2014 TAIR Conference Presentations

General Session II - Divided We Fail: A Report on National Forums Concerning Problems Facing Higher Education
Dr. William Muse, National Issues Forum Institute

Session A1 - THECB Legislative Update

Session A2 - Transitioning from Fact Book to KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Catalog
Catherine Hooper, Lone Star College System
Chris Tkach, Lone Star College System
Kent McShan, Lone Star College System

Session A3 - Where's the Training? Opportunities for Professional Development in IR
G. Marc Turner, Texas State University

Session A4 - We Have a New Verb on Campus... and You Can Get One, Too!
Robin Logan, University of Incarnate Word
Dru Duos, University of Incarnate Word

Session B4 - Spurring a Dialogue between Community Colleges and ISDs
George Gonzalez, San Jacinto College
Michelle Callaway, San Jacinto College
Maria Gallegos, San Jacinto College
Marco Lozano, San Jacinto College

Session B5 - Promoting Efficiency and Quality: Standardized Reports and Data Request Workflow
Janet Flores, Lone Star College System
Deseree Probasco, Lone Star College System
Kent McShan, Lone Star College System

Session B6 - The Role of IR in Randomized Controlled Trials: the New Mathways Project Evaluation
Funnel Analysis Template      Persistence Data Template
John Diamond, MDRC
Jennifer Dorsey, MDRC

Session B7 - The Effects of Developmental Education Redesign on Students and the College
Karen Laljiani, Cedar Valley College
Marlon Mote, Cedar Valley College
Richard Plott, Dallas County Community College District

Session C1 - Utilization of Multivariate Time Series Method to Forecast Student Enrollment: A Solution to a Methodological Problem
Amanda Kay Moske, University of North Texas

Session C2 - Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Taxing: A Study of SCH Accrual and Student Outcomes
Carmen Allen, University of Houston
Becky Claytor, University of Houston
Maureen Croft, University of Houston

Session C3 - Texas Consumer Resource on Education and Workforce Statistics
Gabriela Borcoman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Ruben Garcia, Texas Workforce Commission

Session C6 - Countdown to First Class Day:
Using SAS and Windows Task Scheduler to Automate a Dynamic Enrollment Report

George Gonzalez, San Jacinto College
Michelle Callaway, San Jacinto College
Maria Gallegos, San Jacinto College
Marco Lozano, San Jacinto College

Session D1 - Best Practices for Programming and Data Management
Faron Kincheloe, Baylor University

Session D2 - Preventing Information Indigestion: Reporting Data in Fun-size Pieces
Jimmy Roberts, Temple College

Session D3 - Texas State Reporting: Then and Now (Lessons Learned)
Robert Ricks, Lone Star College System
Melissa McLeod, Lone Star College System

Session D4 - Training Relatedness: A Measure of Success for TSTC and UT-System Graduates
Ruben Garcia, Texas Workforce Commission
Hiwot Berhane, Texas Workforce Commission

Session D5 - Of Community Colleges, by Community Colleges, and for Community Colleges: A New Completer Follow-Up Instrument Focused on Learning Outcomes
Thomas K. Martin, Collin County Community College

Session D6 - Performance Metrics: Developing a Dashboard with Tools You Already Have
Joseph Baumann, Blinn College

Session E1 - Student Success Outcomes: A Regression Analysis
Anna Garland, Lone Star College System
Chris Tkach, Lone Star College System
Latrice Rideout, Lone Star College System

Session E3 - Who's Staying and Who's Going? And More Importantly, What Do We Know About Each??
Michael Haynes, Tarleton State University
Jamie Wood, Tarleton State University
Jake Hoon, Tarleton State University
Morgan Carter, Tarleton State University

Session E4 - Building Accountability into the Strategic Plan
Tom Corll, Midland College

Session E5 - SAS: Your One-Stop Shop for Institutional Research
Tracy Stegmair, Texas Woman's University
Greg Gengo, Texas Woman's University

Session F1 - Using Student Tracker to Inform Enrollment Management Outcomes
Hengxia Zhao, The University of Texas System
David Troutman, The University of Texas System

Session F3 - Meeting the Challenge of Closing the Loop for Student Learning Outcome (SLO) Assessment
Jinhao Wang, Lone Star College System

Session F4 - Development of a Qualitative Research Team:
Expanding the IR Function Through the Inclusion of Library Professionals

Paul Illich, McLennan Community College
Tom Proctor, McLennan Community College
Sharon Kenan, McLennan Community College
David Irvin, McLennan Community College

Session F6 - Getting to Know Cognos
Donna Artho, Sam Houston State University
Xiaohong Li, Sam Houston State University

Session G3 - Building a Comprehensive New Analyst Training Program
Deseree Probasco, Lone Star College System
Kent McShan, Lone Star College System
Jacqueline Goffney, Lone Star College System

Session G4 - Transfer Students: Can We Predict Their Success?
Rebecca Bowyer, Sam Houston State University
Alacia Voth, Sam Houston State University

Session G5 - TSR: A Blueprint for Migrating TSR from System A to System B
Robert Ricks, Lone Star College System
Melissa McLeod, Lone Star College System
Mary Sims, Lone Star College System

Session H2 - Utilizing CAS Self-Assessment Guidelines in Demonstrating Institutional Effectiveness
Michael Haynes, Tarleton State University
Diane Taylor, Tarleton State University
Ashley Tull, Tarleton State University

Session H3 - The Relationship Between Date of Registration and Student Performance
Paul Illich, McLennan Community College
Laura Wichman, McLennan Community College

Session H4 - University Students' Perceptions of Academic Cheating
Tianlan Wei, Texas Tech University
Lucy Barnard-Brak, Texas Tech University
Marcelo Schmidt, Texas Tech University

Session I1 - Building an IR Data Request Form
Jessica Guillory, Dallas County Community College District

Session I2 - The Information is Out There: Web Accessible Information about Community College Programs
Jimmy Roberts, Temple College

Session I4 - The Art of Data Analysis
G. Marc Turner, Texas State University

Workshop W2 - Newcomers to Institutional Research
Texas Workforce Commission - Tools for Institutional Research
Ruben Garcia, Texas Workforce Commission

Workshop W10 - Show Them the Money: How to Use Wage Records to Inform Multiple Audiences
David Troutman, University of Texas System
Mehary Stafford, University of Texas System
Cathy Delgado, University of Texas System

Workshop W11 - The Role of IR in Randomized Controlled Trials: the New Mathways Project Evaluation
Handout - IPEDS Changes
Soon Merz, Austin Community College
Richard Batey, Texas State University
Danica Frampton, St. Edward's University
Cindy Ullrich, Brazosport College