The ACT Global Academy for Measurement & Learning

Register for the 2019 ACT Global Academy for
Measurement & Learning

November 4-8, 2019 | Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Learn about current issues in the fields of assessment and learning from ACT’s world renowned researchers and subject matter experts.

The Academy’s goal is to offer a broad curriculum to help partners and educators gain insights into ACT’s institutional knowledge, research, and cutting-edge science. Join us, collaborate, and exchange ideas with educators, administrators, and policymakers from around the globe. 

2019 ACT Global Academy for Measurement & Learning  

When: 4-8-November 2019 

Where: ACT Campus, Iowa City, Iowa 

Who: Education professionals, leaders, researchers, and influencers 


Sample Course Offerings

Science, Technology and Trends in Assessment and Learning 

  • Innovative Assessment Design: Learning Solutions for Creativity & Computational Thinking
  • Mission to Mars: Artificial Intelligence and Collaborative Problem Solving in Cooperative Games

Transformative Initiatives & Custom Assessment

  • Beyond Academics – A Holistic Framework for Enhancing Education and Workplace Success
  • Adaptive Learning – Where Have We Been and Where are We Headed?

Large-Scale High Quality Assessment Design

  • Assessing Multiple Dimensions of Understanding in Learners
  • High Quality Assessment Design: Item Development, Benchmarks and Predictive Analytics

Social and Emotional Learning 

  • Social Emotional Learning Assessments: Global and Local – Taking a USA-Created Assessment to the Global Community
  • Social Emotional Learning: Item Writing Workshop and Measurement

Global Workforce Development & Credentialing 

  • Global Workforce Trends in 2019 – What skills do today’s workers really need?
  • Behavioral Skills and Navigation Factors for Workplace Success – What really matters?

Educator Solutions and Services

  • Open Educational Resources: Helping Educators Make the Most of Powerful Classroom Tools
  • The International Student Journey: Success and Struggles for Attending College in the US