December 3, 2012 1:39 pm


Wednesday, December 5th at 12:00pm EST
Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout
Conversation: #SAlive

I recently sat  down, virtually over Google Plus On-Air Hangouts, with Lisa Endersby, Student Experience Advisor at the  University of Ontario Institute of Technology on another episode of Student Affairs Live!

Lisa and I talked about beginning assessment strategies in Student Affairs and Higher Education, as well as her ideas on best practices and tips to get started.

Questions covered:
Please tell us your professional story and your role at your institution.

  1. What makes Assessment such an important part of our Student Affairs work?
  2. What’s the difference between student affairs in Canada and the US?
  3. Let’s talk about the process of starting an assessment project.  How should one get started?
  4. How do you use Assessment in your day to day work?
  5. What are some common challenges that folks may encounter if they are new to developing and implementing assessment ideas? Blind spots?
  6. If I was a graduate student, wanting to go into this area of student affairs, what steps should I take?
  7. What are some assessment projects you wish you had more time for?
  8. Favorite educational technology app, website, news source?-
  9. How do you support innovation at Ontario Institute of Technology in Student Affairs?

As we gear up for the spring of 2013 semester, if you have thoughts of pulling together an assessment project for your department or division, please watch the show in syndication!

Lisa Endersby is a student affairs nerd currently teaching and learning with students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Ontario, Canada. She is leading the development of her department’s assessment plan after jumping into the career services and community outreach deep end with both feet.

When not in the office, Lisa volunteers with Destination Imagination, an international organization committed to fostering creative problems solving skills for students of all ages. Lisa is also an active member of CACUSS (Canadian Association of College and University Student Services), where she is working to bring together and engage a network of leadership educators from across the country.  As an (over)committed extrovert, Lisa continues to advocate for awesome in all its forms. Find Lisa online and follow her on Twitter.

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