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Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2014)
Dublin Ireland,  April 28 - 30, 2014, 2014

"The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education. The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The IICE-2014 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation."

Scope: International
Audience: Academicians
Conference Hotel: Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum 2014
Orlando FL, May 26 - 30, 2014

"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."

Scope:  National
Audience: Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Rosen Shingle Creek

4th Annual AALHE Assessment Conference
Albuquerque NM, June 2 - 4, 2014

"AALHE is a professional association for assessment practitioners at colleges, universities, and higher education support organizations. It provides resources and a forum to support assessment practitioners’ professional develop-ment and the open discussion of issues, strategies, policies, and processes associated with higher education’s use of assessment as a tool to improve student learning and institutional effectiveness in fostering student success."

Scope:  National/International
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Hotel Albuquerque

Connecting Student Learning Outcomes to Teaching Assessment, Curriculum
Milwaukee WI, June 9 - 13, 2014

"The weeklong conference features sessions designed according to the learning principles that guide the Alverno curriculum. Educators will have the opportunity to learn how Alverno's widely respected ability-based curriculum and assessment methods are integral to teaching."

Scope:  National/International
Audience:   Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Site:  Alverno College Campus

The Annual Institute on Best Practices in Institutional Effectiveness
San Antonio TX, July 13-16, 2014

"The Annual Institute on Best Practices in Institutional Effectiveness, sponsored by The Center for Applied Research, is three days of intensive training designed to help higher education institutions develop and follow effective strategies to accomplish institutional effectiveness at their institutions. Special attention is paid to accomplishing reaffirmation of accreditation, learning outcomes, program and unit reviews, general education competencies and assessment, strategic planning and effective assessment methods for academic programs, administrative units and student services. Attendees leave with a USB stick full of educational tools to use at their institutions to accomplish their work. The material includes: program review models, unit review models for administrative and student services areas, sample learning, program and administrative outcomes, forms for prioritizing outcomes, logic models, worksheets, general education examples, developing rubrics, Bloom’s taxonomy, quality indicators, benchmarking processes and much more."

Scope: National
Audience: Faculty, Student Services, Institutional Research & Effectiveness, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel: Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk–Downtown, 125 E Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Drexel University Regional Assessment Conference - Myths & Movements: Re-Imagining Higher Education Assessment
Philadelphia PA, September 10-12, 2014

"Drexel University, one of the 15 largest private, major research universities in the United States and a global leader in experiential education, is hosting its first annual regional conference on assessment. We hope to engage attendees in rich conversation through interactive presentations, snapshot sessions, and plenary addresses. It is anticipated that this first conference will attract 300 to 400 attendees from across the middle states region to Drexel’s Philadelphia campus and from many more institutions across the United States in the years to come."

Scope:  Regional/National
Audience:   Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Site: 
Drexel’s Philadelphia Campus, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19104
Conference Hotel:  Sonesta Hotel

World Congress on Education (WCE-2014)
Pretoria, South Africa, September 15-17, 2014

"The World Congress on Education (WCE) will be hosted by the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga near Kruger National Park, South Africa from the 15th to 17th of September, 2014. The WCE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The WCE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.

The aim of WCE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The WCE-2014 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation."

Scope:  International

Conference Venue:  Ingwenyama Conference and Sport Resort, Farm 64, White River 1240, Pretoria, South Africa

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR) 2014
Destin FL, October 4-7, 2014

Scope:  Regional
Audience: Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa

The 2014 Assessment Institute
Indianapolis IN, October 19 - 21, 2014

"The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the nation's oldest and largest event focused exclusively on Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education and is designed to provide opportunities for: individuals and campus teams new to outcomes assessment to acquire foundation knowledge about the field; individuals who have worked as leaders in outcomes assessment to extend their knowledge and skills; those interested in outcomes assessment at any level to establish networks that serve as sources of support and expertise beyond the dates of the Institute."

Scope:  National/International
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Indianapolis Marriot Downtown
at 350 West Maryland Street

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) 2014 Annual Meeting
Washington DC, December 3 - 5, 2014

Scope:  Regional
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel: 
Washington Marriott Marquis

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS/COC) 2014 Annual Meeting:  Students are Central to Success
Nashville TN, December 6 - 9, 2014

Scope:  Regional
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Atlanta Marriott Marquis

The Community College Conference on Learning Assessment
Orlando FL, February 22 - 24, 2015

"This conference is designed to provide participants with theoretical and practical support for developing and implementing learning assessment activities that take into account the lived experience in today’s community and technical colleges. The agenda includes pre-conference, general, concurrent, poster and work sessions, and promises a focus on learning, rather than accountability, as the number one priority in assessment. The deadline for first review of presentation proposals is April 4, 2014."

Scope: National
Audience: Attendees have responsibility for learning assessment, faculty development, student development, curriculum, institutional effectiveness, and regional or program-specific accreditation
Conference Hotel: Rosen Plaza Hotel

North Central Association Higher Learning Commission's (HLC) 2015 Annual Conference
March 27-March 31, 2015

"The Annual Conference offers a broad range of sessions and services that include multiple pre-conference workshops, approximately 200 general program sessions, an Exhibit Hall, a Resource Center, and a Self-Study Fair."

Scope:  Regional
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum 2015
Denver CO, May 25 - 29, 2015

Scope:  National
Audience: Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Colorado Convention Center

5th International Assessment in Higher Education Conference
Birmingham UK, June 24 - 25, 2015

"This conference will be an opportunity to debate concerns and increase understanding of assessment practice within and across academic disciplines. It will provide an opportunity to share innovations, evidence-based change, reflections on practice, research and evaluative studies with a particular focus on the voice of the practitioner, working to improve assessment in their programmes and institutions."

Scope:  International
Audience:  Higher Education professionals including lecturers, educational developers, learning support quality assurance staff

North Central Association Higher Learning Commission's (HLC) 2016 Annual Conference
April 15 - 19, 2016

"The Conference offers a broad range of sessions and services that include pre-conference workshops, approximately 200 general program sessions, an Exhibit Hall, and a Self-Study Fair. Each year, more than 4,000 administrators and faculty from more than 850 higher education institutions located throughout the 19-state HLC region attend the Annual Conference."

Scope:  Regional
Audience: Discipline Based, Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum 2016
New Orleans, LA  May 30 - June 3, 2016

Scope:  National
Audience: Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum 2017
Washington, DC  May 29 - June 2, 2017

Scope:  National
Audience: Multidisciplinary, Student Services, Institutional Research, Assessment Officers, Administrative Officers
Conference Hotel:  Washington Marriott Marquis

 

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