Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley

Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, IUPUI

Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley from IUPUI is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu), the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. The podcast profiles people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Join thought leaders for engaging discussions of enduring and emerging topics, themes, and trends affecting colleges and universities. This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment/.

s02e10:  A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Delivering on the Promise of High Impact Practices
Jul 7 2022
s02e10: A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Delivering on the Promise of High Impact Practices
This episode features three editors of a new Stylus Publishing book entitled Delivering on the Promise of High-Impact Practices:  Research and Models for Achieving Equity, Fidelity, Impact, and Scale.  Our guests are Jerry Daday, Jillian Kinzie, and John Zilvinskis.  Jerry is a Professor of Sociology at IUPUI, where he also leads the Institute for Engaged Learning in the Division of Undergraduate Education.  Jillian is Interim Co-Director of the National Survey of Student Engagement in the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University Bloomington.  John is an Associate Professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York.Some of the resources mentioned in this episode include the following:American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) – for Postsecondary Research (CPR) – on the Promise of High Impact Practices (book from Stylus Publishing) – in the States – Institute for Engaged Learning – Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) – season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment.Episode recorded:  June 2022.  Host:  Stephen Hundley.  Producers:  Chad Beckner, Caleb Keith, and Shirley Yorger.  Original music:  Caleb Keith.  This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.
s02e08:  A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Reframing Assessment to Center Equity
May 9 2022
s02e08: A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Reframing Assessment to Center Equity
This episode features three editors of a new Stylus Publishing book entitled Reframing Assessment to Center Equity:  Theories, Models, and Practices.  Our guests are Gianina Baker, Gavin Henning, and Anne Lundquist.  Gianina is the acting director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.  Gavin is Professor of Higher Education at New England College where he directs the master’s and doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration.  Anne is managing director for learning and innovation at The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University.This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment.Episode recorded:  March 2022.  Host:  Stephen Hundley.  Producers:  Chad Beckner, Caleb Keith, and Shirley Yorger.  Original music:  Caleb Keith.  This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.Some of the resources mentioned in this episode include the following:Anthology’s website for the Equity Centered Landscape Survey - High Achievement:  Assessment of Student Learning and Development - Design for Equity - Assessment to Center Equity: Theories, Models, and Practices - is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods - Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through  Mindfulness - Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry, Volume 3 related to equity -
s02e04:  The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning
Jan 17 2022
s02e04: The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning
In this episode, we discuss The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning.  Our guests are Timothy Brophy, Maria Leite, Marcia McCaffrey, and Jeff Poulin.  Timothy is Director of Institutional Assessment and Professor of Music Education at the University of Florida.  Maria is Assistant Director of Institutional Assessment at the University of Florida.  Marcia is an Arts Consultant with the New Hampshire Department of Education.  Jeff is Managing Director of Creative Generation.  Please see below for information about several resources mentioned during this episode.This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment. Episode recorded:  January 2022.  Host:  Stephen Hundley.  Producers:  Chad Beckner, Caleb Keith, and Shirley Yorger.  Original music:  Caleb Keith.  This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.Some of the resources mentioned during this episode include the following:The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning:  Alliance for Arts Education:   Boal, A. (2000). Theater of the Oppressed. Pluto press. Brophy, T. S. & Haning, M. (Eds.). (2020). Advancing music education through assessment: Honoring culture, diversity, and practice. Selected papers from the 7th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education. Chicago, IL: GIA Publications. Brophy, T.S. (Ed.). (2019). The Oxford handbook on policy and practice in music education (Vols. 1 and 2). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Freire, P. (1972). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: Herder and Herder.Hooks, B. (1994). Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. Routledge.Music and the Brain:  Go - Upside Down & Inside Out:  from the Colorado Department of Education:  from the Michigan Arts Education Instruction & Assessment:   Resources from the New York State Department of Education: Assessment for Learning: Anti-Racist Arts Teachers:  & Humanities: Don't Leave School Without Them:
s01e26:  Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a National Science Foundation program
Sep 20 2021
s01e26: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a National Science Foundation program
In this episode, we recognize and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a grant program of the National Science Foundation.  This goal of this federal program is to assist higher education institutions in broadening participation of historically underserved students in the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  Our guests are Leroy Jones II, Kim Nguyen, and Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy.Leroy is Professor of Chemistry and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Chicago State University.  Kim is Director for Statewide and Regional Collaborations in the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute at IUPUI.  Zakiya is Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Science at Louisiana State University.  All three of our guests have been leaders in their own contexts in supporting the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation.  Two important references are mentioned in this episode: (1) the “Tinto Model,” which can be found in Tinto, V. (1993). Leaving college: Rethinking causes and cures of student attrition (2nd ed.). University of Chicago Press; and (2) the LSAMP website, which can be accessed here: season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by Watermark, the largest global provider of educational intelligence software solutions for higher education. Watermark offers integrated digital tools that support assessment and accreditation, faculty activity reporting, course evaluation and surveys, and catalog and curriculum management. Learn more at watermarkinsights.com.  Episode recorded:  August 2021.  Host:  Stephen Hundley.  Producers:  Chad Beckner, Caleb Keith, and Shirley Yorger.  Original music:  Caleb Keith.  This podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.