To get the full benefit of a faculty activity reporting system, you need help from your most important asset, your faculty. After all, their activities and accomplishments define your university. User Group 2017 is less than two months away, and our agenda is jam-packed with informative presentations by your university peers, including several with success in encouraging faculty to embrace Activity Insight and steer its use. Register today to take part in these faculty-focused sessions:
FROM TRAINING WHEELS TO FULL SPEED: GETTING FACULTY IN THE RACE
Tia Palsole, Project Coordinator
The University of Texas at San Antonio
A critical tool for getting faculty on board is good training. The University of Texas at San Antonio shares how their highly-rated curriculum has grown over the last three years. Hear their methods for convenient, accessible and useful sessions to engage faculty to use the system to its full advantage.
FOCUS ON FACULTY: TWO SCHOOLS, TWO APPROACHES
Nikki McNamara, Academic Policy Manager
Louisiana State University
Dr. Kelly Wilkinson, Associate Dean, Business
Indiana State University
Hear how two schools used different strategies to motivate faculty to not only utilize the system, but highlight their accomplishments. The results are impressive. Indiana State University will share details of its successful “Day of Me” event. Louisiana State University will describe how strategic communication methods helped 1,300 faculty more effectively manage their activities.
FORMING A STEERING COMMITTEE TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACTIVITY REPORTING SUCCESS
Nicole Gampe, Activity Insight University Administrator
Pennsylvania State University
The rollout is complete, now what? How are ongoing questions answered? Who has the responsibility to make the strategic, long-term AND detailed decisions? Penn State University began its Activity Insight Committee five years ago and today has almost 50 members, to address these questions. Discover how this committee functions with the management team and Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, coordinates university-wide and unit-specific requirements and shares knowledge and expertise. Hear how your campus can take a similar approach.
IMPLEMENTING WEB PROFILES TO DRIVE SYSTEM USAGE
Christopher Taverna, Applications Administrator & Trainer
The State University of New York at Fredonia
The State University of New York at Fredonia had been using Activity Insight for several years, however their usage was flat. In 2015, the Marketing and Communications web team was brought into the fold to implement Web Services for integrating Activity Insight content into faculty web profiles. Hear the successes and challenges for this pilot project which concluded in May 2017.
User Group 2017, October 8-10 in Milwaukee, has a wide range of presentations, including keynote speaker Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, our annual DM Download from CEO and Founder Matt Bartel and a look at what’s ahead on the DM product roadmap. Take a look at the full agenda and register today.