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[WEBINAR] Wreck’Em Tech with Rec Sports and OrgSync

Posted by 2 days ago
Wreck’Em Tech with Rec Sports and OrgSync

Laura Thomas, Assistant Director of Sports Clubs & Intramurals at Texas Tech University, gave an interactive overview of how to utilize OrgSync beyond the basics of managing sport club organizations. She outlined how Texas Tech has successfully streamlined departmental processes for facility & risk management and their incorporation of certifications available for students. Laura was able to help […]

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[Webinar] Engage Forward: Reflections and Applications of Learn Forward

Posted by 7 days ago
Engage Forward: Reflections and Applications of Learn Forward

Dr. Corey Seemiller, Director of Leadership, Learning, and Assessment and Adam Cebulski, Senior Director, Research & Strategic Initiatives at OrgSync guide us through a comprehensive review of best practices in using a variety of engagement models, techniques, and strategies. Over the past academic year 29 webinars and 7 eBooks on student engagement were authored to share […]

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[Webinar] Coming Full Circle with Feedback as an Assessment Measure

Posted by 4 months ago
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Mike Stefancic, Service-Learning Coordinator from Boise State University, showcased an innovative way to integrate feedback loops into their service learning program. First, Mike discussed effective feedback loops and conceptually how and why to integrate them into engagement experiences. He then shared best practices for giving feedback and had tips and strategies to integrate feedback into […]

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[Webinar] Evaluating Leadership Development with the Student Leadership Competencies

Posted by 4 months ago
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Dr. Corey Seemiller, Director of Leadership, Learning, and Assessment at OrgSync, presented on using the Student Leadership Competencies to evaluate student engagement. She discussed what leadership competencies are, the history of the Student Leadership Competencies study, and various types of evaluation methods and tools to use to measure student engagement using the competencies. She highlighted […]

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[Webinar] Assessing Student Learning Outside the Classroom

Posted by 4 months ago
Assessing Student Learning Blog Post

Dr. Darby Roberts, Director of Student Life Studies at Texas A&M University, provided a comprehensive overview of different ways to engage in both direct and indirect assessment. She discussed rubrics, pre and post assessment, reflections, and many other creative assessment techniques. She also shared best practices, tips and tricks, and resources to help measure co-curricular […]

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[Webinar] Creating a Meaningful Co-Curricular Transcript Program for Students

Posted by 4 months ago
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Nate Adams, Customer Training Specialist, & Jennifer Atzenhoffer, Campus Consultant, closed the March Learn Forward Webinars by discussing best practices surrounding implementing Co-Curricular Transcript initiatives on campus. They also discussed the benefits to student populations by having documents such as co-curricular transcripts on campus. Watch the recorded webinar online.

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[Webinar] In Their Own Words: Reflection as a Powerful Pedagogy

Posted by 4 months ago
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Dr. Tom Matthews, Assistant Dean of Leadership and Service at SUNY Geneseo shared insights on the power of getting students to tell their story. Interspersed between real-life journal entries from students, Dr. Matthews provided great insight into how you can incorporate journals and reflections into your programs. He also provides the background of his GOLD […]

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Introducing the Likert Item (and more forms updates!)

Posted by 4 months ago
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You love forms. Our statistics show that OrgSync users have submitted over 3.5 million forms during the past year. So today, we are excited to introduce additional features for forms that you’ve requested! First, Likert items—ideal if you are interested in increasing your use of OrgSync for assessment purposes—are now available on forms. We’ve also updated both the form builder elements list and portal forms […]

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[Webinar] The Art of Reflection: When, Why, and How to Use it Effectively with Student Engagement

Posted by 5 months ago
The Art of Reflection Blog

by Adam Cebulski Dr. Corey Seemiller, Director of Leadership, Learning, and Assessment at OrgSync presented on theories for engaging students in reflection. Dr. Seemiller provided great insight into several models of reflection around co-curricular experiences along with many examples of creative ways to reflect outside of written responses. The presentation highlighted how to customize reflective […]

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