Each semester Tk20 provides two series of webinars:
- one on standard and upgraded system functions .Additional information is available at TK20.com
- a second series is focused on assessment best practices. Additional information is below.
Assessment Best Practices Webinars:
Towards a Global Business Curriculum in a Global Institution
Webster University, an American university with locations in Europe, Asia, and Africa, is actively addressing the challenge of preparing graduates for the global workforce. In this webinar, Dr. Peter Maher and Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande provide an overview of the university's initiative to incorporate global education across all business-related disciplines as well as the process being established to achieve this goal. They discuss the incorporation of Tk20 to communicate details of curriculum mapping and assessment management to worldwide faculty, and to gather and report the assessment data needed for continuous improvement. Initial benefits of curricula enhancements based on this framework are also discussed.
Dr. Peter Maher and Dr Benjamin Ola. Akande
November 4, 2014 at 11am
Driving Information Literacy with Assessment
In this webinar, the presenters will discuss IL integration across the curriculum, results, and goals as manifested in strategic planning. They will highlight the practical methodology of collaboration through the Corban IL Rubric, library resources, faculty participation, and our assessment processes with all academic disciplines. Assessment at Corban University has driven change, enabling IL to become a University objective and thus transforming our learning enterprise.
Ben Moll & Garrett Trott
October 8, 2014 at 1pm
Using Rubrics to Promote Consistency, Clarity and Fairness
In this webinar, the presenter will discuss the benefits for students and program leaders of adopting and using a consistent scoring rubric. The ways in which rubric scores are used to monitor progress of individual students, identify program strengths and weaknesses, and provide meaningful data for accreditors are topics that will be addressed. The webinar will conclude with time for Q&A.
Dr. Debra C. Cobia
University of West Georgia
September 10, 2014 at 1pm
Functionality Spotlight on Field Experience
This presentation will provide an overview and demonstration of using Tk20 solutions to simultaneously manage site-based experiences and track critical statistics while providing essential support for students majoring in education, health professions, counseling, social work, and the social sciences. In this webinar, you will learn about the benefits of integrating information from cooperating sites, including site staff and site demographic data, with students eligible for placements into one centralized system. The presenters will show how this streamlined approach helps the placement coordinators provide optimal matches for candidate field experiences. Example reports will be shared, offering a qualitative picture of student teaching/clinical/internship experience within programs at the institution. This webinar will include time for Q&A.
Managing Assessment Data & Validating Meaningful Change
This webinar provided some useful ideas for raising the maturity level of assessment at our institution. A recording of this webinar is now available online.
Please click here to view the recording and access a copy of the presentation slides.
Functionality Spotlight on LMS Integration
Presenter: Monica Joy Defendorf, Tk20 Assessment & Accreditation Consultant and Customer Solutions Advocate
This presentation provides an overview and demonstration of LMS integration available in Tk20's newest release. Tk20 can integrate with any LTI certified Learning Management System platform including Blackboard, Canvas, D2L Brightspace, Moodle, and Sakai. In this webinar, you will learn about the benefits of this approach and how it can help streamline the process for students submitting assignments and faculty evaluating key assessments. The webinar will close with a time of Q&A.
Functionality Spotlight on Accreditation Management
Presenter: Sara Martin & Dana Krauss, Tk20 Customer Solutions
This presentation provides an overview and demonstration of the new accreditation management functionality within Tk20. Easily follow established workflows to prepare for your program or institution’s next accreditation visit. Use regional and programmatic accreditation templates to setup and monitor data collection and attach evidence directly to key sections of the report. Foster collaboration with chairs and committee members, send notifications of important dates, receive status updates, and track important changes throughout the preparation process. Once the report is complete, simply share it via Word, PDF, or a hyperlink with the accreditation review team and other stakeholders. The webinar will close with time for Q&A.