Ask Me Anything: Assessment Discussion Den

In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): Assessment Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all assessment-related questions and our experts will answer them. Each Discussion Den brings ABET thought leaders together with Symposium attendees for an informal and enlightening discussion on a specific topic. These are organic conversations. There is no agenda or… Read more »

Ask Me Anything: Accreditation Discussion Den

In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): Accreditation Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all accreditation-related questions and our experts will answer them. ABET Chief Accreditation Officer Joe Sussman and Senior Director of Accreditation Operations Jane Emmet will lead the conversation. Each Discussion Den brings ABET thought leaders together with Symposium attendees for… Read more »

Ask Me Anything: International Accreditation Discussion Den

In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): International Accreditation Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all international accreditation-related questions and our experts will answer them. Join ABET Chief Accreditation Officer Joe Sussman, Senior Director of Accreditation Operations Jane Emmet and Manager of International Accreditation Sherri Hersh to discuss the topics that are most… Read more »

Developing Performance Indicators for Program Assessment

Performance indicators are a critically important educational tool for programs, both in setting course objectives and to help students understand expectations of their learning by the time they complete the program. As such, performance indicators should be developed through a consensus among the faculty and once assessed, the results should be reviewed to determine what… Read more »

Accrediting Natural Science and Mathematics Programs Under ANSAC General Criteria

ABET accreditation has long been the global standard for programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. Recently programs in disciplines outside of these four main areas have shown interest in becoming accredited. This presentation will explore accrediting natural science and mathematics programs under ANSAC General Criteria and the value accreditation brings to these… Read more »

We Are Interested in Seeking ABET Accreditation: Are We Ready?

Considering ABET accreditation for the first time? You can’t miss this session! You will gain a firm understanding of the foundational processes and procedures of the ABET accreditation process, what is needed to prepare for the initial accreditation of a program and where to turn for further information. We will go over the entire process… Read more »

Using Canvas Outcomes to Facilitate Data Collection of Performance Indicators

One of the struggles of an assessment coordinator is consistently collecting data from instructors. If your institution uses the Canvas learning management system, you can leverage grading rubrics to get direct assessment of performance indicators with no additional steps on the part of faculty. During this session, you will learn how to: Translate existing performance… Read more »

Engaging Faculty in Program Assessment

Sustainable program assessment and continuous quality improvement is a human process. Faculty are critical for success as they define student outcomes, assess student learning, evaluate data, design and implement changes, and assess impact. Unfortunately, many programs struggle to maintain sustainable assessment processes because faculty are not involved consistently or systematically. This is hardly surprising as… Read more »

EAC Progress Report on Criterion 3/Criterion 5 Transition

The changes in Criterion 3/Criterion 5 are now in effect. This presentation discusses the C3/C5 background, the range of implementations seen during the 2020-21 accreditation cycle and approaches that programs took to demonstrate compliance.