Join Us for the 2019 Student Affairs Assessment Institute in Toronto!

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
The Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. This year, ACPA and the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation is pleased to partner with CACUSS, the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services. Some key features of the Institute include:...

Five Ways to Improve Your Approach to Data Visuals Today

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
By: Becky Haas and Matt Venaas Best practices for visualizing data may not be the first thing we naturally focus on in our assessment work. But, if a fundamental goal of doing good assessment work is to make a difference on our campuses and enable others to take action, then considering strategies to make our data visually appealing and accessible for various audiences is vital. For most full-...

Learning to Love Assessment, Even When it's Not in Your Job Description

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By: Allison Vickers Like most higher education graduate students, I sat through my requisite research methods and assessment class. Like many graduate students, I understood the theoretical necessity of the class but secretly felt like assessment would always be someone else’s job – I wasn’t in student affairs for the numbers, I was in it to change lives. Why would I ever need surveys and numbers...

Join us at the 2018 Assessment Institute!

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
2018 Student Affairs Assessment Institute The Commission for Assessment and Evaluation (CAE) is excited to announce Chicago, IL as the location of the 2018 Student Affairs Assessment Institute ! This year’s Institute marks the eighth year of CAE’s offering of this curriculum-based learning experience, and it’s safe to say that with seven Student Affairs Assessment Institutes in the books, we’ve...

People Don’t Want To Be Confused With Assessment: My Experience at the ACPA Student Affairs Assessment Institute

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After four days of assessment talk at the ACPA Student Affairs Assessment Institute (AI), I returned to my home campus ready to take on the immense task of revising and revamping my office’s assessment strategy. Being energized by the conference and 100 Student Affairs assessment professionals gave me the confidence and skills I needed to tackle large assessment related structures, such as the...