ACJS 2018 Assessment Workshop
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ACJS Assessment Workshop

 Export to Your Calendar 2/14/2018
When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
1:30 pm
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Hilton 1st Floor, Grand Salon 3
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana  70130
United States
Contact: Stephanie Mizrahi

Online registration is available until: 2/1/2018
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The ACJS Assessment Committee and Peregrine Academics are proud to announce the Third Annual Assessment Workshop to be held at the New Orleans Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 14 from 1:30-5:30.

This year’s workshop will focus on Overcoming Academic Assessment Challenges with Workable Solutions, with a focus on providing insight and best practices on how to address common challenges in academic assessment. Topics of special interest may include, but are not limited to; resistance and buy-in, funding, implementation, getting usable data/sufficient evidence, translating findings to plans for future action. Time will be available to share best practices and ideas with your fellow attendees.

A tentative agenda is listed below. Additional presenters are in the process of being added.


Food will be available thanks to the generosity of our sponsor, Peregrine Academics.

Registration is free, but space is limited in order to provide a chance for meaningful interaction among the workshop participants.


1:30 – 1:40 --  Introductions and Overview of Workshop

Erin Orrick, Sam Houston State University, Chair, ACJS Assessment Committee
Stephanie Mizrahi, California State University, Sacramento. Deputy Chair, ACJS Assessment Committee

1:40 – 2:30 --  Session One

A Case Study of Assessment in an Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program - Kristi Holsinger & Lindsey Arbuthnot Clancey, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Using Assessment Results in your Curriculum and Classroom – Timothy C. Hayes, University of North Georgia
Evaluating Learning Outcomes Using Third Party Assessment Services. Christina Perry, Peregrine Academics, Co-Sponsor of ACJS Assessment Workshop

2:40 – 3:30 --  Session Two

Team-based learning in the classroom – Bryan Robinson, University of Mount Union
Spot-Checking: A Simple Assessment of Classroom Learning – Gregory Plumb, Park University
Developing/Assessing Course Objectives or Assessment Requirements for Reaccreditation/Reaffirmation – TBD

3:30 – 3:45     Break

3:45 – 4:45     Breakout Sessions – Participants will have a chance to join different breakout tables with our presenters to focus on issues of particular interest to them. This will be the chance for folks to exchange experiences with creating assessment.

Faculty Buy-in
Things to consider for new assessment coordinators
Team-based learning
Developing/assessing course objectives or Assessment Requirements for Reaccreditation/Reaffirmation

4:45 – 5:30     Large Group Discussion/Review of Breakout Sessions