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You’re Invited to the Collegewide Learning...

Thursday, September 30, 2021 Date: Friday, November 5, 2021 Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Online The Assessment Coordinating Committee (ACC) is hosting the first annual collegewide Learning Outcomes Symposium: Reflecting on the Assessment Model. Now that Valencia College has completed the first year of the Learning Outcomes Assessment (LOA) Model, it’s time to examine the data and engage in […]

Seeking Faculty Fellows for Data and Assessment

Thursday, July 2, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses As part of the new Program Learning Outcomes Assessment Model approved through Faculty Council and Learning Council, the Assessment Coordinating Committee is seeking tenured or tenure‐track (completed year 4) faculty members from across the college to serve as Faculty Fellows for Data […]

Online Proctoring Service, Honorlock, Up and Running

By Val Woldman, Professor, Humanities, and Linda Neal, Dean, Communications Last year, the Academic Integrity Work Team shared a list of recommendations for promoting academic integrity in online learning environments — among them, that Valencia invest in a remote proctoring solution. And this March, upon the abrupt move to online learning at scale, faculty requested this technology […]

Campus Forums for the Proposed Program Learning Outcomes...

A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning, and John Niss, Past-President, Collegewide Faculty Association The new assessment model design is ready for your review. The Program Learning Outcomes Assessment Model Design Team worked through spring and summer to create a model based upon feedback gathered in roundtables last spring. There are three defining characteristics of the […]

Register for The Community College Conference on...

Date: Sunday, February 17 – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Location: Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando In a few short months, Valencia will host the Community College Conference on Learning Assessment right here in Orlando on Sunday, February 17 – Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. This conference will provide participants with theoretical and […]

Marlene Temes Explains the Importance of Connecting...

By Dani Moritz-Long “If you give poor instructions and a student produces a poor product, it really isn’t about the product or the student. It’s about the poor instructions.” It seems simple enough — obvious even. But, when Interim Humanities Dean Marlene Temes and her Osceola Campus colleagues explored what could be causing sub-par assessment scores, they […]

Assessment Day 2017: Students are the Focus of...

The annual cycle of assessment at Valencia culminates each year in May with two days known as Assessment Day. The A.S. programs met on West Campus on Thursday, May 4, 2017, and general education disciplines and other areas (like library and counseling) met on Osceola Campus on Friday, May 5, 2017. Valencia College President Sandy Shugart […]

You’re Invited to Assessment Day

A Message from Laura Blasi, Director, Institutional Assessment Regarding Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Click here for locations. Regarding General Education and Other Areas (Like the Library) Date: Friday, May 5. 2017 Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Osceola Campus, Auditorium and […]

Understanding Assessment as a Tool for Learning: Recent...

“Goal-directed practice coupled with targeted feedback enhances the quality of students’ learning,” said Barbara Millis, assessment expert and executive editor for “College Teaching,” during a workshop she facilitated for Valencia faculty on Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20, 2017. Throughout the workshop, she offered insights and tools to enhance Valencia faculty’s understanding and application […]

Valencia’s Big Ideas a Common Theme in The...

On Sunday, February 5, 2017, many of our colleagues kicked off their day at Valencia’s Community College Conference on Learning Assessment at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando. The day began with pre-conference workshops in the morning on a variety of assessment topics before more than 300 attendees gathered for the Opening General Session and […]