Featured Presenter for a Chronicle of Higher Education Webinar with 1,700 Registered Participants, January 2013Facilitated Follow-Up Q&A Session with TaskStream, March 2013
PresenterAAC&U MeetingStudent Success & the Quality AgendaMiami, April 2013Session Title: Creating a Culture of E-Portfolios:A Model of Institutionalizing Integrative LearningSession Abstract: This interactive session willdemonstrate a developmental approach to buildingan e-portfolio program focused on integrativelearning, including how to transition studentacademic portfolios into professional portfolioswhile maximizing opportunities for institutionalreporting/assessment. Framed in the Center forExperiential Learning as a tool that fosters criticalreflection on experience, our ePortfolio Programhas established pathways for students to developportfolios for courses, academic programs,assessment, and professional usage.
PresenterAAC&U Annual MeetingThe Quality of U.S. DegreesAtlanta, January 2013Session Title: Connecting ePortfolios to a 4-YearDevelopmental PlanSession Abstract: This session will provide an overviewof Loyola University Chicago’s Four-Year Plan forStudent Transformation. The Four-Year Plan was acollaborative project of student affairs and academicaffairs, providing suggested curricular and co-curricularhigh-impact experiences and milestones forundergraduate students. The plan is currently beinglaunched through the E-Portfolio program, utilizing thefirst-year seminar course as the gateway into the Four-Year Plan. Future plans will be featured, includinginitiatives to assess engaged learning outcomesthrough Loyola’s Center for Experiential Learning.
PresenterAssociation for Authentic, Experiential, Evidence-Based Learning(AAEEBL)Annual ConferenceBoston, July 2012Session Title: Connecting the Dots: ePortfolios & Integrative LeadershipSession Abstract: In this session, we will connect the dots and identify theways in which eportfolios facilitate integrative leadership identitydevelopment, using the Leadership Identity Development (LID) model andintegrative leadership theories as a framework.Session Title: Building a Developmental ePortfolio Program Model: TheCourse, Program, Assessment and Professional ePortfolio ContinuumSession Abstract: This interactive session will demonstrate adevelopmental approach to building an eportfolio program, including howto transition academic portfolios into professional portfolios whilemaximizing opportunities for institutional reporting/assessment. Examplesfrom Loyola University Chicagos ePortfolio Program will be featured asstages along the eportfolio continuum from students’ first-years throughgraduation.
PresenterHigher Learning Commission (HLC)Conference on Quality in Higher EducationChicago, April 2012Session Title: How to Implement e-Portfolios on YourCampus, with TaskStreamSession Abstract: e-Portfolios are a popular way toshowcase student work. Used correctly, they are also apowerful pedagogical and assessment tool. Topicsinclude evaluating solutions, involving faculty andadministration, and integrating e-portfolio systems withother campus technology.
PresenterAssociation for American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)General Education and Assessment ConferenceNew Orleans, February 2012Session Title: Assessment, ePortfolios, and Experiential Learning:Expanding the ModelSession Abstract: This session focuses on the collaborationbetween Loyola’s Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy (FCIP) andits Center for Experiential Learning (CEL), including a detailed lookat the CEL assessment plan and the decision to incorporateePortfolios. Facilitators will discuss the CEL’s development and useof assessment rubrics and its connection to a re-accreditationproject with the Higher Learning Commission. Through smallgroupdiscussions, the session will engage participants with templates forassessment plans and potential ePortfolio projects applicable totheir home campuses. After attending this session, participantswill be able to:(1) articulate how examples may be applied to other projects; (2)identify programs at their own institutionswhere information presented could be applied; and (3) recognizethe presented models potential to integrateePortfolio and assessment planning on their own campuses.
PanelistLoyola University Chicago, Higher Education ProgramCurriculum Design CourseFall 2011 & Fall 2012Panel Title: Fostering & Supporting Significant LearningExperiencesRecommendation from Panel Host:“Ashley Kehoe is a creative and accomplished designer of highimpact, learner-centered programs and workshops. Herknowledge of curriculum development, program evaluation, andassessment of student learning is robust. What sets Ashley apartfrom other curriculum and assessment experts, however, is hercreative mindset. She is a designer at her core, and her passion isstudent learning. Ashley integrates these elements in ways thatmake her an outstanding program development and evaluationprofessional.”- Jennifer Haworth, October 11, 2012Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
At Loyola University ChicagoMember, University Staff Council, Staff Development Committee, Elected 2012• Support opportunities for professional development, including a staff mentoring program• Review and select nominations for monthly and annual staff awardsMember, Loyola Experience Implementation Committee, 2012 – Present• Provide feedback on implementation of a document designed collaboratively by Academic Affairs and Student Development to facilitate transformative student learningMember, Key Experiences Committee, Division of Student Development, 2011 – Present• Plan and implement the “Key Experiences Initiative” to encourage critical reflection on the university mission and values of diversity, service, justice, faith, & knowledge
Broader EngagementMember, AAEEBL Conference Planning Team, 2011-12 & 2012-13• Engage in strategic and operational planning for the annual AAEEBL conference, including soliciting andsupporting session conveners• Review and rate proposals for conference presentersMember, Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, Cohort VII, 2012-15• Conduct research on the impact of student learning and educational outcomes in collaboration withinstitutions exploring the questions:“What learning is taking places as a function of electronic portfolios?” and “How do we know?”
Co-Facilitator, Faculty Development Workshop on ePortfolio ImplementationLinfield College, June 2012• Prepared materials for a 2-day faculty development seminar on effective use of ePortfolios for learning, assessment, and professional development• Focused on understanding the “value-added” for students when using ePortfolios• Designed and facilitated interactive activities, responded to Q & A, and prepared a presentation on understanding 21s century studentsPanelist, Chicago State University Assessment Coordinators’ MeetingChicago State University, 2013• Served on a panel discussing experience with ePortfolios as a tool for teaching, learning, assessment, & professional development• Actively engaged in Q&A on ePortfolio related topics