2015 TAIR Conference Presentations

General Session 1 - The Context and Conditions of Institutional Research: A Student Centered Institutional Research Imperative
The Context and Conditions of Institutional Research: A Student Centered Institutional Research Imperative
Dr. Randy L. Swing, Executive Director, AIR

General Session 2 - You Are Rembrandt, Not Dutch Boy® What IR Needs Today
You Are Rembrandt, Not Dutch Boy® What IR Needs Today
John H. Pryor, Principal, Pryor Education Insights LLC

Session A2 - a Decade of Data
A Decade of Data
E. Michael Bohlig, CCCSE
Kyle Lovseth, CCCSE

Session A5 - SAS Programming with SAS Enterprise Guide
SAS Programming with SAS Enterprise Guide
Tracy Stegmair, Texas Woman’s University

Session B5 - Brookhaven College Analytics Project
Brookhaven College Analytics Project
Michael Dennehy, Brookhaven College
Cathy Todd, Brookhaven College
Marianne Roffino, Brookhaven College

Session B6 - So You Want a Data Mining/Warehousing Package: Starting the Process and Beyond
So You Want a Data Mining/Warehousing Package: Starting the Process and Beyond
Robert Springer, Ph.D., Executive Director of IE, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA), Elon University

Session C1 - Managing Through the Chaos: Your IR Office and Project Management
Managing Through the Chaos: Your IR Office and Project Management
Elizabeth Cockerham, The University of Texas System
Miriam McKinney, The University of Texas System

Session C3 - Exploratory Analysis of Faculty Perceptions and Students self-reported time use behavior on the CCSSE and CCFSSE
Exploratory Analysis of Faculty Perceptions and Students self-reported time use behavior on the CCSSE and CCFSSE
Daniel Ohanlon, Austin Community College
Dr. Richard Griffiths, Ph.D, Austin Community College

Session D1 - Is IR Capacity "Bigger" in Texas?
Is IR Capacity "Bigger" in Texas?
Christopher Coogan, Association of Institutional Research
Darlena Jones, Association of Institutional Research

Session D2 - The Data Spot at UNT
The Data Spot at UNT
Cassie Clough, Data Spot Data Analyst, University of North Texas
Jason Simon, Associate Vice Provost, University of North Texas
Mary Barton, Director of Institutional Research, University of North Texas

Session D4 - "Transfer Students: Can We Predict Their Success?" An Updated Study
"Transfer Students: Can We Predict Their Success?" An Updated Study
Rebecca Bowyer, Sam Houston State University
Laci Voth, Sam Houston State University

Session D6 - Reporting Techniques with SAS Enterprise Guide
Reporting Techniques with SAS Enterprise Guide
Chantel Perry, Texas A & M Corpus Christi

Session D7 - Data Brokerage in 15 Minutes or Less
Data Brokerage in 15 Minutes or Less
Richard Plott, Dallas County Community College District

Session E2 - Using SPSS for CBM001 Reports
Using SPSS for CBM001 Reports
Eugenia Jane Haas, Del Mar College

Session E3 - Websites and ADA Section 508
Websites and ADA Section 508
Ruben Garcia, Texas Workforce Commission
James Tanner, Texas Workforce Commission

Session E4 - What You Can and Cannot Say With Data
What You Can and Cannot Say With Data
Holly Stoval, Tarrant County College District
Robert Lorick, Tarrant County College District

Session E5 - Institutional Research and Institutional Review Boards: A Partnership in Responsible Research
Institutional Research and Institutional Review Boards: A Partnership in Responsible Research
Michael Haynes, Tarleton State University
Lesley F. Leach, Tarleton State University

Session F2 - The Impact of Community College Expenditures on Student Completion of Momentum Points
The Impact of Community College Expenditures on Student Completion of Momentum Points
Teresa Isbell, El Centro College

Session F3 - Entering Developmental Students’ Early Experiences and High Impact Practices
Entering Developmental Students’ Early Experiences and High Impact Practices
Colleen Bullock, Center for Community College Student Engagement
E. Michael Bohlig, Center for Community College Student Engagement

Session F4 - Just What Is Retention Anyway?
Just What Is Retention Anyway?
Faron Kincheloe, Baylor University

Session G1 - Keeping Up with the Jonses: Developing Meaningful Peer Groups
Keeping Up with the Jonses: Developing Meaningful Peer Groups
Thomas Martin, Collin College

Session G3 - Making your Assessment Findings Appetizing and Digestible; Then Serving Them Up!
Making your Assessment Findings Appetizing and Digestible; Then Serving Them Up!
Michael Haynes, Tarleton State University
Ashley Tull, Tarleton State University

Session G5 - Using SPSS, Access, and Excel for CBM004 Reports
Using SPSS, Access, and Excel for CBM004 Reports
Eugenia Jane Haas, Del Mar College

Session G6 - Creating a Big Impact IR office on a Small Budget
Creating a Big Impact IR office on a Small Budget
Sharon Carpenter, University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
Nancy Jones, University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio

Session H1 - Organizational Strategic Planning
Organizational Strategic Planning
Ashley Tull, Ed.D., SMU

Session H2 - CBM Verification Process
CBM Verification Process
Morgan Carter, Tarleton State University

Session H4 - Optimizing SQL
Optimizing SQL
Kate Proff, Texas State University

Session H5 - The Challenges of Institutional Research in Building a Culture of Evidence: A Case Study
The Challenges of Institutional Research in Building a Culture of Evidence: A Case Study
David Goomas: Psychology Faculty, El Centro College (DCCCD)

Session I1 - Wage Outcomes 2.0: Overcoming Data Hurdles and Discovering Best Practices
Wage Outcomes 2.0: Overcoming Data Hurdles and Discovering Best Practices
Cathy Delgado, The University of Texas System
Hengxia Zhao, The University of Texas System

Session I2 - Factors Affecting Dropout Rates in Selected Courses with Diverse Methods of Delivery
Factors Affecting Dropout Rates in Selected Courses with Diverse Methods of Delivery
Gabriela Borcoman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Session I3 - Inviting SUE to the Community College
Inviting SUE to the Community College
Amanda Clark, Blinn College

Session I4 - Using Predictive Models to Improve Student Success
Using Predictive Models to Improve Student Success
Kara Larkan - Skinner, Our Lady of the Lake University
Frances Frey, Our Lady of the Lake University

Session I6 - A Step-Wise Evaluation of Three Commonly used Statistical Packages in Institutional Research
A Step-Wise Evaluation of Three Commonly used Statistical Packages in Institutional Research

Workshop J1 - Just Do It! Building a Student Data Warehouse at the University of Houston
Just Do It! Building a Student Data Warehouse at the University of Houston
Vyas Krishnamurthy, University of Houston
Susan Moreno, University of Houston

Workshop J2 - Outcomes Funding for Technical Colleges of Texas: A Model
Outcomes Funding for Technical Colleges of Texas: A Model
Gabriela Borcoman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Workshop K1 - From T Squares and X-Acto knives to Pivot Tables and Beyond
From T Squares and X-Acto knives to Pivot Tables and Beyond
Joe Meyer, Texas State University

Workshop K2 - The ASP - It’s not as deadly as you think
The ASP - It’s not as deadly as you think
Soon Merz, Austin Community College
Daniel Ohanlon, Austin Community College

Workshop W1 - Building an IE to support SACS
Developing an Institutional Effectiveness Approach to Support SACSCOC Reaffirmation
Kara Larkan - Skinner, Our Lady of the Lake University
Frances Frey, Our Lady of the Lake University

Workshop W3 - Newcomers Workbook
Newcomers Workbook
Marilyn Greer