Category Archives: Quality Initiative Project

Behind the Scenes in the Office of Assessment

Ever wonder what really goes on in that fourth floor corner of Carrington? Take a gander at one of the Office of Assessment’s most recent planning and brainstorming meetings by reading through the staff notes below: Upcoming Goals Work with

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An Undergraduate Experience In Assessing Learning in Public Affairs

My Perspective Before my participation in the Quality Initiative Project (QIP)–an assessment of student learning related to public affairs, I didn’t give much thought to the public affairs mission. I never even considered why it was so important to the

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Balancing the Equation: A Professor’s Formula for Incorporating the Public Affairs Pillars into the Physics Classroom

Incorporating the public affairs mission into a classroom setting can often seem daunting and overly complicated. It’s a call that many faculty wish to heed, but are unsure of how they might structure it correctly. Dr. Shyang Huang, a professor in the Department

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A Graduate Research Assistant Perspective on Assessment: The Charlie Whitaker Edition

Introduction Hello! My name is Charlie Whitaker and I’m a new Graduate Research Assistant in the Office of Assessment. I’m happy to announce that this is my first post on Assessment in Action, a blog featuring the work, events and upcoming developments from inside the office.

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Collecting, Collaborating, and Celebrating: Assessing Student Learning

This review session recap includes a brief overview of how we look at student work related to public affairs, how the experience impacted our reviewers, and what is happening with public affairs assessment right now.

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