS-75

How to Help an Institution Succeed Through the Use of a Graduate School Online Writing Studio (Kirschner)

CS-76*

Assessing General Education: Improving Student Learning (Paredes)

CS-77

So You Want to Be a (Better) SACSCOC Reviewer? (Calhoun-French)

CS-78

The Heart of Compliance: Students and Your Policy Manual (Hantla)

CS-79*

Keeping the Herd Headed West:  Using Project Management to Guide Project Implementation (Campbell)

Keeping the Herd Headed West:  Using Project Management to Guide Project Implementation (Campbell)

CS-80*

Evaluating Educational Quality (Kirk)

CS-81*

Library and Learning Resources (Baird)

CS-82

Using the Resource Manual: Advice to Institutions and Peer Reviewers (Johnson)

CS-83

The Role of Chief Academic Officers and Accreditation (Hardt)

The Role of Chief Academic Officers and Accreditation (Hardt)

CS-84

It Takes a Village: Building a Case for Compliance Through Collaboration (Harris)

CS-85

Fostering a Culture of Institutional Effectiveness Through Coaching (Harrod)

CS-86*

Fulfilling SACSCOC Requirements: Physical Resources (Hayes)

CS-87*

Engaging the Digital Generation (Ahlquist)

CS-88*

Let's Get Engaged: Examining Two Programs Designed to Engage First-Year Students (Packer-Muti)

CS-89*

Changing Organizational Culture for Continual QEP Improvement (Clements)

CS-90*

The Building Blocks of Teaching Excellence (Bartoletti)

CS-91

Freshman Retention and Engagement:  The Heart of the University (Adkins)

CS-92

Where the Paper Trail Ends: Implementing a New Online Assessment System (Robinson)

CS-93

Mining NSSE:  Using Student Engagement Results for Continuous Improvement (Ferguson)

CS-94

Anticipating and Overcoming Non-Learning Outcomes Assessment Pitfalls (Orem)

CS-95*

Finance Training (Public Institutions) (Barrett)

CS-96

Motivation Is Not Enough:  Supporting Students in Developing Skills for Success (Huxtable)

CS-97

Using Thinking Routines to Empower and Engage Students (Andrews)

CS-98

Beyond Discussion Boards: Moving Online Course Design to the 21st Century (Davis)

Beyond Discussion Boards: Moving Online Course Design to the 21st Century (Davis)

CS-99*

Diversity and Inclusion: The Heartbeat of Institutional Success (Wagner)

CS-100

Title IX and ADA: Navigating the Changing Landscape (Abney)

CS-101*

A Transfer Reform Agenda: An Exemplar and More Coming. How Does Your Institution Fit In? (Ehasz)

CS-102

A Qualitative Approach to Continuous Improvement in Academic Support (Roughton)

CS-103

Transforming Gateway Courses to Improve Teaching and Learning and to Advance Equity (Koch)

CS-104*

Using CAS Standards for Student Affairs Program Review (Wells)

CS-105*

The VALUE Approach: Assessing for Learning, Reflecting to Improve (McConnell)

CS-106

Data to Dashboard: Driving Continuous Improvement (Wiley)

CS-107*

Avoid Reaffirmation Heartache: Loves’ Labor Be Lost on Poor Faculty Qualifications Documentation (Watt)

CS-108

Educational Programs – Undergraduate (Taylor)

CS-109

Using the Resource Manual: Advice to Institutions and Peer Reviewers (Johnson)

CS-110

Institutional Effectiveness: An Overview (Hoefer)

CS-111

Governance and Administration (Earvin)

CS-112*

Educational Programs Offered Through Collaborative Arrangements (Sheeley)

CS-113

Accelerating On-Ramps for Underprepared Students (Dotson)

CS-114*

Think Tank: A Small Institution’s Solution to Improving Institutional Effectiveness (Soul)

CS-115

Reflections on a Student Success Initiative: Lessons for Continuous Improvement (Kent)

CS-116

We Didn’t Report WHAT? Preventing a “Heart Attack” over Substantive Change (Jones_Bonnie)

We Didn’t Report WHAT? Preventing a “Heart Attack” over Substantive Change (Jones_Bonnie)

CS-117*

Managing the Credentialing Process The Easy(er) Way! (Allison-Jones)

CS-118

Physical Resources (Hall_D)

CS-119

Assessing Critical Thinking Skills: Lessons from a QEP (Knox)

CS-120*

Assess, Adjust, Assess Some More: A QEP Case Study (Atkins)

CS-121

Creating Transparency and Facilitating Utilization of Institutional Data (Rainey)

CS-122*

Online Student Support Scorecard Evaluation (Brown_V)

CS-123

Keeping Your Compliance Heartbeat Steady During Times of Change (Busby)

CS-124

They're Here Now What? (Silvers)

CS-125*

Removing Barriers to Student Success Through Virtual Tutoring (Bradley)

CS-126

Blueprint for Success: Creating a Competency-Based College Bachelor Degree (Peek)

Blueprint for Success: Creating a Competency-Based College Bachelor Degree (Peek)

CS-127

Microsoft SharePoint and OneNote as Tools for the Fifth-Year Interim Report (Kyne)

CS-128

Using Accreditation to Enhance Institutional Improvement (Hardt)

CS-129*

Theological Education (Sheeley)

CS-130*

Institutional Effectiveness:  An Exploration of Selected FAQs (Cuevas)

CS-131*

Preparing a Fifth-Year Interim Report (Luke)

