Assurance of Learning Seminar I (AP/EMEA)
This virtual seminar will take place each day 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central European Time | 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Singapore Standard Time
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Join a cohort of your peers in three live lessons facilitated by globally recognized Assurance of Learning experts. Build skills and network in interactive, workshop-style lessons focused on creating a customized AoL process for your school. Build and refine your competency goals (learning goals), learning objectives, and rubrics through group interactions, breakout sessions, and spaced learning in a virtual environment.
Focusing on Standard 5: Assurance of Learning of the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards, the seminar will cover the entire AoL process step–by–step to help you gain a clear understanding of assessment, competency goals (learning goals), learning objectives, data collection, and rubrics. The seminar will also provide a variety of regional resources and examples for customized learning. Using this information, you will have an opportunity to practice what you have learned with your peers in order to further develop a working knowledge of how to create the best AoL process for your school.
- Gain a working knowledge of the steps in the AoL process
- Recognize the AoL expectations based on the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards
- Understand the fundamentals of competency goals (learning goals) and learning objectives as well as designing effective rubrics
- Understand the relevance of Table 5.1 in regard to initial accreditation and continuous improvement reviews
- Recognize the role of indirect measures
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
Dr 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, Angelito 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 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. Angelito 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, and those working on obtaining or maintaining accreditation at their school. Individuals who are new to assurance of learning, who have recently joined an AoL committee, who are implementing an AoL plan, or who need to be familiarized with the general terminology and implementation.
"I was incredibly impressed with the virtual format. The producer was helpful, the transitions were very well done, and the facilitators did an excellent job of encouraging collaboration and using the tools available to them." —2020 Assurance of Learning Seminar I Attendee
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.
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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Bring your team to this offering of the Assurance of Learning Seminar I
- Bring 4 members of your team and pay 3,400 USD
- Bring 5 members of your team and pay 4,250 USD
To process registration for package pricing please contact [email protected] with the names of your colleagues. Our registration team will process the registrations and send you an invoice.
Common Mistakes in the AoL Process online course
In addition to this seminar, did you know that AACSB offers an asynchronous course, featuring Karen Tarnoff, an Assurance of Learning (AoL) expert who serves as an AACSB AoL Lead Seminar Facilitator and Trainer? She will guide you through common mistakes that are frequently made in each stage of the AoL process and how to avoid them. Explore the various issues at each cycle of the AoL process and discover how to better meet the performance targets for your school. This course is recommended for those who have taken the Assurance of Learning Seminar I and/or Assurance of Learning Seminar II and are still facing issues with their AoL system.