Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley-logo

Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley

Education Podcasts

Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. Learn more at go.iu.edu/assessmentinstitute. 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/.

Location:

United States

Description:

Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. Learn more at go.iu.edu/assessmentinstitute. 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/.

Language:

English

Contact:

3174097972


Episodes
Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e09: A Conversation with Editors of the Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry, Improvement, and Impact (JSAIII)

6/17/2024
In this episode, we have a conversation with editors of the Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry, Improvement, and Impact (JSAIII), which is an open access publication advancing assessment across all student affairs functional areas. Our guests are Heather Strine-Patterson and Alice Mitchell, both of whom serve as editors of the Journal, and both have extensive backgrounds on various college and university campuses. Link to the Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry, Improvement, and Impact (JSAIII): https://journals.indianapolis.iu.edu/index.php/jsaiii/index. 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: May 2024. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at go.iu.edu/assessmentinstitute.

Duration:00:44:05

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e08: Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TiLT) with Mary-Ann Winkelmes

5/20/2024
This episode focuses on Transparency in Learning and Teaching, also known as TiLT. Our guest is Mary-Ann Winkelmes. Mary-Ann is Founder, Director, and Principal Investigator of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education project. Link to plentiful resources from the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TiLT) project: https://tilthighered.com/. 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 2024. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at go.iu.edu/assessmentinstitute.

Duration:01:00:23

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e07: A Conversation with the Co-Author of Teaching with AI: A Practical Guide to a New Era of Human Learning from Johns Hopkins University Press

4/9/2024
In this episode, we have a conversation with a coauthor of the book, Teaching with AI: A Practical Guide to a New Era of Human Learning, released in April 2024 by Johns Hopkins University Press. Our guest is Eddie Watson. Eddie is Associate Vice President for Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation and Executive Director for Open Educational Resources and Digital Innovation at the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Links to resources mentioned in this episode: Teaching with AI: A Practical Guide to a New Era of Human Learning (released in April 2024 by Johns Hopkins University Press): https://www.press.jhu.edu/books/title/53869/teaching-ai American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U): https://www.aacu.org/ 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 2024. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:00:40:44

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e06: A Conversation with Editors of the Routledge Book, Coordinating Divisional and Departmental Student Affairs Assessment (2nd Edition)

3/7/2024
This episode features editors of the 2nd edition of the Routledge book entitled Coordinating Divisional and Departmental Student Affairs Assessment. Our guests are Erin Bentrim, Gavin Henning, and Kimberly Yousey-Elsener. Erin is a Data and Learning Analytics Strategist at Anthology, Inc. Gavin is Professor of Higher Education at New England College, where he directs graduate programs in higher education and provides leadership to the Center for Innovation, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship. Kim is Visiting Associate Professor for Higher Education and Student Affairs at Binghamton University. Link to Coordinating Divisional and Departmental Student Affairs Assessment (2nd Edition): https://www.routledge.com/Coordinating-Divisional-and-Departmental-Student-Affairs-Assessment/Henning-Bentrim-Yousey-Elsener/p/book/9781032608358 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: February 2024. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:00:48:35

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e05: A Conversation with Co-Editors of Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education, Volume Two: Strategies for a Changing Higher Education Environment

2/12/2024
In this episode, we have a conversation with the co-editors of the Routledge book Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education, Volume Two: Strategies for a Changing Higher Education Environment. Our guests are Jane Marie Souza and Tara Rose. Jane Marie is Associate Vice President for Accreditation and the Accreditation Liaison Officer at the University of Rochester. Tara is Interim Associate Vice Provost and Director of Assessment at Louisiana State University. Links to books mentioned in this episode: Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education, Volume Two: Strategies for a Changing Higher Education Environment: https://www.routledge.com/Exemplars-of-Assessment-in-Higher-Education-Volume-Two-Strategies-for/Souza-Rose/p/book/9781642675498 Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education: Diverse Approaches to Addressing Accreditation Standards: https://www.routledge.com/Exemplars-of-Assessment-in-Higher-Education-Diverse-Approaches-to-Addressing/Souza-Rose/p/book/9781642672497 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 2024. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:00:32:10

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e04: The Relationship Between Student Affairs, Assessment, and Accreditation

1/16/2024
This episode focuses on the intersection of work in student affairs and that of assessment and accreditation. Our guests are Sarah Gordon, Bill Heinrich, and Pam Shefman. Sarah is Associate Professor and Interim Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at Arkansas Tech University. Bill is Director of Mindset at Symplicity, an educational technology firm. Pam is Executive Director of Planning and Assessment at the University of Houston Clear Lake. Link to article discussed in this episode ("The role of student affairs in regional accreditation: Why and how to be included"): https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/jsaiii/article/view/27916 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: November 2023. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:01:00:00

