Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to Jim Valkenburg
at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 


ATP On-Line Workshop Series


Registration for the "Summer Four Pack Special" Workshop series has
closed.  However, 

the ATP is happy to announce that the seventh in its series of on-line
workshops,  Outcomes, Objectives and Assessment of Academic Support
Programs, will be offered as an open entry/open exit workshop where
participants may visit any module at any time.  This workshop will be
offered July 7 through August 13, 2006.  Registration will end June 28,

The workshop topics include: 

s         Why Assess?

s         Quantitative Data

s         Interviews, Surveys and Focus Groups

s         Benchmarking

s         Using CATs for Assessing Tutoring

s         Evaluating By Appointment Tutoring and Peer Coaching

s         Seven Steps to Assessment

The workshop topics have been developed to meet the needs of individuals
with little experience in assessment techniques but will also serve
individuals and programs that have more experience in assessing academic
support.  It is the goal of the workshop to allow participants to get a
very broad view of the range of assessment possibilities and for
developing and assessment strategies.   Each participant will work
independently, but on-going communication on the discussion board for
each module will allow everyone to share experiences and network with
other professionals.  

Workshop presenters include: Johanna Dvorak (University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Lee Helbert-Gordon (Prairie State College), Darla
McCann (Anoka Ramsey Community College), Jack Truschel (East Stroudsburg
University) Jim Valkenburg (Delta College), Pamela Way (University of

The intended audience is tutors and tutor trainers.   This workshop will
count as two CEUs toward tutor or tutor trainer certification, but
active participation on the discussion board is required to earn the
certificate of completion.  


The cost of this workshop is $40 for ATP members and $65 for
non-members.  However, you may become a member and enroll for the
workshop at the same time.  You may register for the workshop on-line at
<>  .  Checks must be received
before participants are registered into the workshop.  Once payment is
received, participants will be registered and passwords e-mailed.
Instructions for the use of the teaching/learning platform will also be
sent to each participant.   


If you have any questions, please contact Jim Valkenburg at 
[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>  .

Lynell R. Williams
Assistant Director, Student Achievement Services
University Learning Services
UNC Wilmington
601 S. College Rd. - Box 5968
Wilmington, NC 28403
phone 910/962-7857 
fax 910/962-3727


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