Webinars

ABET Webinars

Assessment of Student Learning and Program Continuous Improvement Series

This six-part educational series introduces principles of assessment for continuous improvement. Each webinar focuses on an aspect of program assessment and will provide you with a basic understanding of the topic covered. We encourage you to build on this knowledge by attending one of our program assessment workshops.

Introduction

Gloria Rogers, ABET Senior Adjunct Director for Professional Offerings, provides a basic introduction to the principles that underlie the development of the continuous improvement process for student learning.

Program Educational Objectives

Elaine Cooney, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, covers expectations for the development and maintenance of your Program Educational Objectives.

Student Outcomes

Jennifer “Jenny” Amos, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, deconstructs student outcomes for assessment and evaluation of the attainment of student learning.

Curriculum Map

Kevin Huggins, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, explains how utilization of the curriculum map can enhance decision making about data collection and improve student learning.

Assessment Methods

Ben Juliano, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, reviews assessment methods and examines different scoring methods that can be used.

Reporting Results

Owens Walker, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, provides examples of reporting methods that demonstrate the entire assessment process with results, actions, and trends over time.

New Outcomes: Transition as Opportunity

Daina Briedis, ABET Adjunct Director for Professional Offerings, provides important insights about how to take advantage of the program’s transition from ABET’s “old” Student Outcomes to “new” Student Outcomes to improve continuous improvement processes and program assessment.

Visiting Programs Transitioning to Criterion 3 & Criterion 5

Everything you wanted to know about the new C3 & C5 but were afraid to ask! This webinar for Team Chairs focuses on transitioning to the new C3 & C5 Criteria. The webinar includes a 30-minute presentation by Patsy Brackin, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A moderated by Bopaya Bidanda.

Download the presentation slides.

Past ABET Webinars

  • We Are Interested In Seeking ABET Accreditation… Are We Ready?

    04/19/15

    Speaker: Dayne Aldridge

    Webinar Details

    This session will be of value to faculty and staff from programs that are considering ABET accreditation for the first time. Emphasis will be on both the formal requirements for eligibility and on what experience has revealed.
    Takeaways:
    Programs will gain a firm understanding of the foundational processes and procedures of the ABET accreditation process and will know where to turn for further information.

    PDH: + 1.00

    Professional Development Hours

  • Accreditation: On-Site Visit Logistics

    04/19/15

    Speaker: Susan Conry

    Webinar Details

    Topics covered in this webinar:

    • Accreditation timeline
    • Organizing for the Self-Study
    • Working with multiple programs
    • Self-Study Questionnaire
    • Tables
    • Timeline for the visit
    • Resource room
    • Course materials
    • Assessment materials
    • Equipment and resources needed for team
    • Visit logistics
    PDH: + 1.00

    Professional Development Hours

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  • ABET Accreditation Basics

    04/19/15

    Speaker: Maryanne Weiss

    Webinar Details

    This webinar focuses on three primary areas from the perspective of institutional representatives:

    1. ABET’s vision, mission, and critical organizational information;
    2. ABET accreditation processes and procedures, from a request for evaluation to on-site review;
    3. Overview of the ABET criteria.

    The webinar also includes information on professional development opportunities.

    Takeaways:
    Programs will gain a firm understanding of the foundational processes and procedures of the ABET accreditation process and will know where to turn for further information.

    PDH: + 1.00

    Professional Development Hours

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