Friday April 21, 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Track(s): 
Track 1: The Mission of Student Learning
Track 3: Faculty Engagement and Mission Fulfillment
Track 5: The Impact of Accreditation & Regulation
Moderator: 
Deborah Panter
Director, Educational Effectiveness and Assessment
University of San Francisco
A Community of Assessment Practice in the Department of Psychology at Point Loma Nazarene University

The Department of Psychology at Point Loma Nazarene University will exhibit key elements of its faculty-owned community of assessment practice. The poster session will showcase effective ways to engage faculty and staff in an assessment cycle that balance tensions between external accreditation, structured accountability, and a relational, mission-driven university culture.

Kim Schaeffer
Professor of Psychology
Point Loma Nazarene University
Max Butterfield
Professor of Psychology
Point Loma Nazarene University
Ross Oakes Muller
Chair and Professor of Psychology
Point Loma Nazarene University
Karen Lee
Vice Provost
Point Loma Nazarene University
Supporting Meaningful Assessment in Creative Disciplines

Assessment professionals at Loyola Marymount University developed a workshop for faculty who teach in creative disciplines in order to open up dialogue about their assessment concerns and demonstrate its value for their students. Workshop content, impact, and lessons learned will be shared as a model for other institutions.

McKenzie Sweeney
Research Associate in Assessment
Loyola Marymount University