Friday April 21, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Track 4: The Impact of the Changing Higher Education Landscape on Institutional Mission
Errin Heyman
Program Manager, Advancing Learning Outcomes Visibility Initiative
WASC Senior College and University Commission
What Happens in a High Impact Practice: Using Technology to Understand Student Experience

High Impact Practices (HIPs) are beneficial to the students, but little is known about what exactly takes place in a HIP. California State University, Fullerton piloted a mobile app that tracks in real time how students experience the unique features of HIPs, and how such experiences contribute to their learning gains.

Su Swarat
Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness
California State University, Fullerton
Amir Dabirian
Vice President of Information Technology
California State University, Fullerton
Pearl Galano
Research Analyst
California State University, Fullerton
Matthew Badal
Administrative Analyst
California State University, Fullerton
The Dynamic Degree Planner Web-Based App: Engaging Students in Degree Planning

Academy of Art University has developed a web-based app that guides students toward graduation, likely increasing gainful employment, fulfilling the mission of the school. The app engages students in planning future semesters in the context of degree requirements and is accessible by advisers and students anytime, anywhere.

Denise Cottin
Vice President of Curriculum
Academy of Art University