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e03: A Conversation on Equity-Centered Collaboration in Assessment and Improvement with Bethany Miller and Ellen Peters

12/15/2023
In this episode, we have a conversation on the theme of equity-centered collaboration in assessment and improvement. Our guests are Bethany Miller and Ellen Peters. Bethany is Director of Institutional Research and Assessment at Macalester College and Ellen is Associate Provost for Institutional Research, Planning, and Student Success at the University of Puget Sound. 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: November 2023. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:00:45:26

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e02: A Conversation with Four Contributors to the 2nd Edition of Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education, a book from Routledge

11/16/2023
This episodes features four contributors from the 2nd Edition of Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education, a book published by Routledge featuring more than 50 thought leaders and partners from the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis. Our guests are Divya Bheda, Nick Curtis, Jerry Daday, and Caleb Keith. Divya is an education consultant with a particular focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, access, and justice. Nick is director of assessment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jerry is executive associate dean in the Institute for Engaged Learning and professor of sociology at IUPUI. Caleb is director of research strategy and initiatives at IUPUI. In addition to discussing Trends in Assessment, our guests will also share information about other affiliated resources of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis. Links to resources mentioned in this episode: Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education (2nd Edition): routledge.com/Trends-in-Assessment-Ideas-Opportunities-and-Issues-for-Higher-Education/Hundley-Keith/p/book/9781642676099 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis: assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu/ Assessment Update: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/15360725 Research & Practice in Assessment: rpajournal.com/ 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: October 2023. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:01:03:42

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s04e01: A Conversation with Ken O'Donnell, recipient of an inaugural Assessment Institute in Indianapolis award recognizing excellence in High-Impact Practices (HIPs)

10/16/2023
In this episode, we have a conversation with Ken O’Donnell, the inaugural recipient of a new Assessment Institute in Indianapolis award for excellence related to High-Impact Practices, often referred to as HIPs. Ken is Vice Provost at California State University-Dominguez Hills, and he is one of the founders of HIPs in the States, a network of colleagues advancing the work of High-Impact Practices on college and university campuses throughout the United States. Links to resources mentioned in this episode: American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U): aacu.org/ HIPs in the States: assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu/program/HIPs_in_the_States.html National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): nsse.indiana.edu/ 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: October 2023. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner and Angela Bergman. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.

Duration:00:51:22

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e12: Leadership Perspectives with Debra Humphreys from the Lumina Foundation

9/18/2023
This episode features a leadership perspectives conversation with Debra Humphreys, Vice President of Strategic Engagement with the Lumina Foundation. Lumina Foundation: luminafoundation.org 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: September 2023. 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.

Duration:00:44:31

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e11: Leadership Perspectives with Carleen Vande Zande from the National Association of System Heads (NASH)

8/14/2023
In this episode, we have a leadership perspectives conversation with Carleen Vande Zande from the National Association of System Heads, or NASH as it is also known. At NASH, Carleen serves as the Chief of Staff for the Institute for System Improvement and Innovation and is involved in several national-level initiatives. Links to resources referenced in this episode: National Association of System Heads: nash.edu/ Delivering on the Promise of High-Impact Practices (book): routledge.com/Delivering-on-the-Promise-of-High-Impact-Practices-Research-and-Models/Zilvinskis-Kinzie-Daday-ODonnell-Zande/p/book/9781642673616# 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: June 2023. 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.

Duration:00:52:31

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e10: A Conversation with Leaders from the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN)

7/10/2023
This episode features leaders from the Competency-Based Education Network, or C-BEN as it is also known. Our guests are Amber Garrison Duncan and Tiffany Freeze. Amber is Executive Vice President and Tiffany is Vice President for Consulting Services at C-BEN. Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN): c-ben.org/ Other references mentioned in this episode include: Anderson, L., & Krathwohl, D. A. (2001). Taxonomy for learning, teaching, and assessing: A revision of Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives. Longman. Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives handbook I: Cognitive domain. David McKay Co. Krathwohl, D. R., Bloom, B. S., & Masia, B. B. (1964). Taxonomy of education objectives: Affective domain. David McKay Co. 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: May 2023. 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.

Duration:01:07:03

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e09: Leadership Perspectives with Erick Montenegro of the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education

6/15/2023
In this episode, we have a leadership perspectives conversation with Erick Montenegro, who serves as Associate Director of the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Links to resources mentioned in this episode include: The Pell Institute: https://www.pellinstitute.org/ Council for Opportunity in Education: https://coenet.org/ National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA): https://www.learningoutcomesassessment.org/ Reframing Assessment to Center Equity: Theories, Models, and Practices: https://styluspub.presswarehouse.com/browse/book/9781642672572/Reframing-Assessment-to-Center-Equity 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: May 2023. 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.

