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Improving Student Outcomes: Using Causal Analysis To Determine Which Interventions Actually Work

Date: November 4 ~ 3:00-4:30pm (Eastern) Type: online webinar Info: With the proliferation of interventions in all levels of education, it is imperative to know which interventions actually work to improve student outcomes. As such, it is also important for administrators and instructors alike to know the fundamental concepts of causal analysis, or studies that help determine whether an intervention is actually causing outcomes to improve over time. This webinar will introduce participants to the basic concepts of experimental design, with a focus on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-experimental methods, such as difference-in-differences and regression discontinuity designs. We will also discuss the concept of matched comparison designs using propensity scores. This webinar is an introduction to the fundamentals of causal analysis and is appropriate for anyone interested in knowing more about cause and effect. Participants will leave the webinar with an understandin

PLNU Workship-Effective Assessment Practices

How do leading institutions emphasize student learning outcomes as a way to more effectively communicate the quality, meaning and integrity of the degree? PLNU Assessment Workshop  San Diego, CA November 6, 2013  9:30am to 4:00pm Registration fee: $75/attendee This event is designed as an open forum for faculty and academic leaders to meet with national leaders in higher education to help build institutional value through effective assessment practices. Who should attend? Chief Academic Officers, Deans, Department and Program Chairs, Assessment Directors and Coordinators, Institutional Research, Accreditation Liaison Officers (ALOs) and Curricular and Co-curricular Assessment Coordinators, Faculty who sit on Assessment Committees. REGISTRATION