Using Improvement Science to Accelerate Improvement of Student Health, Well-being, and Equity on Our Campuses

Allison Smith and Scott Tims
January 17, 2018
NASPA Strategies Conference – Portland, Oregon 

With multisector roots, improvement science is a disciplined approach to address complex problems that integrates problem analysis, methods for developing and testing new ideas, and measurement.  Improvement science emphasizes innovation, rapid-cycle testing, and scale in order to generate learning about what changes, in which contexts, produce improvements.  Using an interactive workshop format, this session will detail methods and tools to help health promotion professionals accelerate improvement of student health, wellbeing, and equity — while minimizing risk associated with failed efforts.

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