2011 SoCAL PKAL Regional Network Meeting
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.
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