Impact Your Training with AIR’s Digital Pass

AIR’s Digital Pass brings a wealth of learning opportunities right to your desktop. Each year, the AIR Forum is filled with educational sessions that highlight the training needs of professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning, and related postsecondary education fields. The concurrent sessions recorded in the Digital Pass are some of the highest rated sessions on topics that help you fulfill the duties and functions of your job, and help you grow professionally. Also recorded were the Keynote, Plenaries, and several Impact Sessions from the 2017 Forum.

Forum Impact Sessions focused on a wide range of emerging and important topics and issues with impact for everyone in higher education fields. AIR members can view three of these sessions as part of the Digital Pass. Not a member? Scroll down to view video clips of these sessions.

​​​​Breaking D​own Silos: Collaborating for Data-Informed Decision-Making

: Kevin Kruger, NASPA; Andy Brantley, CUPA-HR; Bill Dillon, NACUBO; Megan McClean Coval, NASFAA; Tom Green, AACRAO; Moderator: Christine Keller, Association for Institutional Research

Listen in as association leaders share their perspectives on how to build collaborative relationships for the benefit of their members, higher education leaders, and students. 

Data Visualization Showcase

Presenters: Ozlem Kacira, Pima Community College; Christopher Pena, University of Denver; David Troutman, University of Texas System; Arie Spirgel, Nova Southeastern University; Moderator: Michelle Appel, University of Maryland-College Park

Walk through demonstrations of four popular tools used for the creation of data visualizations. See the strengths and challenges of each tool and learn multiple ways IR professionals tackle a similar question in different settings.

IR's Role in Organization​al Diversity and Inclusion Conversations​

Presenters: Archie Cubarrubia, Miami Dade College; Michael Le, Humboldt State University; Tod Massa, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; Kristin McKinley, Lawrence University; Jason Rivera, Dickinson College; Moderators: Erika Farfan, Kenyon College; Waddell Herron, CSU Office of the Chancellor (retired); Gina Johnson, Association for Institutional Research

Consider IR’s role in organizational conversations about diversity and inclusion as you listen to panelists share their experiences. Both general discussion about the role of IR and specific examples of how to handle difficult questions are covered in this session.

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View clips of each session below. Join AIR today for full access to Digital Pass.

Excerpt from Why Do Data and Decisions Often Disagree? Build Your Data-decision Toolbox presented by Heather Kelly, William Knight, Hirosuke Honda, Yash Morimoto, and Mary Ann Coughlin

Excerpt from Better Ways to Measure Community College Student Success

Excerpt from Unexpected Assessment Results? Strategies for Handling the ‘Oh-No‘ Moment

Excerpt from IR's Role In Organizational Diversity And Inclusion Conversations

Excerpt from Breaking Down Silos: Collaborating For Data-Informed Decision-Making

Excerpt from Data Visualization Showcase


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