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
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.
Jasmina Selimovic, University of Sarajevo
Jasmina Selimovic is a Dean and Professor (Department for Finance and Department for Quantitative Economics) at the School of Economics and Business University of Sarajevo (SEBS). Previously she held the position of SEBS's Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs and International Cooperation for six years, in two consecutive mandates. Professor Selimovic's fields of professional interest include quantitative finance, more particularly insurance, finance, financial mathematics, actuarial mathematics and risk management. In addition to her academic career, Professor Selimovic has served as a Supervisory Board member of the Raiffeisen bank BH, as Chairman of the Managing Board of Institute for Health Insurance of Canton Sarajevo and held the member position in the Bosnia and Herzegovina Fiscal Council Advisory Group. Professor Selimovic has extensive professional experience in quality assurance and management in higher education and has led the SEBS's Accreditation Team in the processes of obtaining the two most prestigious international accreditations in higher education, namely The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Starting from year 2017, Professor Selimovic has become a member of the EFMD's EPAS Accreditation Board. She regularly serves as peer review team member for the AACSB and EFMD institutional and programme accreditations. Professor Selimovic has been guest lecturing at University of Istanbul, Fatih University, University of Nebraska Lincoln and many other institutions. She has participated as a leader, co-leader, researcher, consultant, and associate in various scientific and consulting projects and studies. Among other, she was engaged in the projects for World Bank, European Union and Regional Economic Forum.
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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