Assessment Showcase


2nd Annual Assessment Showcase

April 30, 2021 | 12–2 p.m.
Please join us in person or via Zoom for East Central College's second annual Assessment Showcase celebrating our commitment to excellence through assessment.
Sponsored by the Instructional Assessment Committee, Office of Academic Affairs, and Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

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Event Schedule


Time Title Presenter Location Video
12–12:15 a.m.
Roundtable
Purchasing Comprehensive Review
General discussion to add more information into recent survey results. Gather feedback regarding goals for the department and where other employees feel the purchasing department could be more beneficial to the college.
Melissa Popp, Purchasing HS 201
12:20–12:35 p.m.
Micro-Presentation
How Does ECC Monitor Retention?
This presentation will take a deeper dive into retention data that is collected and monitored on a continuous basis. We will discuss what data we collect and why we monitor these specific populations.
Supplemental Content
Bethany Lohden; Dana Riegel, Institutional Research HS 100
12:40–12:55 p.m.
Roundtable
Comprehensive Review Dos and Don'ts
Ask questions of faculty who are on the tail end of their Comprehensive Review process. Learn from their experiences how to manage your Comprehensive Review approach and get the most out of the process.
Matthew Gifford, Philosophy/Religion; Leigh Kolb, English/Journalism; Dr. Jennifer Judd, Music; Greg Stotler, Education HS 201
1–1:15 p.m.
Micro-Presentation
Assessing Student Learning from the Bottom Up
Linking signature assignments to course outcomes, then to program outcomes, and then to institutional outcomes connects student learning across levels. That interconnectedness—from the immediacy of the classroom to the broad scope of the college—makes assessment streamlined, manageable, and transferable.
Sue Henderson, English; Dr. Russ Henderson, History HS 100
1:20–1:35 p.m.
Roundtable
Connecting the Data Dots
How Data Reports and Reporting Templates Align: The AARP and Comprehensive Review processes rely on student learning data collected by faculty in courses and retention and success data provided by the Office of Institutional Research. IR data reports have been updated and refined to match the revised AARP and CR templates. This roundtable will provide an opportunity to learn what is new in these documents and how they work together.
Bethany Lohden, Dana Riegel, Institutional Research; Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee HS 201
1:40–1:55 p.m.
Micro-Presentation
AEL—Not Your Old GED Program
After a brief introduction to the ECC Adult Education program, information will be shared regarding the assessment processes within the program, how they are tied to instruction and the state/federal targets for performance measures.
Alice Whalen and Mary Eagan, AEL HS 100
Time Title Host Location Video
12–2 p.m.
Poster Sessions
Value of MOBIUS: Evaluating services and resources as a member of many
Demonstrates “value” of MOBIUS services of physical borrowing, consortium database purchasing, conferences and more.
Lisa Farrell, Library HS Atrium
Growing an Early College Program: Cultivating Relationships to Increase Enrollment
This presentation will highlight how ECC’s enrollment and offerings have changed and expanded to attract current high school students.
Megen Strubberg, Early College and Admissions
Graduation Rates
See how changes in Student Development have affected graduation rates since 2015.
Steffani McCrary, Advising and Counseling
Assessment of the Application and Admission Process
The purpose of this presentation is to show the process our CRM Evaluation Team went through when evaluating potential CRMs for Purchase, and how this group’s experience in doing so has led to a new way of looking at the application and admission process, as we move toward working smarter not harder in the Admissions department.
Stephanie Hebert, Student Development
Website Assessment and Development
The presentation will display how the ECC website was recently redesigned by using and incorporating the results of an employee survey and website analytical information.
Andy Kolb; Joel Doepker, External Relations
Early Alert, Success Coaches, and Data
This presentation will review the timeline of the Early Alert program, the quantitative and qualitative data gathered, and the changes that resulted.
Alison Tucker, The Learning Center
Who’s Your Data: Improving Resources Using Analytics
This poster presentation will show how we used analytics to improve student resources, from the Online Writing Center to our web resources in general.
Lisa Haag, Raphael Maurice, Denise Walker, Erin Anglin, The Learning Center
Distance Learning Assessment
Learn about online assessment measures and data, including online/on-ground student grade and success rates, online course growth, student feedback, and Zoom and Canvas usage.
Chad Baldwin, Karen Klos, Dr. Elizabeth Flotte
Curriculum Mapping: Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been?
With apologies to Joyce Carol Oates, this poster presentation tracks how far we've come in our curricular mapping and where we are going with co-curricular mapping.
Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee
General Education Assessment: Piecing It Together
ECC assesses General Education through the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes and also aligns the ISLOs to the MDHE CORE 42 Framework and Knowledge Area Competencies. This interactive poster session asks for your help connecting our ISLOs with the CORE 42 framework.
Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee
Time Title Presenter Location Video
2 p.m. Awarding of Certificates to all Presenters
Attendance Prize Drawing
Robyn Walter
Michelle Smith
Sue Henderson
HS 100
Presentations
Purchasing Comprehensive Review
Melissa Popp, Purchasing
12–12:15 p.m. Roundtable
General discussion to add more information into recent survey results. Gather feedback regarding goals for the department and where other employees feel the purchasing department could be more beneficial to the college.
Location
HS 201

