International Educational Technology Conference
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 13-15, 2013: Proposals due 5/6/13, Registration ends 5/6/13
"The convergence of recent technologies, web and mobile technologies, provides unique opportunities and an infrastructure for both face to face and online learning environments. However, specific environments for constructing knowledge are needed. In such environments, knowledge media should bring together the technology and learning theories to form meaningful settings for learners with different academic, administrative and support needs. IETC2013 aims to provide an environment for experts to discuss the current state of the art for learning in schools, industry and universities. Virtual environments, CSCL, m-learning, e-training and e-learning will be topics of particular interest."
Association for Institutional Research
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA, May 18-22, 2013
"The AIR Forum is the world's largest gathering of higher education professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning and related postsecondary education fields. This four-day conference includes more than 400 presentations by colleagues representing all sectors of higher education and an exhibit hall featuring the latest tools and resources to support data use for decision making. From networking with peers to workshops and a plenary session by a leading expert in the field, the Forum is the "must attend" event for seasoned and early career professionals."
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
Hilton Lexington/Downtown Hotel, Lexington, KY, June 3-5, 2013: Registration currently open.
"How we can deal with existing and emerging challenges while seizing new opportunities to create more meaningful systems of assessment focused on improving learning is the central theme of AALHE’s Third Annual Conference, which will return to Lexington, KY, on June3-5, 2013. In AALHE’s continuing effort to provide a robust and transformative experience for conference attendees, we are offering a wide variety of session formats this year. From standard concurrent sessions to one-on-one consultations with assessment experts, assessment practitioners attending the Third Annual Conference will have diverse opportunities to develop their skills and strategies for improving assessment at their institutions."
New England Educational Assessment Network
Keene State College, Keen, NH, June 6-7, 2013
"The NEEAN Academic Assessment Summer Institute supports college and university faculty and administrators as they strengthen their assessment efforts and link campus assessment processes with curriculum design, delivery, improvement, and accreditation expectations."
The Ohio Union, Columbus, OH, June 14, 2013
"Join over 300 student affairs colleagues to learn how to incorporate assessment into your everyday work so as to improve your practice. Be part of an event that will allow you to share your assessment practices and gain valuable feedback and ideas for improvement. We are honored to have John Schuh and Stephanie Gordon as our keynote speakers for this year’s conference. Dr. Schuh is the author of the book Assessment in Student Affairs (with M. Lee Upcraft). Currently, he is a Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University. Ms. Gordon is the Vice President for Professional Development at NASPA, a professional organization for student affairs administrators in higher education."
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, Chicago, IL, July 22-24: Registration is now open.
"Programming includes a lineup of nationally recognized speakers presenting on the best ways to address some of today's most challenging issues, including MOOC's, DQP, assessment, policy change." Speakers and highlights include: General education assessment workshop, Dr. Mark Milliron, Dr. Eduardo Martinez, Dr. Barbara Wright, Dr. Tim Gallimore, Dr. Marcus Kolb, and Dr. Terrel Rhodes.
International Association for Education Assessment
Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 20-25, 2013
"The 21st century abounts in technological advances that affect virtually every area of our lives. The field of education is no exception, and new computer technology is increasingly being incorporated into teaching and learning. Mirroring the use of technology in education, 21st century testing programs are focusing more and more on incorporating technology into their tests. This trend has facilitated the use of multifaceted and authentic tasks, thus allowing for the assessment of more complex and higher order skills.
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, 350 West Maryland St., Indianapolis, Indiana, October 28-29, 2013
"The Institute is designed to introduce you to innovations in assessment that you can use in your own setting. Plenary events are presented by national assessment leaders. Concurrent sessions provide a more in-depth perspective on specific topics. A poster session will present details about instruments or techniques. In addition, make some time for networking and enjoying the city of Indianapolis! You will learn about new techniques and proven approaches in a variety of outcomes assessment areas, including general education and major fields, as well as high impact practices (first-year, civic engagement, learning communities, service learning, capstones, etc.), ePortfolios, faculty development, global learning, STEM ( science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, and student affairs programs and services, each of which has its own track throughout the schedule. Several sessions are designed for beginners and others are for the more experienced practitioner."