Why Data Geeks Love CollegiateLink

Why Data Geeks Love CollegiateLink Dan Norton
  • CollegiateLink Series

Date: Feb 14, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Join us to learn how to get more data out of your CollegiateLink site. This presentation will start with reports that are built into the CollegiateLink site, work though some of the fields that are available in the API and also talk about data that can be pulled using Google Analytics about who is using your site. Note: Some of the features discussed require licensing of the CollegiateLink Analytics & Web Service API module. Contact us if you are unsure about your institution’s license.

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Melissa Wright

Abstract: Founded in 1979, the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) is the pre-eminent force for promoting standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs (www.cas.edu). During this webinar, Marybeth Drechsler Sharp, Executive Director of CAS, will give a detailed overview of their organization, the standards and guidelines they offer to campuses, as well as their partnership with Campus Labs. Additionally, Ashli Grabau from the University of Missouri, a Campus Labs member campus, will share her experience learning about the CAS resources and how they have successfully integrated them into their assessment practice. Guest Presenter:

Dr. Marybeth Drechsler Sharp is Executive Director at the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). She completed her doctorate in College Student Personnel at the University of Maryland (UMD), where she has served as an adjunct instructor. Prior to her arrival at CAS, Drechsler Sharp worked with student leadership development programs and service-learning initiatives for the College Park Scholars living-learning program at UMD. She also actively worked in the residence life departments at the University of Missouri and the University of Central Missouri. She has researched and presented on topics including learning outcomes, leadership self-efficacy, dimensions of identity development, student engagement in living-learning environments, and the motives and experiences of faculty members involved with living-learning programs.
 
Ashli Grabau is currently the University of Missouri’s Department of Student Life Coordinator for Assessment (2007 – present). In this position, she coordinates department-wide assessment initiatives, supports over 18 offices in developing and implementing annual assessment plans, facilitates department and office strategic plan development and program reviews, and chairs the Student Life Assessment Advisory Committee and Student Affairs Assessment Committee. Over the past five years she has gained experience in coordinating assessment efforts across various Student Affairs areas and has served as the lead facilitator for the division-wide learning outcomes assessment initiative. Prior to her current position, Grabau was the Assistant Director of Student Life at DePaul University where she was responsible for office assessment and served on the division assessment committee. She earned her Master’s degree (M.ED.) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri (1999) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) in Psychology from the University of Missouri (1997).
 

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Skill Level: Beginner

Jess Kitt

Focus groups provide an efficient method of gathering valuable qualitative data. Participants will be learn where to begin when considering this assessment method as well an overview of this methodology. Topics will include sampling, question development, group facilitation, and analysis options.

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Jess Kitt

Determining how you should assess a program or student experience can be as intimidating as running the program itself. Attend this webinar and learn how to easily determine what assessment method is best for each assessment situation.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Mary Odden

Collecting and sharing your data are two important steps in the assessment cycle. Diving into your data and sharing important information can increase buy in from stakeholders across campus and assist in building stronger programs. This webinar will outline the strategies for examining your data and effectively sharing it with your campus community.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Mary Odden

Abstract: Are you trying to create a rubric and don’t know where to start? Have you ever wondered why or how to utilize a rubric? Attend this webinar and learn how rubrics can assist both facilitators and students alike in better understanding their learning experience. Participants will be educated on the different types of rubrics, as well as how to develop a rubric from the ground up.

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Mary Odden

Developing a survey may seem like a fairly simple task on the surface, but there are many things to consider as you start the process. During this webinar we will take participants through the steps and considerations necessary to create an effective survey questionnaire. If you are looking to build a survey from scratch or evaluate the effectiveness of a current survey, this will be an engaging webinar for you to participate in.

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Jess Kitt

Clearly articulated learning outcomes can help you understand and increase the value of your programs on campus. If you struggle with writing learning outcomes or need a brief refresher, this webinar is for you! Participants will learn how to write a learning outcome statement from the ground up through in this 30 minute webinar.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Jonathan Hulbert

Are you trying to decide how to talk to your first-year students about the Student Strengths Inventory (SSI)? Participate in this webinar and learn how to engage in an intentional strengths focused discussion with students regarding their non-cognitive results from the SSI. During this session strengths based advisement practices rooted in positive psychology, student development theory, and counseling strategies will all be discussed in relation to the SSI. Also, campus examples of how institutions are communicating with their students about their non-cognitive results will be presented.

