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Succeeding With WASC’s New Institutional Review Process

A LiveText Success Symposium November 6, 2013 Liberty Station Conference Center San Diego, CA 9:30 am – 4:00 pm  Discover:  Understand what the new IRP process means for faculty and the work they do in the classroom. Learn :   Gain practical strategies from prominent institutions on how they implemented these changes. Adapt:   Hear directly from WASC and other assessment experts how to adapt with the changes in the WASC institutional review process. Connect :  Network with other leaders to gain a better understanding of how technology can assist your institution. Join host, Maggie Bailey , Vice Provost for Program Development and Accreditation, Point Loma Nazarene University, and the following presenters: Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission Why WASC’s New Institutional Review Process Matters for Faculty and Students Terrell Rhodes , Vice President for Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment, AAC&am

2013 Academic Resource Conference San Diego California

The WASC Academic Resource Conference has ended as a positive success with new research and approaches being presented. The conference focused on new education models, student assessment, competency based education, and many other aspects of the modern educational experience. Academic administrators and leaders piled into the Hilton Hotel in San Diego between April 10 th and 12 th , 2013 to learn about the latest trends.  Of interest at the conference were the results of a number of studies that included student assessment, preparedness of current students entering college, teaching values, and a push to graduate students within four years. These concepts fit well within the genre of the conference topics and provided some insight into some of the struggles that modern colleges face.    The research on student preparedness indicated that a large percentage of students entering into college are unprepared for the academic work at the college level. Somewhere along the lin