Associate Professor, Fairmont State University
James Vassil is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Technology at Fairmont State University. Vassil has been the program coordinator, leading assessment efforts since 2006, and added departmental assessment in 2014. He also became a PEV in 2017. Utilizing the knowledge through ABET training, Vassil has begun to switch his focus from course success to student success through the implementation of a sustainable and meaningful continuous improvement process.
This presentation will discuss ideas to shift a culture from compliance to continuous improvement and how to leverage the new ABET criteria to invigorate faculty and foster a sustainable continuous improvement culture. Participants will begin to understand how data they already collect can help them achieve program goals. ABET’s new criteria have many advantages that […]