Welcome to the 2021 Assessment Institute
Welcome to the 2021 Assessment Institute, hosted by IUPUI and held virtually Sunday, October 24, 2021, through Wednesday, October 27, 2021. This year, we had more than 10,000 registered attendees who joined us from all fifty states and more than 40 countries. Presenters in our 400+ unique educational offerings delivered dynamic and informative presentations. Below are important reminders, links, and details concerning this year’s event.
2021 Assessment Institute Important Links:
- Daily Schedule
- Program Book
- Pre-Recorded Sessions
- Session Cancellations
- Presenter Handouts
- Sponsors and Virtual Booth Links
- Time Zone Converter
- Information for Presenters
- Session Recordings (2021 recordings will be available in late November)
- Leading Improvements in Higher Education Podcast
- Link to Recording from Bonus Preview Session on Friday, October 15, 2021
- Post-Institute Bonus Session on Friday, November 19, 2021
- Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education
Everything is included in your registration, we are recording all sessions, and the Program Book is available to review:
We are offering and recording all of our sessions via the Zoom Webinar platform, so rest assured you will not miss anything. Your complimentary registration grants you access to everything, including our Sunday Pre-Institute Workshops, our Plenary and Track Keynote Presentations, and more than 85 Pre-Recorded Sessions. The online Program Book, Daily Schedule, and the App Schedule are now available for you to review, including session times, titles, presenter names and affiliations, descriptions, and Zoom Webinar attendee links.
Zoom Webinar Attendee Links:
Attendees can find the Zoom Webinar links to the featured sessions, concurrent sessions, sponsor sessions, and the sponsor virtual booths in the online Program Book, Daily Schedule, and the App Schedule. Presenters and moderators have already received their role-specific unique links.
Join us on Sunday, October 24, 2021, for the Assessment Institute Welcome Session:
We kick off this year’s Institute with thanks to all of our presenters for their excellent contributions and honor Alverno College, the recipient of the 2021 Trudy W. Banta Lifetime Achievement in Assessment Award. More details can be found in the online Program Book, Daily Schedule, and the App Schedule.
Join us on Sunday, October 24, 2021, for one of our Special Interest Group Sessions:
These informal sessions, open to everyone, feature leaders in these tracks: community engagement; diversity, equity, & inclusion; faculty development; global learning; graduate/professional education; HIPs in the States; learning improvement; NILOA; STEM education; student affairs and co-curricular programs and services; student partnership and engagement in assessment, and a session for General Institute Orientation. More details can be found in the online Program Book, Daily Schedule, and the App Schedule.
2021 Assessment Institute Schedule App:
Attendify is having challenges with their application connecting with Zoom. They are working to find a solution. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please access the links from the Daily Schedule or the Program Book. Participants can find the full program schedule on the Assessment Institute App. To download the Institute app to your phone or tablet, search and download the “Attendify” app in either the iTunes or Google Play store. Once the app has been downloaded, search for the event “2021 Assessment Institute.” Tap on the event and then “Join” to access the app.
View more than 85 Pre-Recorded Sessions offering advance access to excellent content. These pre-recorded sessions complement the presentations taking place during the Institute.
Many presenters have chosen to provide us with their handouts electronically prior to the Institute. Others plan to send them to us after the event; they will be posted to the Assessment Institute website after November 15, 2021. If you are a presenter and wish to have your electronic handouts posted to our website, please email them to email@example.com.
Assessment Institute Virtual Sponsors:
We would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity in helping us defray costs associated with producing this event. Please visit the Zoom virtual sponsor booths, Monday, October 25, 2021, through Wednesday, October 27, 2021, during the Assessment Institute. The sponsors will be presenting virtual 60-minute sessions at the Institute—check the online Program Book, Daily Schedule, and the App Schedule for descriptions.
Podcast, Leading Improvements in Higher Education:
We are pleased to debut Season 2 of our award-winning podcast service, Leading Improvements in Higher Education. Listeners may access the podcast via common streaming services, podcast apps, or on our website. Season 2, Episode 1 features colleagues from Alverno College, recipient of the 2021 Trudy W. Banta Lifetime Achievement in Assessment Award. IUPUI’s Stephen Hundley, Chair of the Assessment Institute, serves as host.
Watch a Recording of our Bonus Preview Session:
On Friday, October 15, 2021, we held a Bonus Preview Session entitled "Grand Challenges in Assessment Project: Updates, Next Steps, and an Invitation to Participate." If you were unable to join us, please view the recording of this session.
Post-Institute Bonus Session:
Plan to attend a Post-Institute Bonus Session on Friday, November 19, 2021, featuring results from the Equity-Centered Assessment Landscape Survey.
Consider adding Trends in Assessment to your professional library with a 30% discount on books from Stylus Publishing:
In 2019, we debuted Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education at the Assessment Institute. Co-edited by Stephen P. Hundley and Susan Kahn from IUPUI, this book features contributions from more than 40 Assessment Institute thought leaders and would make an excellent accompaniment to the educational sessions on this year’s program. Our publisher, Stylus, is offering a 30% discount through November 30, 2021, to all attendees. Please visit their website and use discount code AI2021 when placing your order.
Time Zone Converter:
Please use the time zone converter to find the correct session time for your location.
Follow us on Twitter: @Assessment_Inst using Hashtag: #indyai21.