CS-132*

Shifting Investments to the Learner (Earvin)

CS-133*

For-Profit Institutions and Accreditation: A Discussion (Taylor)

CS-134

Quality Matters: Course Design for Student Learning and Success (Ford)

CS-135

“Partners For Success”: Engaging At-Risk Students in a Student Mentor Program (Claywell)

CS-136

Jumpstarting Your Students' Success at Two-Year Colleges (Cunningham)

CS-137

The HEART of the Matter: Maximizing Accessibility and Flexibility in Nursing Programs (Elmore)

CS-138*

Using an Institution's Strategic Plan to Drive Teaching and Learning Initiatives and Activities (Stabile)

CS-139

Engaging Students Through Quality Enhancement (Anderson)

CS-140*

Bringing the Simulation Lab into the Classroom (Garcia)

CS-141

Engaging Faculty and Staff in Supporting Student Engagement and Reflection (VanScoy)

CS-142*

Students Who Muddle: A Pre-Intervention Plan to Effect Course Correction (Anderson)

CS-143

Pride Points: Using Success-Focused Questioning to Overcome a Negativity Bias (Cheek)

CS-144

Reflection to Improve Assessment: Unveiling the “Heart” of Faculty Engagement (Das)

CS-145

Evidence of Learning: E-portfolio as Assessment Infrastructure (Simmons)

CS-146

Falling in Love with Program Reviews (Morgan_M)

CS-147

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

A Cultural Shift Toward Authentic Student Learning Outcome Assessment (Fontaine)

CS-148*

Making the Grade: Strengthening Learning Outcome Assessment Through Inter-Institutional Collaboration (Miloch)

CS-149

Creating Structures and Processes to Promote Success in Your Mission (Gillespie)

CS-150*

Data-Driven Retention and Graduation (McNealey)

CS-151*

Logic Models: A Tool for Institutional Effectiveness Planning and Outcome Evaluation (Herber-Valdez)

CS-152

Data Visualization to Drive Institutional Planning (Hines)

CS-153*

From Diving to Thriving:  How to Reinvigorate a Struggling QEP (Smith_C)

CS-154

SLOs: The Heart of QEP Impact Reports! (Strawn)

CS-155

Moving from a Disconnected Campus to a Culture of Assessment (Kolitsch)

Moving from a Disconnected Campus to a Culture of Assessment (Kolitsch)

CS-156

From Zero to Pathway in One Year: A Pathway Case Study (Stewart_B)

CS-157

When the Wolf Leaves the Door: Sustaining Compliance Momentum Between Accreditation Reviews (Williford)

CS-158

Faculty Credentialing: Building a Base for Quality and Consistency (Stewart_J)

CS-159*

Bridge to Becoming a Sophomore in a Semester: Accelerating Degree Completion (Allen)

CS-160

Preparing Problem Solvers for Life: How Our QEP Really Improved My Class (Daniels)

CS-161*

Compliance Certification (Baird)

CS-162

Infusing Consistent Syllabus Templates Across Your College: A Case Study (Craig)

CS-163*

Developing Competency-Based Education Programs Without Losing Your Accreditation (Garn)

CS-164

A Self-Sustaining Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Model for All Students (Beauchamp Campbell)

CS-165

Student 54, Where Are You? The Challenges of Improving Student Retention (Yin)

CS-166

Engaging Students in Career and Academic Planning: The Evolution of a QEP (Byington)

CS-167

QEP Development and Implementation: Opportunities and Challenges for the Small Liberal Arts College (Rice)

CS-168

Using Student Perceptions for Program-Level Assessment (Turcotte)

CS-169*

Pathways Implementation at Midland College: A Small College Perspective (Kennedy)

CS-170

Changing Course Design Culture with Free and Open Resources (Pina)

CS-171

Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges to Online Student Success (Smith_J)

CS-172

Developing an Institutional Definition of Credit Hours (Glenn)

CS-173

Show Me the Data!: Tracking Student Engagement and Using the Data to Make Meaningful Campus Decisions (Sitharaman)

CS-174*

Assessing the Assessment:  Adding Value to Comprehensive Program Review (Raubenheimer)

CS-175*

Beyond QEP: Sustaining and Scaling an Academic Support Initiative (Hickman)

CS-176

Crucial Conversations in Assessment: Thinking About What They Are and How to Have Them (Shenoy)

CS-177*

Utilizing a Graduate Exit Survey to Understand Student Needs and Successes  (Gibson)

CS-178

Assessing Achievement in an FYE Course and Program Through Assessment Triangulation (DeLuca)

CS-179*

Portfolio 2.0?:  A Novel Role for Portfolios in Assessment and Accreditation (Hill)

CS-180

Engaging Faculty in the Assessment and Improvement of Critical Thinking Using the CAT Instrument (Harris)

CS-181

Informed Reflection:  A Disciplined Approach to Institutional Change (Miller)

CS-182

Redefining Our QEP Student Cohort: A Consequential Midcourse Correction (Grimes)

CS-183

Assessing, Revising, and Improving Student Learning Outcomes (Lee_Frank)

CS-184*

Engaging Students Through Interfaith Studies (Hanshaw)

CS-185

Perceived Discrimination Is a Plague on Diversity: Inoculate Your Institution! (Kemp)

CS-186

The “Why” of the Story: Collaborative Learning and Intergenerational Life Review (Gentsch)

CS-187*

Study Abroad: Understanding and Overcoming Its Barriers (Springer)