Palmetto Academic
Consulting
Services, Inc.

Committed to providing quality educational and  outcomes  assessment services

Previous Presentations and Workshops

The following are presentations, workshops, seminars, etc. that I have conducted in the past.

Online Presentations via WebEx:

  • "Best Practices in the Assessment of Student Learning", Three part series, October 12,13,14, 2015 
  • "Alignment of Mission, Goals, Program Outcomes and Course Outcomes", September 15, 2014
  • "SLOs-Where do you start?", November 9, 2012
  • "Setting the Course for Assessing Student Learning Outcomes", November 4, 2012
  • "Using Technology in the Taxation Classroom", April 13 and 26, 2012
  • "Leveraging CengageNOW to Assess Student Learning", November 9, 16, 2011
  • "Student Learning Outcomes and CengageNOW", March 9, 17, and April 1, 2011
  • "Measuring Outcomes and Improving Student Results", October 12, 12, 29, 2010
  • "Measuring Outcomes and Improving Student Results with CengageNOW", March 18, 23, 26, 30, 2010
  • "Outcomes Assessment and ThomsonNOW", March 2007 and April 2007
  • “WebTutor Online”, September, 2005
  • "Using the Instructor's Guide to Online Resources supporting Accounting 21e", September, 2004
  • "Just What the Doctor Order: Using Online Resources", March, 2004
  • "A Business Instructor Goes Online", February, 2004

Conference/Speaker Presentations:     

