IDEA Workshop: A Deeper Understanding and Purposeful Response
Open to all faculty. Strategies to identify patterns and trends in IDEA scores and ways to use IDEA information to enhance your reporting practices for evaluation and promotion purposes.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Anderson Student Center (St. Paul)
South Woulfe Hall (ASC 378B)
Faculty Development is pleased to announce a workshop with IDEA Center consultant Pamela Christoffers. The workshop is open to all faculty and focuses on strategies to identify patterns and trends in IDEA scores and ways to use IDEA information to enhance your reporting practices for evaluation and promotion purposes.
IDEA can be a powerful tool for development as a professional educator. This workshop will expand your understanding of IDEA including good practices in classroom administration and the relationship between objectives and results. In addition, the workshop will give you strategies for identifying patterns and trends in scores over time, providing information that enhances your reporting practices for evaluation and promotion purposes. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of IDEA, including how to use Ms. Christoffer’s award-winning Excel worksheet for synthesizing IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction results.
Please join us for this workshop with IDEA Center consultant Pamela Christoffers. A light breakfast will be provided.
Pamela M. Christoffers (Milloy) is the Special Assistant to the Provost at Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa. In this role she directs initiatives related to assessment, accreditation, faculty development, IDEA administration/analysis, and international programs. Pam was recognized in 2002 with the Robert Menges Honored Research Presentation Award from the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), in 2007 as an Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience, and in 2009 was a finalist for a POD Innovation Award for her work using student course evaluation data as a faculty development tool. She has presented at numerous national conferences and does frequent consulting on using IDEA student evaluation data as a professional development tool to improve teaching. Pam holds a B.L.S. and M.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Iowa State University and is pursuing a doctorate at Creighton University.