Duration:00:46:52

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e08: Discussing the Carnegie Elective Classifications with Marisol Morales from the American Council on Education

5/15/2023
This episode features Marisol Morales, who serves as the Executive Director of Carnegie Elective Classifications at the American Council on Education. We spend time discussing the Elective Classification for Community Engagement and the Leadership for Public Purpose Classification, both of which reflect important values and goals for colleges and universities. As you will hear, we spoke with Marisol during her busy travels promoting this important work. American Council on Education: https://www.acenet.edu/ Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education: https://carnegieclassifications.acenet.edu/ 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: April 2023. 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.

Duration:00:50:46

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e07: Discussing Students' Basic Needs with Colleagues from The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University

4/17/2023
In this episode, we spend time discussing students’ basic needs with colleagues from The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University. Our guests are Anne Lundquist, Stacy Priniski, and Josh Williams. Anne is Director and Assistant Professor at The Hope Center in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple. Stacy is a Senior Evaluation Associate at The Hope Center. Josh is a practitioner-researcher at The Hope Center. Learn more about The Hope Center at: hope.temple.edu. 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 2023. 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.

Duration:00:53:08

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e06: Leadership Perspectives with Chancellor Joe Garcia from the Colorado Community College System

3/13/2023
This episode features a leadership perspectives conversation with Joe Garcia, Chancellor of the Colorado Community College System, the largest higher education and workforce training provider in the State of Colorado. Colorado Community College System: cccs.edu/ 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: February 2023. 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.

Duration:00:36:45

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e05: A Conversation with Three Leaders Representing Institutional Accreditation Organizations in Higher Education

2/14/2023
In this episode, we spend time with three leaders representing institutional accreditation organizations in higher education. Our guest are David Chase, Laura Gambino, and Mac Powell. David is Vice President of Educational Programs at the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, known as WASC, where he is part of the Senior College and University Commission. Laura is Vice President at the New England Commission of Higher Education. Mac is President of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, also affiliated with WASC. Links to the institutional accreditation organizations mentioned in this episode: Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges: https://accjc.org/ New England Commission of Higher Education: https://www.neche.org/ Western Association of Schools and Colleges—Senior College and University Commission: https://www.wscuc.org/ 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 2023. 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.

Duration:00:59:20

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e04: Leadership Perspectives with Amelia Parnell from NASPA

1/17/2023
This episode features a leadership perspectives conversation with Amelia Parnell, Vice President for Policy Research and Advocacy at NASPA, a U.S. association devoted to serving student affairs administrators in higher education. Some of the resources mentioned in this episode include the following: NASPA (association): https://naspa.org/ You Are a Data Person (book): https://styluspub.presswarehouse.com/browse/book/9781642671377/You-Are-a-Data-Person Speaking of College (podcast): https://www.speakingofcollege.com/ 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: December 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.

Duration:00:46:57

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e03: The Role of Chairs in Leading Higher Education Institutions with Representatives from The Department Chair, a Wiley Publication

12/14/2022
In this episode, we discuss the role the Department Chair plays in higher education institutions with representatives from the Wiley publication entitled The Department Chair. Our guests are Carolyn Allard, Trey Guinn, Juston Pate, and Halley Sutton. Carolyn is Editor of The Department Chair; Trey is Associate Professor and Program Director in the School of Media and Design at the University of the Incarnate Word; Juston is President and CEO of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College; and Halley is Managing Editor for Wiley’s suite of higher education publications. Learn more about The Department Chair at this link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/19364393. 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: November 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.

Duration:00:56:08

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

s03e02: A Conversation with Contributors to a Special Issue of Assessment Update Focused on Learning Improvement

11/14/2022
This episode features contributors to a special issue of Assessment Update focused on learning improvement. Assessment Update is a bimonthly periodical from Wiley for which Stephen Hundley, host of the Leading Improvements in Higher Education podcast, serves as editor. Each of today’s podcast guests have contributed articles to the November/December 2022 issue of Assessment Update. Our guests are Terri Flateby, Megan Good, Julie Morrison, Monica Stitt-Burgh, and Pam Tracy, all of whom are members of the Learning Improvement Community. 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: October 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. Resources referenced in this episode include: Assessment Update, accessible via the website of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis: assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu. Learning Improvement Community: learning-improvement.org.

Duration:00:53:28