  1. University of the Redlands, School of Business, Redlands, CA, November 9-11, 2015, "Best Practices in Assessing Student Learning Outcomes"
  2. Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC, August 14, 2015, "Best practice in Assessing Student Learning Outcomes"
  3. Thomas Edison State College, School of Business, Trenton, NJ July 22-24, 2015, Staff Training Sessions
  4. ACBSP "Pre-Conference Assessment Workshop", Philadelphia, Pa, June 22, 2015    
  5. Kwantlen Polytechnic University, May 27-29, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Faculty Training and Assessment Workshops  
  6. Brenau University, Gainesville, Ga. May 1, 2015, "Student learning Assessment Workshop"
  7. Concordia College - Alabama, Selma Ala., April 6-9, 2015, Faculty Training Sessions                
  8. Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, October 16-17, 2014, "Assessing Student Learning Outcomes Workshop"
  9. ACBSP "Region 3 Pre-Conference Assessment Workshop", October 9,2014, Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina
  10. Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida, August 13-14, 2014, "Assessing Student Learning Outcomes Workshop"
  11. ACBSP Pre-Conference Assessment Workshop, Chicago, IL, June 20, 2014
  12. Gaston College, Dallas, North Carolina, February 19, 2014, "Assessment Rubrics"
  13. Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, January 21, 2014, In-Service Assessment Workshop,
  14. Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, October 15-18, 2013 Assessment Workshop Series for Academic Programs.
  15. ACBSP Pre-Conference Assessment Workshop, Salt lake City, Utah, June 21, 2013.
  16. A-B Tech Community College, Asheville, NC, June 5 -6, 2013 "Summer Assessment Workshop"
  17. Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, March 5, 2013, "Assessing Student Learning Workshop", March 6, 2013, "How are you cultivating your assessment garden?" 
  18. North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, February,14 and 15, 2013, "The Wonderful World of Assessing Student Learning"; "Data Analysis Made Easy"; "Closing the Loop".
  19. Northeastern State University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 8, 2013, "Assessing Student Learning Workshop". 
  20. A-B Tech Community College, Asheville, NC, January 10, 2013, "The Wonderful World of Assessing Student Learning"; "Data Analysis Made Easy"; "Closing the Loop".
  21. Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska, November 1-2, 2012, "Student Learning Outcomes Workshop"
  22. Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina, October  25-26, 2012, Godbold School of Business, Student Learning Assessment Conference, " The Wonderful World of SLOs"; "Developing SLOs", "The Final Steps of the Assessment Process", The ABCs of Assessment Rubrics"
  23. ACBSP Region 3 Conference, September 22, 2012, Asheville, North Carolina, "The World Today: An Ethical Dilemma"
  24. ACBSP Region 3 Conference, September 21, 2012, Asheville, North Carolina, "Writing Effective Student Learning Outcomes"
  25. Post University, Waterbury, CT., August 31, 2012, "Assessing Your General Education Core Successfully"
  26. Post University, Waterbury, CT., August 30, 2012,"The Wonderful World of Student Learning Outcomes"
  27. Post University, Waterbury, CT., August 29, 2012, "Standardization in the Reporting and Storing of SLOs Results"
  28. Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina, August 9, 2012, "How Are You Cultivating Your Assessment Garden?"
  29. Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina, August 8, 2012, "The ABC's of Assessing Student Learning"
  30. Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina,  June 26, 2012, "The Wonderful World of Rubrics Workshop".
  31. ACBSP Pre-Conference Assessment Workshop, Baltimore, Maryland, June 15-18, 2012, "Completing the Student Learning Process".
  32. TACTYC 2012 Annual Conference, Savannah, Ga., May 19, 2012, "The World Today: An Ethical Dilemma".
  33. Owensboro Community and Technical College, Owensboro, Kentucky, March 29, 2012, "The ABC's of Student Learning Assessment".
  34. Wake Tech Community College, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 23, 2012, "Measuring Outcomes and Improving Student Results with CengageNOW".
  35. Florida Gulf Coast University-Lutgert School of Business, Fort Myers, Florida, February 10, 2012, "Measuring Outcomes and Improving Student Results with CengageNOW".
  36. Owens Community College, January 4, 2012, Toledo, Ohio, “The ABC’s of Assessment” and “Assessment Rubrics”.
  37. Cengage Learning - Creating the Future in Accounting Conference, November 10-12, 2011, Mason, Ohio, "CengageNow Tips and Tricks", "CengageNOW and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes", "CengageNOW - Behind the Scenes".
  38. ACBSP, Region 3 Conference September 22-24, 2011, Chattanooga, TN, "How to Get Involved in ACBSP", "Using Assessment Rubrics", and "Leveraging CengageNOW to Assess Student Learning".
  39. Gardner Webb University, Godbold School of Business, Boiling Springs, North Carolina, "Using Assessment Rubrics", September 2, 2011.
  40. ACBSP Annual Conference, Indianapolis Indiana, Preconference workshop, “The Wonderful World of Rubrics”, June 24, 2011.
  41. Austin Community College, "Measuring Outcomes and Improving Student Results with CengageNow" and "SLO-Digging Deeper" June 17, 2011, Austin, Texas.
