2015 Annual Meeting Sponsors
OUR FEATURED SPONSOR FOR THE CENTENNIAL ANNUAL MEETING
Taskstream provides cloud-based software and supporting services to efficiently plan and manage assessment processes and demonstrate both student learning achievement and institutional effectiveness for continuous improvement and accreditation. Using Taskstream's powerful tools for assessment planning, outcomes management, e-portfolios, rubric-based scoring and reporting, field placement management, surveys, and more, educators around the world are ensuring that students have the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.
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LiveText empowers institutions and individuals with world-class technology and leadership to elevate and demonstrate the quality of learning. Our web-based technology is designed to assess outcomes-based learning, as well as measure and report actionable data for improvement of the academic experience and demonstration of accreditation compliance. How does this help your students?
- Access LiveText from school, work, or home via both desktop and mobile devices to meet deadlines and never lose work.
- Create professional and personal e-Portfolios to document classroom, field, service, internship, and clinical experiences.
- Use LiveText's unlimited storage to upload a variety of links and file types, including audio, video, and images to create interactive content.
- Share work and e-Portfolios with instructors and classmates easily. Receive feedback, and monitor skills and behaviors needed to excel and gain a competitive advantage in both academia and the professional world.
Burning Glass Technologies is the leader in job matching and labor market analytics solutions for the education and workforce sectors. Our technologies analyze millions of job postings from roughly 37,000 sources, providing educators with real-time intelligence on skills in demand to inform program design and expansion, employer outreach, and career services.
With a market-changing, research-based approach to higher education assessment, Chalk & Wire has helped institutions demonstrate student competency and improve the evaluation of learning outcomes for nearly 20 years. Chalk & Wire's market-leading assessment platform is built on its CoreValidity™ process, which drives alignment between faculty and leadership through a unified assessment language. The process has specific application to General Education initiatives such as those advanced by the AAC&U. From ePortfolios in the classroom to on-board analytics, accreditation management and planning presented transparently in any learning management system, Chalk & Wire's streamlined, research-based assessment platform helps systematically assemble and rationalize data collection and organize related information in a valid manner. At a time when the value of higher education is being challenged, Chalk & Wire takes a consultative approach to helping institutions prove their value and efficacy as well as their ability to prepare students for their post-graduate pursuits.
The Chronicle delivers the latest news and analysis of ideas that lead the academic discourse at colleges and universities. Whether you want to promote your institutional advances, hire top academic talent, or ensure that your university receives the visibility it deserves, The Chronicle is the only publication that anticipates, evolves with, and helps inform and mold the latest academic trends.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has been America's premier source of timely news, provocative commentary, insightful interviews, and in-depth special reports on diversity in higher education for over two decades. Leaders from academe, industry, and public policy have all come to rely on this award-winning news magazine to stay abreast of the trends and issues that go to the very core of the future of this country and its place in an ever-changing world.
EYP Architecture & Engineering is a global provider of comprehensive building design, research, and related consulting services to higher education, government, energy, healthcare, and corporate clients. Our 375 professionals collaborate on projects across 12 offices nationwide. The firm is renowned for its expertise in academic planning/design, campus planning, science teaching/research, student life, preservation/modernization, and sustainability/energy performance. In 2014, Building Design + Construction ranked EYP the #4 University Architecture Firm in the U.S. The firm is consistently ranked among the top 5 green design firms for Higher Education projects nationwide by Engineering News-Record.
The Fullbridge Program is a global career accelerator specializing in educating people at pivotal moments in their lives. Our unique blended-learning approach using the most innovative tools in online learning combined with daily feedback and mentorship from expert coaches is the most effective form of delivery for real-world workplace skills. Our programs deliver a combination of subjects including finance, marketing, strategy, teamwork, management, and creative problem solving in a variety of formats, allowing the learner to absorb and master job-ready skills.
Working with students, parents, colleges, corporations, and law firms, Fullbridge educates students, young professionals, and mid-level professionals to close the skills-gap. We help fast track employees and potential hires in the corporate arena by focusing on key competencies that will deepen their business acumen and accelerate their professional development. The Fullbridge program teaches real-world skills for today’s 21st century workplace and for the careers of tomorrow.
IDEA works in partnership with institutions of higher education to support the advancement of teaching, learning, and leadership. IDEA, a non-profit organization established in 1975, provides statistically valid and reliable Teaching and Learning Assessment (student ratings) and Leadership Assessment (chair and administrator) instruments backed by extensive research. IDEA's services provide comparative data, formative and summative feedback, suggestions and resources for improvement, and tailored reports that support institutional, program, and individual development. IDEA systems offer robust technology platforms that feature mobile-delivery and interactive interface.
