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LiveText Webinar – Designing Effective Rubrics

2014 Best Practices Webinar Series

Plan ahead and register for the upcoming webinar with Dr. Lance J. Tomei, (retired June, 2013) Director for Assessment, Accreditation, and Data Management, University of Central Florida, as he presents:

Designing Effective Rubrics for Key Performance Assessments of Student Learning
Wednesday, May 7 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm CT

Register yourself, other faculty members, and your institution’s assessment committee for this web event. To learn more about the presenter, this webinar and to register, click below:



This webinar is presented, free of charge, by LiveText. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

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Ghana Exchange Educators Ball and Concert

Ghana Exchange Benefit Concert

Feb. 28, 2014

Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center

Tickets $10
Students with ID $5                                              $15 at the door            

Entertainment, Door Prizes            
Purchase tickets from:  VMS/VHS,VECA/JLN
Call Marilyn Johnson 229-333-8555        

Proceeds support the VCS Ghana Exchange Program

COEHS Student Advising Center Newsflash

Advising Center photoDuring spring semester 2013, the COEHS Student Advising Center (COEHS-SAC) counseled 64 freshmen placed on academic probation after attending one semester at VSU.

For the past 2 years, we held an open house in our office meeting with students individually. This year, the enrollment office decided that each college would design their own freshmen seminar and all freshmen would be required to attend. We designed an online course called College 101. Every student received a syllabus upon entering the room. This online course showed the importance of using Blazeview and the course syllabus. This course was designed to give students a first-hand experience of what they could expect. Students learned the importance of knowing who their advisor is, understanding the Academic Honesty Policies and Procedures, and using all the resources that are available to help be successful in courses.

COEHS-SAC has recently received the academic probation list for fall 2013 freshman. We were pleased that the number of freshmen on academic probation was down from 64 to 42. Since the Dewar College of Education and Human Services implemented centralized advising, the number of freshmen on probation has decreased each year. It went from 112 to 64, and then from 64 to 42.
We are happy that we are making a difference. Students and faculty are encouraged to stop by the Student Advising Center any time

Submitted by COEHS Student Advising Center