Customized Consulting

IDEA staff have a wealth of experience, as well as access to research and resources, to assist individual institutions on a variety of topics such as assessment of characteristics unique to a college or university, accreditation outcomes, faculty development and curriculum mapping.

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Accreditation Alignment

IDEA’s strategic advisory services provides consulting on accreditation standards that require improvement to be achieved through an ongoing and systematic cycle of evaluation, integrated planning, implementation, and re-evaluation. By building capacity for analytics, our consultants will guide your institution to engage in self-analysis leading to improvement in all areas of learning and teaching.

Available Workshops 

  • Developing an Integrated Curriculum
  • Accreditation and Data-Driven Decision-Making

Consultation and workshops can also be built on topics such as: 

  • Building Analytic Capacity
  • Mapping the Curriculum
  • Tracking and Reporting Progress
  • Using Student Feedback

Faculty Development

IDEA offers professional services designed to improve teaching effectiveness and associated learning outcomes. IDEA can provide your institution with tailor-made workshops on effective teaching strategies, best practices for online course facilitation, and other topics related to teaching effectiveness.

Available Workshops

  • Faculty Development: From Analysis and Implementation to Evaluation

Consultation and workshops can also be built on topics such as: 

  • Engaging the Student
  • Enhancing Academic Skills
  • Implementing Active Learning Strategies
  • Putting Self-Reflection Into Practice

Issues in Higher Education

Identifying issues and opportunities to improve course, program, and institutional outcomes can have strategic implications for your unit and your university. 

Available Workshops

  • Make Your Campus "Lean"  (built on themes from The Lean Startup, by Eric Ries)

Consultation and workshops can also be built on topics such as: 

  • Identifying and Dealing with Bias
  • Developing Effective Faculty Evaluation Systems
  • Measuring Civic Engagement
  • Providing Adjunct Support

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