How Does ECC Monitor Retention?
Bethany Lohden; Dana Riegel, Institutional Research
12:20–12:35 p.m. Micro-Presentation
This presentation will take a deeper dive into retention data that is collected and monitored on a continuous basis. We will discuss what data we collect and why we monitor these specific populations.
Supplemental Content
Location
HS 100

Comprehensive Review Dos and Don'ts
Matthew Gifford, Philosophy/Religion; Leigh Kolb, English/Journalism; Dr. Jennifer Judd, Music; Greg Stotler, Education
12:40–12:55 p.m. Roundtable
Ask questions of faculty who are on the tail end of their Comprehensive Review process. Learn from their experiences how to manage your CR approach and get the most out of the process.
Location
HS 201

Assessing Student Learning from the Bottom Up
Sue Henderson, English; Dr. Russ Henderson, History
1–1:15 p.m. Micro-Presentation
Linking signature assignments to course outcomes, then to program outcomes, and then to institutional outcomes connects student learning across levels. That interconnectedness—from the immediacy of the classroom to the broad scope of the college—makes assessment streamlined, manageable, and transferable.
Location
HS 100

Connecting the Data Dots: How Data Reports and Reporting Templates Align
Bethany Lohden, Dana Riegel, Institutional Research; Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee
1:20–1:35 p.m. Roundtable
The AARP and Comprehensive Review processes rely on student learning data collected by faculty in courses and retention and success data provided by the Office of Institutional Research. IR data reports have been updated and refined to match the revised AARP and CR templates. This roundtable will provide an opportunity to learn what is new in these documents and how they work together.
Location
HS 201

AEL—Not Your Old GED Program
Alice Whalen and Mary Eagan, AEL
1:40–1:55 p.m. Micro-Presentation
After a brief introduction to the ECC Adult Education program, information will be shared regarding the assessment processes within the program, how they are tied to instruction and the state/federal targets for performance measures.
Location
HS 100
Poster Sessions
12–2 p.m. HS Atrium
Value of MOBIUS: Evaluating services and resources as a member of many
Lisa Farrell, Library
Demonstrates “value” of MOBIUS services of physical borrowing, consortium database purchasing, conferences and more.

Growing an Early College Program: Cultivating Relationships to Increase Enrollment
Megen Strubberg, Early College and Admissions
This presentation will highlight how ECC’s enrollment and offerings have changed and expanded to attract current high school students.

Graduation Rates
Steffani McCrary, Advising and Counseling
See how changes in Student Development have affected graduation rates since 2015.

Assessment of the Application and Admission Process
Stephanie Hebert, Student Development
The purpose of this presentation is to show the process our CRM Evaluation Team went through when evaluating potential CRMs for Purchase, and how this group’s experience in doing so has led to a new way of looking at the application and admission process, as we move toward working smarter not harder in the Admissions department.

Website Assessment and Development
Andy Kolb; Joel Doepker, External Relations
The presentation will display how the ECC website was recently redesigned by using and incorporating the results of an employee survey and website analytical information.

Early Alert, Success Coaches, and Data
Alison Tucker, The Learning Center
This presentation will review the timeline of the Early Alert program, the quantitative and qualitative data gathered, and the changes that resulted.

Who’s Your Data: Improving Resources Using Analytics
Lisa Haag, Raphael Maurice, Denise Walker, Erin Anglin, The Learning Center
This poster presentation will show how we used analytics to improve student resources, from the Online Writing Center to our web resources in general.

Distance Learning Assessment
Chad Baldwin, Karen Klos, Elizabeth Flotte
Learn about online assessment measures and data, including online/on-ground student grade and success rates, online course growth, student feedback, and Zoom and Canvas usage.

Curriculum Mapping: Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been?
Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee
With apologies to Joyce Carol Oates, this poster presentation tracks how far we've come in our curricular mapping and where we are going with co-curricular mapping.

General Education Assessment: Piecing It Together
Sue Henderson, Instructional Assessment Committee
ECC assesses General Education through the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes and also aligns the ISLOs to the MDHE CORE 42 Framework and Knowledge Area Competencies. This interactive poster session asks for your help connecting our ISLOs with the CORE 42 framework.
Conclusion
Awarding of Certificates to all Presenters and Attendance Prize Drawing
Robyn Walter, Michelle Smith, Sue Henderson
2 p.m.
Location
HS 100