2005 TAIR Conference Presentations

A Better Tool to Use for Financial Aid Analysis – The FAR System: Nicolas Valcik, University of Texas at Dallas

Assessment of the IR Function at UT Pan American:  Susan Griffith, PhD – UT Pan American and Marsha Kellman, UT System

MS Excel Pivot Tables and Charts- an easy way to provide interactive tables to clients:  Joe Meyer – Texas State University

Hindsight 20-20 – Keys To A Successful SACS Reaffirmation Under the New Principles of Accreditation:  Denise Young, Ph.D. & James E. Klassen, Ph.D. – University of Dallas

Which Students Will Be Successful? A Collaborative Approach to Developing An Admissions Score:  Denise Young, Ph.D. & Connie Tull, M.S. – University of Dallas

From Institutional Effectiveness to Quality Enhancement: Will It Enhance Effectiveness for Higher Education? – Constance L. Howells, Eastfield College and Gabriela Borcoman, Bill Priest Institute for Economic Development

Combining Institutional and U.S. Census Data to Set Benchmarks – Bruce Lockhart and Joe Meyer, Texas State University, San Marcos

How to Use a Sectored Employment Strategy to Increase Student Success – Ruben Garcia and Hiwot Berhane, Arlington, TX

Post-Exit Labor Market and Higher Education Achievements Of Persons Served Under: Project QUEST Inc. (Quality Employment Through Skills Training) – TJ Snyder

Distance Learning Benchmarking – A North Texas Community College Consortium project

Concrete Steps: Form Good Evaluation Questions & Create Online Surveys – Katharine Mason and Jack Green Musselman

The Costs and Benefits of Using a Tiered, Web-based Course Evaluation Tool – Katharine Mason and Robin Zuniga

Characteristics of Concurrent/Dual Credit Students in the Gulf Coast Community Colleges of Texas – Dr. David L. Preston, Gulf Coast Association for Institutional Research

Using Microsoft Access to Organize Institutional Research Offices

(paper) – Brian Cordeau, Sam Houston State University

Where Does It Hurt Redux? Using Coordinating Board Data to Identify and Improve Real Retention Problems
(handout3) – Thomas K. Martin, Ph.D. Collin County Community College District

Surviving Reaffirmation: Two TSTC Approaches to Compliance & the QEP  (handout1)
(handout4) – Kathy Kennedy, Texas State Technical College, West Texas and Blanca Treviño Bauer, Texas State Technical College, Harlingen