  42. Conference on Accounting Technology - Creating the Future in Accounting, sponsored by Cengage, "Measuring Outcomes and Getting the Most out of CengageNOW", March 24-25, 2011, San Diego, California.
  43. Lone Star College - Montgomery Campus, Conroe, TX, Presentations: "The Wonderful World of Student Learning Outcomes", "Student Learning Outcomes Made Simple", "Data Collection, Analysis, and Closing the Loop", "Administrators: How Does Your Assessment Garden Grow?", "Benefits of ACBSP Specialized Accreditation", February 17 and 18, 2011.
  44. Gaston College, Dallas, North Carolina, Two-day workshop on Student Learning Outcomes, February 3 and 4, 2011.
  45. SACS 2010 Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, “Assessing General Education Competencies: Mission Possible”, December 7, 2010.
  46. ACBSP Region 8 Conference, Vienna, Austria, “Outcomes Assessments- Let’s Close the Loop”, November 26, 2010.
  47. Cengage Learning Leadership Symposium on Education and Technology, Chicago, Illinois, “Reporting Outcomes Using Online Homework”, October 22, 2010.
  48. eCollege’s President’s 2010 Roundtable, San Diego, California, Panelist for “Navigating the Changing the Landscape of Education”, October 6, 2010.
  49. MTC Assessment Institute’s 2010 Summer Assessment Workshop, Columbia, South Carolina, “Session A: Overview of SLO Process; Session C: The ABC’s of Data Analysis”, July 15, 16, 2010.
  50. ACBSP Annual Conference, Los Angeles, Ca., “Paths to Leadership”, June 26, 2010.
  51. ACBSP Annual Conference, Los Angeles, Ca., Preconference workshop, “Data Analysis and Closing the Loop”, June 25, 2010.
  52. TACTYC Annual Conference, Carefree Arizona, “Student Learning Outcomes-Closing the Loop”, May 15, 2010.
  53. Atlantic Assessment Conference, Raleigh North Carolina, “Student Learning Outcomes-The MTC Success Story”, April 12, 2010.
  54. Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City Kansas, “Student Learning Outcomes- The MTC Success Story”, February 22, 2010.
  55. Gardner Webb University, North Carolina, Godbold School of Business, Distinguished Executive Speaker, Topic: “Ethics”, November 19, 2009.
  56. ACBSP, Region 6 Conference November 5-7, 2009, Sante Fe, New Mexico, “SLO’s: Data Analysis-The Next Step” and “ACBSP’s Revised Standard and Criteria for Associate-Degree Accreditation.”
  57. ACBSP, Region 4 Conference October 7-9, 2009, St. Paul, MN, “SLO’s: Data Analysis-The Next Step”, “ACBSP’s Revised Standard and Criteria for Associate-Degree Accreditation.”
  58. ACBSP, Region 3 Conference September 23-25, 2009, Nashville, TN “ACBSP’s Revised Standard and Criteria for Associate-Degree Accreditation.”
  59. Midlands Technical College, Spring 2009: “Student Learning Outcomes: The Who, What, Where, and When."
  60. South Carolina’s Association of Accounting Educators (SCAAE), Anderson, SC, February, 2008: “Student Learning Outcomes-It’s easier than you think.”
  61. ACBSP Annual Conference, New Orleans, La., June, 2008: “The Technology Age in South Carolina”; “Best Practices in Student learning Outcomes”, and “Review of the Standards and Criteria for Accreditation.”
  62. ACBSP Region III, Nashville, Tenn. October, 2008: “The ABC’s of Analyzing Student Learning Assessment Data.”
  63. ACBSP Region III, Charlotte North Carolina, October 2007: “Re-grow your Business Program”. Selected as best of region presentation.
  64. ACBSP Pre-conference and Annual Conference, Orlando Florida, June, 2007, “Overview of Outcomes Assessment” and “Quality Assurance Reports”, “Developing Student Learning Outcomes.”
  65. TACTYC: Teachers of Accounting at Two-year Colleges, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 2007, “Outcomes Assessment- It Is Easier Than You Think.”
  66. Southwestern and You Partnership Series, San Diego, California, March 2007, “Outcomes Assessment” and “Using ThomsonNOW in your Teaching.”
  67. Thomson Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January, 2007, “Teaching Accounting with Online Resources.”
  68. Accounting Forum, Memphis, Tennessee, October, 2006, “Using Online Resources to Effectively Teach Accounting Principles.”
  69. ACBSP-Region 3 Annual meeting, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, October, 2006, "Preparing Quality Assurance Reports" and "Closer look at Outcomes Assessment.”
  70. ACBSP 2006 Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, “Preparing Quality Assurance Reports.”
  71. IMPACT 2004 6th Annual WebCT User Conference, Orlando Florida, July 2004, “A Mission Possible: Integrating WebCT's E-learning Environment into your Teaching.”
  72. League for Innovation 2003 Conference on Information Technology, Milwaukee, October 2003, “Using Online Resources, A Mission Possible.”
  73. WebCT Annual Users Conference: Boston, Mass, July 2002, “Using Online Resources, A Mission Possible.”
  74. Ninth International Conference of College Teaching, Learning and Technology, Florida, April 1998 “Creativity in the Classroom.”
  75. ACBSP Annual Conference: June, 1997, California: “Innovation and Creativity in the Classroom: Accepting the Mission.”
  76. SACS Annual Meeting, December, 1997 “Surviving the Self-Study.”
  77. SACS Self-Study Training presentations, Midlands Technical College: February 1998, April 1998, June 1998, April 1999, June, 2001.