Friday April 8, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Track 1: Quality
Track 2: Equality & Opportunity
Terrel Rhodes
Vice President
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Evidence-Based High Impact Practices for Promoting Student Success

Students involved in High-Impact Practices (HIPS) show better retention, higher GPA and succeed more in graduating college. HIPS have been implemented at California State University, Fullerton to promote active student engagement in academic endeavors, as culturally-responsive educational practices, particularly for underrepresented students to close the achievement gaps.

Shari McMahan
Deputy Provost
California State University Fullerton
Hye Sun Moon
Interim Director, Institutional Research and Analytical Studies
California State University Fullerton
Art Critique as High Impact Practice for the Development of Metacognitive Learning

Critique is a primary high-impact practice within the arts that can be transferred to any non-arts discipline. This presentation will provide an overview of a project that reveals the powerful impact of critique to engage students in collaborative, peer-driven, shared intellectual experiences that lead to metacognition and the development of critical thinking and verbal competencies.

Brian Harlan
Associate Provost
California Institute of the Arts
Jennifer Rissler
Dean for Academic Affairs
San Francisco Institute of Art
Omar Safie
Director of Assessment
Laguna College of Art and Design
Debra Ballard
Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
Otis College of Art and Design
Dominick Tracy
Director of Learning Assessment & Accreditation
California College of the Arts