Making data-driven decisions is easier when you have a plan. Even if you are just starting out in the field of professional development learning, whether in design, production, or as a trainer, chances are you begin every project through a backward design lens. Do you do the same with your data?
From conducting needs analysis to reviewing program evaluations, data is waiting for you to find it and transform it into one of your most valuable assets! In this session, you’ll begin thinking about the data you need, how you will get it, and how it needs to be organized to give you actionable answers to questions you haven’t even thought of yet!
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Engaging in this webinar can help you enhance your strategic data collection and analysis immediately and gather the knowledge you need to make even the smallest changes to improve your practices and grow your business. Participants will be able to:
Dr. Julie Strecker holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA, and an MA in Foreign Languages from West Virginia University. Dr. Strecker has over 20 years of experience in developing and managing international education programs and opportunities for adult learners and several years of classroom experience teaching English as a Second Language.
From 2011-2021, Dr. Strecker served Mercer University in various leadership roles, including eight years as the Senior International Officer for the university. Her achievements in this role include leading Mercer’s English Language Institute to achieve initial accreditation from the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). Dr. Strecker also secured grant funding from the Japanese government for student study abroad opportunities, developed and implementing study abroad scholarships, formed institutional partnerships, including the U.S. Peace Corps Preparation Program and the American Council on Education’s Internationalization Laboratory, and led the growth of the study abroad program.
In 2021, Dr. Strecker joined the Art of Education University to pursue her interests in institutional effectiveness and accreditation. She is currently serving in the role of Dean of Accreditation and Compliance and as co-chair of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee. Dr. Strecker is responsible for managing AOEU’s relationships with various external stakeholders, including accreditors, and for providing continuous education within the organization on the importance of accreditation.
Dr. Strecker is a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), and has experience consulting with adult learners interested in increasing awareness diverse perspectives, and she holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Dr. Strecker is a curious, lifelong learner dedicated to the development of society through quality education. She has an extensive record of professional service which includes having served as a peer reviewer for CEA and holding various volunteer leadership for several professional organizations, including NAFSA, UCIEP, GAIE, English USA, and Fulbright.
Dates Available: March 27, 2023 1:30 PM – July 6, 2023 10:59 AM