2018 Conference Workshops

Looking to enhance your conference experience? Consider registering for one of these special offerings. There will be two Pre-Conference Workshops scheduled on Wednesday March 7th. There will also be a Post- Conference Workshop on Saturday, March 10.  CIDA will again host their workshop following the conference on Sunday. Each will bring together colleagues from across the membership for engaging discussion around a specific topic.

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Pre-Conference Workshop A: Enlighten: Updates for Teaching Lighting

Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Speakers: Ruth Beals, IDEC, ASID, NCIDQ,Coordinator, Interior Design Program, CIDA accredited Associate Professor Department of Art and Design, School of the Arts Converse College
Erin Speck, Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture, Corcoran School of Art and Design, The George Washington University,

Cost: $75

Lighting, one of the most dynamic elements of interiors today, is key for aesthetics and sustainable practices. Learn and experience approaches to update your lighting course content and teaching methods with a focus on LED technology. The workshop provides information within four segments: 1. The Battle of the Sources: LED vs. Legacy, 2. LEDs and Luminaires: Traditional and New Design, 3. Lighting Controls: Smart Building Technology, and 4. Your Lighting Course: Content, Assignments and Outcomes. Lighting course content, technological information, product demonstrations and collaborative activities are presented by experienced lighting educators and industry experts. CEU .4 available. 

 

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Pre-Conference Workshop B: Formative Assessment to Enhance the Studio Environment

Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Speaker: Jane M. Hughes, NCIDQ, IDEC, IIDA, Western Carolina University

Cost: $75

The Formative Assessment to Enhance the Studio Environment workshop features learning activities to help interior design educators improve their studio class environment through obtaining and assessing student feedback.  The workshop leader, an experienced interior design professor, explains formative assessment (FA) and its benefits, introduce and exchange applications of FA techniques within three categories of educational taxonomy, and assist in the customization of FA techniques for studio courses.  The workshop is dedicated to educators who want to further teaching excellence.
 
A variety of FA techniques are explored to demonstrate the breadth of ways course content, student perceptions and student learning can be assessed. The workshop methodologies employ some of the FA techniques which will be discussed, allowing participants to actively participate in FA processes, and assess learning within the workshop. Complementing these active learning methodologies are illustrated presentations and participants will receive handouts explaining the techniques with resources for future study.

 

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Post-Conference Workshop: Advancing to Academic Leadership: Strategies for Women

Date: Saturday, March 10
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Speakers: Jane Kucko
Katherine S. Ankerson, AIA, FIDEC, IIDA, NCARB Dean,College of Architecture - University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
Scott M. Ageloff, FIDEC ASID AIA, Founding Principal at Ageloff and Associates
Vini Nathan, Ph.D., Dean and McWhorter Chair in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University

Cost: $75

This half-day workshop is for faculty who have been in higher education for five or more years and are interested in exploring the possibility of advancing to administration, administrators who are seeking higher leadership responsibility, and men in decision-making positions who are interested in mentoring women leaders. The four panelists who will lead this session include: Jane Kucko, Vice-Provost for Global Education, The University of Tulsa; Katherine Ankerson, Dean, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Scott Ageloff, Ageloff and Associates, former Senior VP for Academic Affairs and Dean, New York School of Interior Design; and, Vini Nathan, Dean, College of Architecture, Design and Construction, Auburn University.
Through narratives of leadership, this workshop will identify pivotal moments, tips and pitfalls in each panelist’s professional arc from faculty to administrative roles. The focus of this workshop is the participant and their experiences related to leadership and advancement. Through an interactive mapping exercise, each participant will identify their specific professional leadership goals and develop a process map with strategic pathways that may accelerate and/or accomplish these objectives. Participants are encouraged to bring their vita, and/or teaching portfolios to ask for guidance on how to convey leadership skills for administrative positions, particularly those skills unique to design educators that effectively translate into leadership. Participants will receive a copy of “Women Don’t Ask” by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever.

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Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Workshop

Is your program interested in seeking accreditation or scheduled to seek reaccreditation? If so, consider attending CIDA’s Accreditation Workshop. Participants will gain a wealth of information about the accreditation process and best practices for undertaking an accreditation review. Experienced program faculty, CIDA site visitors, and staff provide insight and guidance on key elements of the accreditation process including preparing for a site visit, writing the Program Analysis Report, and using CIDA Standards as a tool for effective program self-study and continuous quality improvement. This year’s workshop will also include a presentation and discussion focused on CIDA’s Professional Standards 2017.  

Workshop features:      

  • Valuable how-to information to help your program prepare for a CIDA review
  • Real stories from programs that have recently completed a CIDA review
  • Advice from site visitors, program coordinators, and others about organizing an effective site visit
  • Opportunities to engage in discussion that will enhance understanding of accreditation and CIDA’s Professional Standards 2017

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018 (immediately following the 2018 IDEC Annual Conference in Chicago)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: $400 per attendee, lunch included

For more information: Contact Megan Scanlan in the CIDA office at megan@accredit-id.org or 616.458.0400
 

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