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2021 Online Conference Program At-a-Glance

See below for the summary schedule of events for AALHE 2021 Online. Additional on-demand content and recordings of live meetings will be available on the New-for-2021 conference website, as well as open online "meeting rooms" for people to connect organically. Keynotes will be webinar style without participant video. Multiple sessions and events will allow participant video and audio to facilitate conversation. Please note that this information is subject to change.

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Monday, June 7th, 2021

10 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Morning Coffee/Welcome

Bring-your-own morning beverage for an unstructured meet-and-greet session to share, ask questions, and discuss anything related to the conference, workplaces, or our lives.

11 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Keynote – Dr. Jane Marie Souza and Dr. Tara Rose: “Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education”

A compendium of stories from accreditor-suggested institutions, as discussed in the speakers' upcoming book. Register for the member rate and receive a complimentary copy. No other events will take place at this time to allow all attendees to take part.

4 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Careers in Assessment Panel

Practical advice for assessment professionals navigating a dynamic job market.

12:15pm – 4:45pm Central Time

(GMT-6)

Live Concurrent sessions

Topics include discipline-specific assessment, assessment best practices and scholarship, skill development, and more. To be considered for presenting at AALHE 2021, submit a proposal here: https://www.aalhe.org/aalhe-2021-call-for-proposals

 

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

10 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Morning Coffee/Welcome

Bring-your-own morning beverage for an unstructured meet-and-greet session to share, ask questions, and discuss anything related to the conference, workplaces, or our lives.

11 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Speed Networking Session

An opportunity to join your colleagues in a round of fun and enlightening conversation! Attendees will be released into breakout rooms in small groups to get to know each other through invigorating assessment-related questions.

12:15 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Keynote – Dr. John Mayer: “People-Centered Intelligences”

Key measures and their relation to school and workplace behavior. No other events will take place at this time to allow all attendees to take part.

11:00 AM – 4:45 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Live Concurrent Sessions and Presentations (8)

Topics include discipline-specific assessment, assessment best practices and scholarship, skill development, and more. To be considered for presenting at AALHE 2021, submit a proposal here: https://www.aalhe.org/aalhe-2021-call-for-proposals

 

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

10 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Morning Coffee/Welcome

Bring-your-own morning beverage for an unstructured meet-and-greet session to share, ask questions, and discuss anything related to the conference, workplaces, or our lives.

1:30 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Keynote - Dr. David Eubanks and Dr. Kate McConnell: “Clear, Simple, and Wrong”

How to avoid fooling ourselves with data. No other events will take place at this time to allow all attendees to take part.

2:45 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Networking Event

A social get-together to relax, engage, or unpack the events of the day.

11:00 AM – 4:45 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Live Concurrent Sessions and Presentations (8)

Topics include discipline-specific assessment, assessment best practices and scholarship, skill development, and more. To be considered for presenting at AALHE 2021, submit a proposal here: https://www.aalhe.org/aalhe-2021-call-for-proposals

 

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

10 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Morning Coffee/Welcome

Bring-your-own morning beverage for an unstructured meet-and-greet session to share, ask questions, and discuss anything related to the conference, workplaces, or our lives.

11:00 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Speed Networking Event

An opportunity to join your colleagues in a round of fun and enlightening conversation! Attendees will be released into breakout rooms in small groups to get to know each other through invigorating assessment-related questions.

12:00 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Conversations with Accreditors Panel

Experts in accreditation discuss relevant issues facing practitioners today. Q&A session to follow panel discussion. No other events will take place at this time to allow all attendees to take part.

11:00 AM – 4:45 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Live Concurrent Sessions and Presentations (8)

Topics include discipline-specific assessment, assessment best practices and scholarship, skill development, and more. To be considered for presenting at AALHE 2021, submit a proposal here: https://www.aalhe.org/aalhe-2021-call-for-proposals

 

Friday, June 11th, 2021

10 AM Central Time

(GMT-6)

AALHE Member Meeting

The annual meeting for AALHE members to discuss AALHE business as well as issues facing the organization.

12:15 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Networking Event

A social get-together to relax, engage, or unpack the events of the day.

1:30 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Grand Challenges in Assessment Panel

Discussion of the Grand Challenges in Assessment project. The Grand Challenges in Assessment Project has identified four challenges facing assessment in higher education with broad support. Q&A session to follow panel discussion. No other events will take place at this time to allow all attendees to take part.

4:00 PM Central Time

(GMT-6)

Closing Session with Speed Networking Event

Summary and thank you for attendees as well as a final opportunity to meet new colleges during speed networking.