LatinosinHigherEd.com was founded in 2006. LatinosinHigherEd.com is the first Latino professional employment web site designed specifically for the higher education community. It was launched in response to a growing concern about the need to promote career opportunities in higher education for the growing Latino population. This site helps employers connect with the largest pool of Latino professionals in higher education in the United States, Puerto Rico and internationally by disseminating employment opportunities to registered candidates and a national network of Latino-serving organizations.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities from the United States and around the world by providing students with an integrated academic and professional living and working experience in Washington D.C. The largest program of its kind, TWC has over 70 full-time staff and more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are in leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. TWC believes that the right experience can set students on a path of academic and professional achievement, leadership and civic engagement.
Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, provides essential knowledge in the form of books, periodicals, online professional development, and other learning solutions to inform and inspire those interested in developing themselves, their organizations, and their communities. The Jossey-Bass Higher & Adult Education series promotes professional learning in the postsecondary educational community worldwide. In partnership with AAC&U, we are proud to publish General Education Essentials: A Guide for College Faculty and Creating Interdisciplinary Campus Cultures: A Model for Strength and Sustainability.
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Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 32,000 new members at more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. The Society has awarded approximately $15 million since the inception of its awards program in 1932. Today, $1 million is awarded each biennium to qualifying students and members through graduate fellowships, undergraduate study abroad grants, member and chapter awards and grants for local and national literacy initiatives. Phi Kappa Phi's mission is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."
Designed by educators, for educators, Digication is a leading provider of easy-to-use e-Portfolio solutions for higher education institutions. Students at more than 5,000 schools use Digication e-Portfolios as a workspace for learning and to easily, flexibly, and professionally showcase their work and achievements. E-Portfolios create new opportunities for learning, reflection, communication, assessment, and career advancement. Integrated tightly with the company's award winning e-Portfolio system is the Assessment Management System. For more information visit http://www.digication.com
HigherEdJobs® is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. During 2013, over 136,000 faculty, administrative, and executive jobs were posted to the company's website, which is visited by more than 1 million unique visitors each month. Serving the top universities and colleges throughout the nation and abroad, HigherEdJobs is the preeminent resource for connecting job seekers and higher education employers.
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Whether you're an adjunct or a vice president, a grad student or an eminence grise, we've got what you need to thrive in your job or find a better one: breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees. Breaking news, lively commentary, and thousands of job listings draw an engaged readership of 1.3 million visitors each month. Daily. Online. Free. Ahead of the curve. Join the conversation at insidehighered.com
Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, partners with institutions and educators to provide personalized and connected learning solutions. Pearson delivers comprehensive educational services for on-ground, blended and online programs including digital content, curriculum development and course design, market research, recruitment marketing, student support and retention services, faculty training, and cloud-based learning management systems with advanced data analytics to monitor trends in student performance. Pearson is on a path to efficacy, with a commitment to measurable and improved learning outcomes for students worldwide. www.pearsonhighered.com
PebblePad is an award-winning e-portfolio, e-assessment, and tutoring technology built on our philosophy that learning is only truly powerful when it's connected to opportunities to reflect on real-world experiences, no matter how diverse. For more than 10 years we've used this philosophy to build powerful, online personalized learning spaces, but that's not all we've built – we've also built an enviable reputation for being the type of friendly, knowledgeable company that people really like doing business with. PebblePad helps educators design engaging learning with powerful authentic assessment and where learners have the opportunity to make sense of every learning experience, evidence their capabilities, and receive timely help and feedback. These are just some of the reasons why PebblePad is now one of the most widely used systems of its kind in the Higher Education sector in the UK and Australia, helping universities and individuals experience better results. PebblePad: An award-winning learning technology for personalised learning and assessment.
To institutions of higher education, Skyfactor provides holistic, proven, research-based software and services solutions that helps increase student success, retention, and institutional effectiveness based on reliable research—never upon unproven factors, models, and anecdotal information. Our powerful data and reporting platforms bring your campus together to better communicate and coordinate services, make wise investment decisions and advance your educational mission to ensure student success.
Stylus publishes books and journals that focus on higher education and inclusive teaching in K-12. Our higher education program covers areas such as teaching and learning, service learning, assessment, online learning, racial diversity on campus, women's issues, student affairs, doctoral education, and leadership and administration. Stylus also markets and distributes throughout the Americas for a number of independent publishers and leading NGOs and research institutions providing the latest work in the fields of agriculture, business, economic development, education, electronic engineering, health, human rights, the natural sciences, and sustainability.