Assurance of Learning Seminar II (AP/EMEA)
This virtual seminar will take place each day 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central European Time | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Singapore Standard Time
Data, Decision-Making, and Continuous Improvement
Join a cohort of your peers in virtual or in-person learning facilitated by globally recognized Assurance of Learning experts. Build skills and network at an interactive event focused on examining innovative approaches to measuring, reporting, and closing the loop in your assessment program. Learn how to interpret your collected AoL data to improve student learning through group interactions, breakout sessions, and targeted discussions.
Focusing on the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards, the seminar will provide AoL plan and data set examples, explore curriculum and course mapping, and share AACSB accreditation committee and peer review team expectations. Participants will be required to bring their school’s AoL plan, data, and/or visualizations as part of the interactive conversations in this seminar. Discuss and discern the importance of data visualizations to aide stakeholder buy-in and support while telling your school’s story through the lens of its mission.
- Evaluate the maturity level of your current AoL system
- Implement a robust and sustainable AoL program based on your school’s characteristics
- Manage and communicate the collected AoL data effectively to continuously improve student learning
- Develop strategies for your school’s next peer review team visit
- Understand 2020 standards updates to AoL in regards to terminology, indirect measures, and Table 5.1
Anthony Devine, University of Glasgow
Anthony is Associate Director of Learning & Teaching and Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Adam Smith Business School. Working with the Learning & Teaching leadership team, Anthony has oversight of a range of strategic projects to embed the learning and teaching strategy. He has significant experience in learning and teaching through his work with external accreditation bodies such as AACSB where he currently serves as global lead for Assurance of Learning. Anthony’s research encompasses a range of topics which include blockchain, technology, governance, accounting, and family business. Prior to joining the Business School, Anthony was at Northumbria University where he undertook a range of roles including Programme Leader, Director of Accreditation, Associate Head of Department, and University Strategic Lead for the Middle East. In addition to Learning and Teaching, Anthony has extensive experience with the creation, maintenance, and growth of international campuses.
Angelito Calma, University of Melbourne
Angelito Calma is a senior lecturer in higher education at the Williams Centre for Learning Advancement, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne. He designs and delivers various professional development programs to support business academics at various stages of their career. He is an assurance of learning expert and is responsible for managing the faculty’s quality assurance initiatives in relation to AACSB accreditation for nearly 10 years. An experienced teaching and research academic, Calma has more than 20 years of experience teaching management subjects, particularly business analysis, decision science, and quantitative methods in business. His research interests overlap education and business. He has published in top-tier journals in higher education such as Studies in Higher Education and in business and management journals including the Journal of International Business Studies. He is also a Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) expert and is regularly sought for advice concerning course accreditations, initial registrations, and quality frameworks. His professional memberships include the Academy of Management, Society for Research in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, and Australia and New Zealand Quality and Accreditation Network. Calma received his graduate qualifications from the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, De La Salle University, and University of the Philippines. He was a visiting academic at University College London, Glasgow Caledonian University, Dublin Institute of Technology, Tohoku University, and National University of Singapore.
Who Should Attend
Faculty, department chairs, deans, associate, and assistant deans who have a thorough working knowledge of AoL procedures or have a program AoL plan in place with at least one/two cycles of data collected. If you have not attended the Assurance of Learning Seminar I, we strongly recommend that you do so prior to attending the Assurance of Learning Seminar II.
Gain actionable insights in three, 3-hour live lessons with a cohort of your peers and facilitators. Pre-and post-work will allow you to maximize your time in the classroom. This course will be delivered via AACSB's Learning Portal and Zoom. You will have access to the event for 90 days from the seminar date.
"The seminar is a very comprehensive training on AoL and the facilitators are very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I recommend this seminar to anyone interested in having a good understanding of AoL"
—2021 March Assurance of Learning Seminar II Attendee
"The seminar was very valuable. I really appreciated the focus on faculty engagement, what to expect with the peer review team, and how you can share your data in a manner that is effective and efficient."
—2020 Assurance of Learning Seminar II Attendee
AoL Knowledge Quiz
Should you attend the Assurance of Learning Seminar I or the Assurance of Learning Seminar II? Think of the two seminars as level one and level two respectively. Test your knowledge with the AoL Background Knowledge Test.
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