Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

2015 Conference Materials

Keynote Speaker Presentations

Achieving Assessment Nirvana by Closing the Loop

Dr. Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, Center for Postsecondary Research and NSSE Institute, Indiana University

Stop Sharing, Start Inspiring

Ed Cabellon, Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs, Bridgewater State University

Concurrent Sessions I

Buckeyes Got Your Back: Evaluation of a Bystander Intervention Program

Michelle Bangen, Christina Athas, The Ohio State University

College Readiness Indicators Do Not Tell the Entire Story: Using Innovative Practices to Engage Underprepared Students

Sy Bridenbaugh, University of Kentucky

Next Steps: Meta Assessment

Lindsay Onufer, Point Park University

Small Wins: Quick and Easy Assessments for Programs and Services

Kristen Lindsay, Heidelberg University

Using Skills Assessments to Develop Intrinsically Motivated Student Leaders

Amanda McCann, Tracey Walterbush, The Ohio State University

Concurrent Sessions II

All Present and Accounted For? Developing Benchmarks to Measure Student Veteran Success

Craig This, Seth Gordon, Mike Farrell, Wright State University

Collaborative Partnerships in Student Life and Academic Affairs Supporting First-Year Students. We've Built Them. How Do We Assess Them?

Bernadette Jungblut, Regan Bruni, Jacob Sanwidi, Morgan Sharpless, Ashley Watts, West Virginia University

Inquiry: The Gateway to Intentional Research

Scott Gaier, Taylor University

The Five Key Findings from the National Student Financial Wellness Study and How You Can Support Student Financial Wellness

Anne McDaniel, Catherine Montalto, Bryan Ashton, Kirstan Duckett, The Ohio State University

Using Backwards Design Principles to Assess the Impact of an Organization's Services

Stephanie Rohdieck, Sarah Holt, The Ohio State University


Concurrent Sessions III

Getting on the Best-Sellers List: The Essentials of Storytelling in Student Affairs Assessment Reporting

Leslie Cavin, Melissa Gilbert, Otterbein University

Making Assessment Accessible: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Building Capacity

Gwen Fears, Kathy Jicinsky, Miami University

Student Veterans in Higher Education: Resilience, Support, and Institutional Implications

Michael Carrell, Kirstan Duckett, Krystyne Savarese, The Ohio State University

Transition Experiences of New Professionals In Student Affairs: A Qualitative Pilot Study

Elizabeth Okuma, Hiram College

Concurrent Sessions IV

Ensuring Student Success: Impact of Pre-College Programs

Royel Johnson, Tiffany Polite, The Ohio State University

Make it Work for You! Using Data to Guide Decision-Making

Marci Shumaker, Don Stenta, The Ohio State University

Staying on Track: Common Roadblocks to Avoid When Assessing Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes

Margaret Wu, Dan Whiteley, Purdue University

What the Tweet: Social Media Analytics for Beginners

Kaci Kortis, Jaime Sperandio, University of Cincinnati