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Assessment, Teaching & Learning Conference

Walking Together: Shared Pathways Towards Student and Faculty Learning

The Assessment, Teaching and Learning (ATL) conference brings educators together to broaden their understanding of teaching, relate effective practices, and exchange insights, methods and strategies to promote and support student learning.

Pre-conference workshops, plenary sessions, and featured concurrent sessions will explore:

  • The fourth design principle of a guided pathways approach — ensuring student learning.
  • Faculty agency in designing, developing, and implementing a guided pathways approach.
  • Assessment of learning outcomes as equity and social justice work.

Date and Location

May 3 – 5, 2017

Spokane Convention Center
318 South Division Street, Spokane, WA 99201

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To better plan for your learning experience, check out the Schedule at a Glance and descriptions of the concurrent sessions.

Join us for four pre-conference workshops facilitated by our colleagues from Washington state's community colleges. Each workshop is carefully sequenced for maximum activity. The workshops are:

  • Pathways Workshop featuring a CCSE-created tool to ensure student learning in your redesign — the Pathways Toolkit
  • PP&I Workshop on using the PP&I framework to bridge gaps between instruction and students
  • Learning Analytics in Canvas to inform classroom, program, and campus-wide assessment
  • Faculty Learning Communities as a flexible professional development structure to create a more equitable institution.

Plenary Sessions

ATL plenary sessions provide educators opportunity to strengthen our individual and collective relationships while exploring practices shown to deepen student learning and increase completions.

Conference Speakers

Our nationally recognized keynote speakers Tia McNair, Pat Hutchings, Linda Garcia, and Heather Roberson will explore collaborative approaches to creating a student-centered culture of learning and provide participants with useful tools and activities they can take back to their institutions.

The 2017 ATL Conference features the following strands:

  • Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
  • Faculty Leadership for Student Learning
  • Frameworks for Improving Learning
  • Assessment of Learning Outcomes
  • Pathways: Design, Models, Approaches
  • Recognition of Credentials

The Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award is designed to recognize an individual’s contributions to assessment, teaching and student learning.  Meet the 2017 recipients during our lunch time recognition ceremony.

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