Assessment Institute Proposal Development Information Session
Information Needed to Submit a Proposal
RPA's Best Scholarly Presentation Award
2023 Proposal Development Information Session Presentation Slides
Special Session Topics
General Session Topics
Assessment Institute Proposal Development Information Session:
Join us for an information session to learn how to develop a proposal for the 2023 Assessment Institute, including one geared toward the RPA Best Scholarly Presentation Award, offered via Zoom, on Friday, October 28, 2022, from 1:00–1:45 p.m. (Eastern). Zoom connection details are: https://iu.zoom.us/j/87168287898 (please add this information to your calendar).
Call for Proposal Submission Guidelines:
- All proposals and edits to previously completed proposals should be submitted online no later than 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, which is our priority deadline for proposal receipt. We will accommodate additional proposals beyond this date as program space permits.
- You can submit multiple proposals, but due to limited space not all proposals can be accepted.
- Please review the RPA Presentation Award Rubric before submitting your proposal. If you would like your presentation considered for the RPA's Best Scholarly Presentation Award, you should check the box for consideration when completing your proposal submission. If you do not wish to have your proposal considered, please do not check this box.
- The coordinating/main presenter will receive an email confirming that the proposal was successfully submitted.
- Preference will be given in the selection process to those proposals that include information about assessment findings and their use to improve student learning and/or institutional processes or services.
- If your proposal is accepted for a presentation at the Institute, presenters and co-presenters are expected to pay registration fees and will need to register for the Institute via the Institute website.
- Proposal status notifications will be sent via email to the coordinating/main presenter listed on the proposal the week of May 1, 2023.
Special Session Topics:
In addition to the general session topics that follow, we will feature keynote presentations and concurrent and poster sessions emphasizing assessment and improvement in:
- Community Engagement – Coordinators: Anthony Chase, IUPUI; and Jillian Martin, University of Cape Coast (See HIPs in the States below)
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Coordinators: Michele J. Hansen and Corinne C. Renguette, IUPUI; Bethany Miller, Macalester College
- Faculty Development – Coordinators: Seonmi Jin, Indiana University—Bloomington; Krista Longtin and Megan Palmer, IUPUI
- Global Learning – Coordinators: Leslie Bozeman and Hilary Kahn, IUPUI; Dawn Whitehead, American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U); and Darla Deardorff, Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)
- Graduate/Professional Education – Coordinators: Peter Altenburger, IUPUI; Jeff Barbee, The Ohio State University; Susan N. Kahn, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology; and Sarah Zahl, Marian University
- HIPs in the States (High-Impact Practices) – Coordinators: Jerry Daday, Brandi Gilbert, Tom Hahn, and Jennifer Thorington-Springer, IUPUI; Jo-Ellen Becco and Robin Schofield, Pikes Peak Community College; Amy Cicchino, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Matt Lexow, Southwest Tennessee Community College; Ken O'Donnell, California State University, Dominguez Hills; and Sara Evans, Kennesaw State University
- In 2023, Community Engagement will be included with HIPs in the States – Coordinators: Anthony Chase, IUPUI; and Jillian Martin, University of Cape Coast
- Learning Improvement – Coordinator: Keston H. Fulcher, James Madison University
- STEM Education – Coordinators: Wayne J. Hilson, Jr., Nazareth College; Darrell D. Nickolson, IUPUI; and H. Anne Weiss, Purdue University
- Student Affairs and Co-Curricular Programs and Services – Coordinators: A. Sonia Ninon, and Linda Wardhammar, IUPUI; and Zachary Clark
- Student Partnership and Engagement in Assessment – Coordinators: Nicholas Curtis, Marquette University; and Robin Anderson, James Madison University
General Session Topics:
In addition, we will present concurrent sessions with assessment leaders and practitioners and additional learning opportunities emphasizing:
- Assessment in Online Courses and Programs
- Assessment Methods
- Campus Business Operations and Services
- Community Colleges
- Competency-Based Education and Assessment
- Emerging Trends in Assessment
- Fraternity and Sorority Life
- General Education
- Institution-Wide Data Collection/Use
- Leadership for Assessment
- Major Fields
- Use of Technologies
For more information contact the Planning Committee at:
Phone: (317) 274-4111