Fall 2015 University Assessment Symposium

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Fall 2016 University Assessment Symposium


Recent Submissions

  • Innovative Evaluation Strategies for Distance Education Graduate Nursing Students (poster 19) 

    Iverson, Lindsay (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Improving communication among healthcare providers has been identified as a national goal by both The Joint Commission and Institute for Healthcare Communication (TJC, 2013; IHC, 2011). Inaccurate and poor communication ...
  • Investigating Communication Apprehension: Interventions and Instruction in COM 101 (poster 22) 

    Gill, Laura; McHendry, Guy; Leighter, Jay (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The establishment of COM 101: Digital Communication Lab as a co-requisite to Critical Issues in Human Inquiry (CIHI) classes in the Magis Core made significant changes to oral communication instruction at Creighton University. ...
  • An Intraprofessional Simulation's Impact on Advanced Practice and Pre-Licensure Nursing Students -- Self-Efficacy (poster 20) 

    Kirkpatrick, Amanda (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    "Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if there was an increase in the level of clinical skills competence with intentional integration into the clinical coursework. |Aim 1: To determine the number of times ...
  • Creighton Libraries: Your University Partner (table 1) 

    Boone, Diana (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Your Library Partner: The University Libraries have a variety of resources for faculty, staff, and students. Our goal is to assist you in finding resources which will aid you in learning more about the assessment process, ...
  • Interprofessional Telehealth Case Studies Improve Students-Perceptions of Their Abilities to Provide Collaborative Care (poster 23) 

    Begley, Kimberley; Castillo, Shana; Johnson, Kalin; O'Brien, Karen; Pick, Amy; Coover, Kelli; Packard, Katie; Haddad, Ann Ryan (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    "Objective: Accreditation standards mandate more interprofessional education (IPE) experiences for students, occurring in both the didactic and experiential portion of the curriculum. The objective of this study was to ...
  • Addressing Self-Efficacy and Self-Awareness in Undergraduate Nursing Students Through End-of-Life Simulation (poster 21) 

    Kirkpatrick, Amanda; Rusch, Lori (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Background: The United States is experiencing a significant rise in the number of older adults and the demand for palliative end-of-life (EOL) care. To meet this rising demand, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has called ...
  • Self-assessment of the undergraduate research experience: a case study (Poster 18) 

    Soto, Patricia (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Research experiences mold a researcher's career through different career stages, from undergraduate student to independent researcher, and each phase requires a distinct set of skills, training and mentoring. Undergraduate ...
  • Department of Residence Life Student Staff Competencies (poster 17) 

    Roppolo, Kristen; Grassmeyer, Kimberly (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The Department of Residence Life has identified eight (8) student staff competencies that are specific learning outcomes from participation in our training efforts, and from experiences in the varied student staff roles. ...
  • The Office of Academic and Student Affairs: An Assessment of Services (poster 6) 

    Wilson, Amy; Price, Paul; Wadas-Thalken, Katie; Powers, Kevin; Cook, Shawn (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The mission of the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions' Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA) is to ensure the highest academic standards within the Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy and ...
  • Freshman Leadership Program (poster 13) 

    Kelsey, Katie; Kimes, Joey (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The Freshman Leadership Program (FLP) is a collaborative program between the Student Activities Office and the Department Residence Life. This program’s primary focus includes building a strong community rooted in service, ...
  • A Changing Landscape: Evolution of Graduate Program Assessment at Creighton University (poster 9) 

    Schwery, LuAnn (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    With nearly 40 different master's and doctoral programs across a range of disciplines, assessment practices within Creighton University's Graduate School is not 'one size fits all.' While all graduate programs are required ...
  • CPS 170 (Privilege, Power, and Difference): Lessons Learned (poster 7) 

    Kirby, Erika L.; Billings, Christine (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    In Spring 2016, the College of Professional Studies had its first offering of its own Magis Core Critical Issues in Human Inquiry course: Privilege, Power, and Difference (CPS 170). In this 8-week online course, adult ...
  • Meeting Milestones: Assessing the Effect of a Dissertation Proposal Development Course on the Quality and Timeliness of Dissertation Proposals (poster 11) 

    Martin, James R. Jr.; Georges, Leah (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    This purpose of this project was to assess the effectiveness of a new proposal construction course for students in the Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership (The EdD program). A mixed approach was used combining ...
  • Assessment of Online Proctoring for Continuous Quality Improvement (poster 14) 

    Cochrane, Zara Risoldi; Poutre, Bette; Hedlund, DeDe; Bahle-Lampe, Angela; Nau, Wendi (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Students enrolled in distance-based pharmacy and occupational therapy pathways at Creighton University's School of Pharmacy and Health Professions (SPAHP) complete their didactic coursework in an online environment. In ...
  • A Move Towards Individualizing Assessment (poster 12) 

    Doyle, Beverly A. (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    Prospective teachers in the education department are taught the foundations of assessment, and how they can be implemented in the classroom. This poster session will focus on how a student who was completing her student ...
  • Department of Residence Life Residential Student Competencies (poster 10) 

    Breedlove, Katie; Grassmeyer, Kimberly (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The Department of Residence Life has identified six (6) residential student competencies with three levels (basic, intermediate, advanced) that align with the specific learning outcomes of our programmatic efforts with our ...
  • Writing across the Curriculum: How Reliable is our Standardized Rubric? (poster 5) 

    Minnich, Margo; Kirkpatrick, Mandy J.; Chapple, Helen S.; Schoening, Anne M.; Goodman, Joely T.; Whittaker, Ali (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    This project explores inter-rater reliability of a rubric designed to enable faculty members across the undergraduate nursing curriculum to evaluate student writing using a single tool. Faculty outside of a selected nursing ...
  • The Impact of Change: Assessing the Effect of Curricular Revision on Student Performance and Satisfaction (poster 15) 

    Thurin, Theresa; Eno, Cassie; Smith, Alice; Soukup, Garrett (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The MD program is in the process of curriculum revision. Initial changes to the third year curriculum were implemented at the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Goals for third year curriculum change included earlier ...
  • Creighton Institute for Latin American Concern: Measuring Effect of International Service Immersion Experiences (poster 16) 

    Montoya, Andrea; Marte, Jacquie; Abreu, Lainy (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    The Institute for Latin American Concern emphasizes the importance of global vision and understanding in the process of educating well-rounded individuals. Service, rooted in Catholic/Jesuit tradition, is one vital component ...
  • Dimensional Analysis of Short Answer Essay Responses to Assess a High-Impact Course (poster 1) 

    Kokensparger, Brian (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016-10-06)
    High impact experiential courses are often difficult to assess, because it is difficult to link the treatment in the course (e.g., a hands-on lab activity) to student learning outcomes. A digital circuit lab was introduced ...

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