Users Conference 2020
Users Conference 2020
3 Secrets of Evaluating Remote Teaching During COVID-19
Join us ONLINE on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 for our annual Users Conference. Explore the secrets of successfully evaluating remote teaching during COVID-19, expand your EvaluWise® knowledge, and learn what's new in EvaluWise®.Register Now
Thomas J. Tobin is the Program Area Director for Distance Teaching & Learning on the Learning Design, Development, & Innovation (LDDI) team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an internationally recognized speaker and author on evaluation of teaching practice, quality in technology-enhanced education, especially copyright academic integrity, and accessibility/universal design for learning.
He holds a Ph.D. in English literature, a second master’s degree in information science, and professional certifications in online teaching (MOT), project management (PMP), Quality Matters (QM), and accessibility core competencies (CPACC).
Tom serves on the editorial boards of InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, the Journal of Interactive Online Learning, and the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.
His books include
- Evaluating Online Teaching: Implementing Best Practices (2015) with Jean Mandernach and Ann H. Taylor.
- The Copyright Ninja: Rise of the Ninja (2017).
- Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (2018) with Kirsten Behling.
- Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (2020) with Katie Linder and Kevin Kelly.
Thomas J. Tobin
PhD, MSLS, PMP, MOT, CPACC
9:00am - 10:00am CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
KEYNOTE: 3 Secrets of Evaluating Remote Teaching During COVID-19
Thomas J. Tobin, PhD, MSLS, PMP, MOT, CPACC
Join Dr. Thomas Tobin to explore the secrets of successfully evaluating remote teaching during Covid-19. Dr. Tobin’s years of experience in the area of evaluating remote teaching is reflected in his practical approach. He is the author of the recently published book Evaluating Online Teaching: Implementing Best Practices, whose content is particularly timely. Don’t miss Dr. Tobin’s engaging and interactive presentation as he will provide answers to those pondering the challenges of evaluating remote teaching.
10:05am - 10:40am CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
EvaluWise® Reports: Reveal Meaningful Data with EvaluWise’s® Powerful Reports
This session will show you the elegant new report layout and the many powerful reports in EvaluWise® to help you and your teachers get the most out of evaluations
The Top Ten Most Common Support Questions
Here’s your chance to get answers to the most important questions your fellow administrators have about getting the most out of EvaluWise®.
10:45am - 11:25am CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
End of Cycle Process in EvaluWise®
Find out the clear and simple steps you can take to efficiently wrap up the End of Cycle Evaluation Process using EvaluWise®. Discover how, by leveraging the lessons learned from many districts EvaluWise® is a go-to tool for this process.
Getting the Most Out of EvaluWise® as a New User
Newer users will learn the most important features of EvaluWise® and find out how to take advantage of this powerful, easy to use tool to complete your informal and formal observations and summative evaluation.
11:30am - 12:05pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Creating and Managing the Evaluation Cycle in EvaluWise®
How can you monitor and make sure teachers and evaluators are completing all the required steps your evaluation process? It’s easy using EvaluWise®! Join this session to see how easy it is and by using evaluation categories, checklists and processes in EvaluWise®.
Building the All-Important Teacher Profile
Creating and using a Teacher Profile is a breeze using EvaluWise®. Join this session to see how easy it is to create a User Profile, Manage Teacher assignments, and assign standard and customized evaluation forms individually and in bulk!
12:10pm - 12:40pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Exploring the Newest Features in EvaluWise®
EvaluWise® is constantly adding new and powerful features for evaluators and teachers to help save time, make the evaluation process more and more efficient, easy to use and customizable. This is one of the most popular sessions offered at our conference. Here’s a chance to learn about the latest enhancements you, our users, have asked for. Attend this session and you see how your requests have come to life in EvaluWise®.
1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Archdiocese of Milwaukee: How to get the most out of EvaluWise®
EvaluWise® is built to be the most user friendly, efficient and effective teacher evaluation software available. Newer users will learn the basics of getting the most out of EvaluWise® using the Archdiocese Teacher Effectiveness Framework
1:35pm - 2:05pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) and EvaluWise®
Learn how to get the greatest impact from the Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) by using EvaluWise® with NEPF.
3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Clark County Newer Users: Getting Started with EvaluWise®
Newer users will learn the most important features of EvaluWise® and find out how to take advantage of this powerful, easy to use tool to complete NEPF.
3:35pm - 4:05pm CDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Getting the Most out of using EvaluWise® for NEPF in Clark County
Clark County Nevada users learn how to get the most out of EvaluWise® using the Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF). You will learn tips, shortcuts and powerful features to make the evaluation process in Clark County as efficient and effective as possible.