Beginning on July 15, Assessment administered a survey to Spring 2020 graduates asking for their RSVPs for commencement. As of July 24, 608 Spring graduates have responded to the survey for a 20.41% response rate. 439 (72.20%) plan to attend the October commencement. 39 (6.41%) plan to attend the December commencement. 130 (21.38%) do not plan to attend either … [Read more...] about Commencement: Who’s Coming?
Putting together a 30,000-word summary of the university's processes from top to bottom—and backing every bit of it up with evidence—isn't what you'd call a good time. As the scope of the project suggests, though, it's serious business and a critical part of maintaining Missouri State's accreditation.Assessment guided the 2015 campus visit from reviewers with the Higher … [Read more...] about Assessment Submits HLC Mid-cycle Accreditation Report
Our goal in the Office of Assessment is to support faculty who are looking closely at student learning. Congratulations to these faculty currently working on projects. Dr. Alana Mantie-Kozlowski, Psychology: She was wanting supplies to facilitate “Support focus groups with students or alumni to ask questions related to program learning outcomes.” She indicated that she will … [Read more...] about How Faculty Assess Student Learning: Update and Progress
We’ve tried to keep to the principles that assessment on campus is about reducing—rather than creating—work, and that work in assessment should be rewarded. To that end, we make a point of acknowledging those on campus who have worked to improve student outcomes by changing the way we ‘do assessment’ at Missouri State. That means doing more than a pat on the back. The following … [Read more...] about Acknowledging MSU’s Assessment Leaders
From April 13 to 23, Missouri State administered the Bears Care: Online Transition Survey to see how our students were doing with the transition to online learning due to COVID-19. We decided to ask them, "Is there anyone at Missouri State who has been especially helpful during this challenging time? Please tell us so we can thank them." Over 2,400 students added a thank … [Read more...] about Bears Care: 2,400 Students say Thank You