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Siobhan May

During this webinar, Arkansas Tech University will discuss how they have conceptualized their “On Track” co-curricular experience that utilizes the CollegiateLink Curriculum module. Arkansas Tech will provide details on how they implement the curriculum, encourage student enrollment in the curriculum, and how they represent events and activities happening campus wide.
Guest Presenter Aubrey Holt currently serves as the Director of Campus Life at Arkansas Tech University. In this role, she oversees leadership development and service initiatives, the co-curricular experience program (On Track), and Registered Student Organizations, including the Homecoming, and Spirit Squads. Holt obtained her M.A.E. in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Western Kentucky University in May 2011. Prior to her graduate work, Holt traveled to over 50 college campuses as an Educational Leadership Consultant for Delta Zeta Sorority to facilitate officer and membership development. She obtained her bachelor degree in Broadcast Journalism from Arkansas Tech University in 2007.

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Skill Level: Intermediate

Jonathan Hulbert

This webinar will be helpful for campuses who have already introduced CollegiateLink to their students and are now looking for strategies to increase student adoption and participation. Attendees will learn how the University of California Riverside has streamlined their student adoption of CollegiateLink through organization management strategies, marketing, and technical resources. In addition, other campus student adoption strategies will be presented. Guest Presenters: Adam Ryen Daniels currently serves as a Student Organization Advisor at the University of California Riverside, after graduating from Azusa Pacific University in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Student Affairs. He has been spearheading efforts to educate and inform student organizations on what CollegiateLink can offer by creating a video tutorial series to reach Riverside’s massive commuter population. Adam also coordinates various social media outlets for the university and will be speaking about how to utilize these venues to promote and educate both the involved and uninvolved students on CollegiateLink.      

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Jess Kitt

Have you ever found that after facilitating a program or event your students did not learn what you had hoped? Formative assessment can help monitor the learning experience and ensure that administrators are addressing knowledge gaps during the learning experience, rather than after. Quinnipiac University embraced the idea of moving beyond summative methods by incorporating formative assessment techniques throughout their student programming. This webinar highlights how one campus used formative assessment and the Student Response System to advance their understanding of their students’ co-curricular experience. Guest Presenter: Erin Twomey, Associate Director for Campus Life & New Student Orientation at Quinnipiac University. Erin Twomey has been the Associate Director of Campus Life at Quinnipiac for the past 5 years. In this role, she has served on the Division of Student Affairs Assessment Team since its formation in 2010. The Assessment Team is responsible for educating the division on current assessment practices and trends; assisting with the creation of divisional, departmental and office assessment tools; and developing the overall strategic plan for the division as it relates to assessment and learning. Erin coordinates the assessment efforts of Campus Life Office and is the primary administrator for the university's CollegiateLink site, Do You QU.        

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Jess Kitt

Increasing opportunities for leadership and organizational development can help form stronger student organizations and leaders. University of New Hampshire, Towson University and Temple University will share how they each created their individual programs and how this has impacted their work and relationship with student organizations. This webinar will discuss the formation, implementation and results of each program. Guest Presenters:

Adriane Reily is the Program Coordinator for Student Organizations with Student Activities at Temple University. She serves as the primary Owl Connect (CollegiateLink) administrator, facilitates student organization registration, and supports leadership and organizational development through the Student Training and Reward System (STARS) program. Adriane is always experimenting with ways to use technology to support student learning and increase productivity. She received her Master’s degree in College and University Student Personnel Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Feel free to connect with Adriane via email at areilly@temple.edu or Twitter @adrianereilly.
Chris Rindosh is the coordinator for student organizations at Towson University. He is responsible for training and supporting student organizations and their advisors which includes managing Involved@TU, as well as coordinating Involvement Fairs and the Student Group Summits. Chris also advises the Homecoming and SGA elections committees. Chris attended The College of New Jersey and received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and attended Florida State University where he received his M.S. in Higher Education.
Nate Hastings is the Coordinator of Student Organizations and Leadership at the University of New Hampshire. Nate sits on the Student Activity Fee Committee as a full voting member and is responsible for overseeing the recognition process for student organizations. He also directs several leadership programs including the UNH Leadership Certificate Program. Nate is a two time Wildcat and received his B.A. in Political Science and Master’s in Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire.
Taylor Hodgdon is the Wildcat Link Manager at the University of New Hampshire. Taylor is responsible for the daily management of the University’s Collegiate Link site, and actively conducts campus climate assessments to gauge areas such as student involvement, leadership, and high impact activities across the UNH campus. Taylor recently received his B.S in geology in 2014 and is currently working towards his masters in Glacial Geology at the University of New Hampshire.

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