University of La Verne

2011 SoCAL PKAL Regional Network Meeting

February 5, 2011
University of La Verne
Campus Center
1950 3rd St
La Verne, CA 91750

The first meeting of the SoCal PKAL Regional Network explored how existing toolboxes of assessments can be used to improve teaching and promote learning. It also elucidated the challenges being faced by institutions in Southern California and how a regional network of STEM faculty could be empowered to face these challenges.

Post-event report 

Meeting Materials 

What Works…Assessments that add to teaching and learning, Christine Broussard (University of LaVerne) 

Teaching Effectiveness and Assessment, Sara E. Johnson (CSU, Fullerton) 

Assessment – “What Works: Teaching Technology and Assessment,” Bryan E. Penprase (Pomona College)

Meeting Agenda


Coffee available

9:00am – 9:15am

Welcome & PKAL update 
Christine Broussard, University of La Verne
Susan Elrod, Executive Director, PKAL

9:15am – 10:45am

What Works: Teaching, Technology and Assessment 
(Interactive panel session on using different types of assessment data collected in class to inform your teaching and improve student learning)
Bryan Penprase, Pomona College
Sara Johnson, CSU, Fullerton
Christine Broussard, University of LaVerne

11:00am – 1:00pm

Network Goals and Strategies & Lunch
Anne Houtman, CSU, Fullerton

Attendees will discuss and share:
1. What challenges are facing your institutions?
2. How can a network of cross-disciplinary, cross-institutional faculty and leaders help?
3. What will success look like?



Directions to campus, room location, and parking information

For directions, see: A map of the parking lots on campus can be found here.