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Date: Friday, Jan 29, 2016

Time: 8:30AM - 11:30AM
Add to CalendarFor Chairs: Part 2 Gathering Data to Make Informed Program Decisions01/29/2016 08:30 AM01/29/2016 11:30 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverPart 2: Supporting Teaching and Learning at the Department LevelThis session will engage Department Chairs in an exploration of how to gather evidence/data to make informed decisions about programs and courses. We will explore the VIU Student Experience Survey data, DASCO survey information and other information that exists on programs to understand what is helpful and what is missing. Then we'll discuss easy ways you and your program colleagues can gather evidence that is relevant and timely for your discipline/program and directions you wish to explore. Examples of VIU initiatives already happening or have happened will be shared. A demonstration will happen around some new resources for Curriculum Mapping your program - aligning program learning outcomes to course outcomes and performing a gap analysis will be explained as another tool for understanding more about your program's connections and future directions. The new Program Review format will also be shared so you know what is coming up in a few years. Come join us to ask questions and learn more!Audience            Open to any VIU Department or Program Chair (current or incoming)Note                    You did not have to attend Part 1 to attend this session. Please join us!Questions?          Liesel.Knaack@viu.caTWO SESSIONS - Choose 1NANAIMO                  B305, B507                                        Jan 27                11:30 am – 2:30 pm (includes lunch)NANAIMO                  B300, Royal Arbutus Room               Jan 29                 8:30 - 11:30 am (includes breakfast)false

Part 2: Supporting Teaching and Learning at the Department Level

This session will engage Department Chairs in an exploration of how to gather evidence/data to make informed decisions about programs and courses. We will explore the VIU Student Experience Survey data, DASCO survey information and other information that exists on programs to understand what is helpful and what is missing. Then we'll discuss easy ways you and your program colleagues can gather evidence that is relevant and timely for your discipline/program and directions you wish to explore. Examples of VIU initiatives already happening or have happened will be shared. A demonstration will happen around some new resources for Curriculum Mapping your program - aligning program learning outcomes to course outcomes and performing a gap analysis will be explained as another tool for understanding more about your program's connections and future directions. The new Program Review format will also be shared so you know what is coming up in a few years. Come join us to ask questions and learn more!

Audience            Open to any VIU Department or Program Chair (current or incoming)

Note                    You did not have to attend Part 1 to attend this session. Please join us!

Questions?          Liesel.Knaack@viu.ca

TWO SESSIONS - Choose 1

NANAIMO                  B305, B507                                        Jan 27                11:30 am – 2:30 pm (includes lunch)

NANAIMO                  B300, Royal Arbutus Room               Jan 29                 8:30 - 11:30 am (includes breakfast)

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